EFL : Abraham Nets 50th Career League Goal; Plymouth Argyle's Ladapo, Shrewsbury's Okenabirhie Strike
Published: March 30, 2019
Allnigeriasoccer.com's round-up of the Nigerian players who were on target for their respective EFL clubs on Saturday, March 30. In the Championship, Chelsea loanee Tammy Abraham netted his 50th career league goal at the age of 21 as Aston Villa recorded a 2-1 win against Blackburn Rovers at Villa Park. All the l...
EPL Wrap : Ndidi Superb; Iheanacho Cameo; Billing Relegated; Success Assists; Balogun Not In 18; Solanke Subbed In
Published: March 30, 2019
A round-up of Nigerian players that were in action for their respective clubs in the English Premier League on Saturday, March 30. Nigerian players with dual nationalities and have played competitively for the senior national teams of other countries have been omitted. At the American Express Community Stadium, S...
Balogun Hits Goal No. 23 As Arsenal U18s Rout Swansea City 8-0
Published: March 30, 2019
Red-hot Nigerian starlet, Folarin Balogun continued his impressive goalscoring form this season for Arsenal after netting for the U-18s in their 8-0 rout of Swansea at the Shenley Training Centre on Saturday.The striker played the last seven minutes of the U-23s 1-0 win over West Ham yesterday evening but was still aff...
Akpom Reveals The Main Reason Why He Had To Leave Arsenal
Published: March 30, 2019
Chuba Akpom has lifted the lid on why he had to cut ties with Arsenal, citing the need to play more games and moving onto the next level in his career pushed him towards the exit door.The 23-year-old was forced to end a fifteen-year-association with the Emirates Stadium outfit in the summer of 2018, signing on for Gree...
Two Nigerian Youngsters who Could Break Into The Limelight Under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
Published: March 30, 2019
All managers who have worked at Old Trafford had at least one youngster break into limelight during their tenure. Many youngsters broke into limelight during Sir Alex Ferguson's reign, and the most successful of them was Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo who has five Ballon d'Or awards under his belt. Adnan Januza...
Chelsea Legend Reveals How Derby County Boosted Tomori's Market Value
Published: March 30, 2019
Derby County head coach, Frank Lampard has opined that Chelsea loanee, Fikayo Tomori has done his market value little harm if his phenomenal showings in the heart of defence for the club this term is anything to go by. The England U21 international has never looked back since switching on loan from Stamford Bridge t...
Okonkwo Keeps Clean Sheet On Premier League 2 Debut For Arsenal
Published: March 29, 2019
Arsenal beat West Ham United 1-0 in their Premier League 2 meeting at Hertfordshire on Friday evening. The big news from Meadow Park is that the Gunners Nigerian goalkeeper Arthur Okonkwo has finally been afforded his debut for the team's U23 side at just 17.Xavier Amaechi, James Olayinka and Bukayo Saka also starre...
Fenerbahce Make Offer To Chelsea For Permanent Signing Of Victor Moses
Published: March 29, 2019
Turkish Super Lig side Chelsea are looking to sign former Nigeria international Victor Moses on a permanent deal, according to various reports in the Turkish press. Aspor.com.tr says The Yellow Canaries have made an initial bid of four million euros for the right winger and Chelsea are mulling over the offer from T...
Arsenal Eye Move For Barcelona Star To Provide Competition For Alex Iwobi
Published: March 29, 2019
Arsenal are reportedly plotting a summer move for Barcelona's Brazilian winger Malcom to provide competition for Alex Iwobi. According to Don Balon, Malcom who joined Barcelona last summer is valued in the region of fifty million euros but the Gunners as well as Tottenham Hotspur are willing to pay €35 million to ...
Leicester Boss Disagrees With Rohr : Iheanacho Is A Good Boy, He's Competing With Vardy
Published: March 29, 2019
Leicester City manager, Brendan Rodgers has leapt to the defense of his troubled striker, Kelechi Iheanacho who has come under stern criticisms this season for perceived lack of professionalism by his national team handler, Gernot Rohr. Though the Franco-German still reserves a soft spot for the U-17 World Cup winne...
Charlton Boss Responds To Reports Linking Nigerian Midfielder With Arsenal Move
Published: March 28, 2019
Charlton Athletic boss Lee Bowyer has responded to speculation in the media linking London-born Nigerian midfielder Joe Aribo with a summer move to Premier League side Arsenal. The Gunners have emerged as a candidate to sign Aribo in the event the Addicks fail to persuade him to renew his contract which expires in ...
How Manchester United Nigerian Fans Reacted To Solskjaer's Appointment As Full-Time Manager
Published: March 28, 2019
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been appointed as the full-time manager of Manchester United on a three-year deal, the Old Trafford side have confirmed via their official website. The permanent employment of the former Norway international, who previously served as caretaker boss after José Mourinho's sacking in December ...
Man City Striker No Longer Eligible For Nigeria, England As FIFA Approves One-Time Switch To Germany
Published: March 27, 2019
Manchester City striker Lukas Nmecha will represent Germany's national teams for the rest of his career after FIFA approved a one-time change of association. Born in Hamburg 20 years ago to a Nigerian father and German mom, Nmecha was provisionally cap-tied to England before permanently pledging his international fu...
Omeruo Defends Chelsea Transfer Policy : It's Good For Players To Go On Multiple Loans
Published: March 27, 2019
Kenneth Omeruo has refused to criticize Chelsea over their transfer policy after arguing that the club are providing their players with an opportunity to gain experience at first-team level. The Super Eagles central defender, Ola Aina, Fikayo Tomori and Tammy Abraham are among the 42 Chelsea players currently spendi...
This 15-Goal Striker Might Regret Turning Down Tottenham In January Transfer Window
Published: March 27, 2019
Josh Maja, 20, was in the most prolific form of his career with Sunderland during the first half of this season as he constantly found the back of the net in the EFL League One. His goalscoring form caught Mauricio Pochettino's eye and the Tottenham manager reportedly made a move for his signature in January transfe...