Vorskla Poltava 0 Arsenal 3 : Saka Becomes Youngest Nigerian To Debut For Arsenal, Feature In Europa League
Published: November 29, 2018
Bukayo Saka was in action for 22 minutes Thursday evening as Arsenal who did not parade Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi defeated Ukrainian side Vorskla Poltava 3-0 to top Group E of the UEFA Europa League with a game to spare.The Match day 5 game played at the NSK Olimpijs in Kiev amid rising political tensions in Ukra...
The Two Nigerian Records That Could Be Broken By Saka : Arsenal Winger Named In 18 Vs Vorskla Poltava
Published: November 29, 2018
Bukayo Saka has moved a step closer in his bid to break the record of Nigeria's youngest debutant for Premier League side Arsenal after he was named in their match day squad for this evening's Europa League meeting against Vorskla Poltava. It was not certain that the Hale End Academy product would be included in the...
Iwobi Battles Uruguay Pocket Dynamo Torreira, A German, Englishman For Arsenal POTM Award
Published: November 29, 2018
Nigeria international Alex Iwobi has been nominated for Arsenal's Player of the Month Award for November 2018. The Hale End Academy product has been shortlisted for the accolade alongside Uruguay World Cup star Lucas Torreira, Germany international Bernd Leno and ex-England U21 star Rob Holding. Iwobi has been ke...
Chelsea Boss Insists Victor Moses Is Ahead Of Barca, Arsenal Target In Pecking Order Of Wingers
Published: November 29, 2018
Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri has reiterated that Victor Moses is ahead of England U17 World Cup-winning winger Callum Hudson-Odoi in his pecking order of wingers. Labelled the Next Eden Hazard because of his playing style, Hudson-Odoi has yet to break into the Blues first team despite his immense potential and has b...
Chelsea-Owned Nigerian Striker Scores Four Goals For Aston Villa In Ten-Goal Thriller
Published: November 28, 2018
A rampant Tammy Abraham scored four goals for Aston Villa as they shared the spoils with Nottingham Forest in a ten-goal thriller at Villa Park on Wednesday evening. Aston Villa had the worst possible start with Grabban and Carvalho both on the scoresheet for the visitors inside the opening five minutes but Abraham ...
Europa League: 17-Year-Old Nigerian Winger In Line For Professional Debut For Arsenal, Iwobi Rested
Published: November 28, 2018
Teenage Nigerian winger cum fullback Bukayo Saka is in line to make his professional debut for Arsenal when they take on Ukrainian opponents Vorskla Poltava in the Europa League on Thursday. Saka trained with the first teamers on Wednesday morning at London Colney and was part of The Gunners traveling party to Kiev....
'New Mikel' Has A Hand In Three Goals As Chelsea Thrash Elfsborg 6-0 In UYL
Published: November 28, 2018
Nigerian midfielder Tariq Uwakwe, who has been likened to John Obi Mikel due to his versatility, had two assists and one goal for Chelsea in their 6-0 rout of  Elfsborg in the second round, second leg of their UEFA Youth League qualifier on Wednesday afternoon. Another exciting prospect of Nigerian descent, Fausti...
2001-Born Nigerian Winger Trains With Arsenal First Team Pre-Vorskla
Published: November 28, 2018
Talented Nigerian winger Bukayo Saka was called up to train with Arsenal's first team ahead of their trip to the Ukrainian capital, Kiev where they face Vorskla Poltava in the Europa League. The 2001-born player was photographed on Wednesday morning vying for the ball with Carl Jenkinson in the team's final training...
Victor Moses Ruled Out Of Chelsea's Clash Vs PAOK, Sarri Explains Why
Published: November 28, 2018
Victor Moses is not in contention to make his seventh appearance of the season in all competitions when Chelsea host Chuba Akpom's PAOK in the UEFA Europa League on Thursday. Providing an injury update at today's pre-match press conference, manager Maurizio Sarri revealed that the former Nigeria international will p...
Arsenal Product Akpom Returns To London To Face Chelsea In Europa League
Published: November 28, 2018
Former England U21 international Chuba Akpom is in line to play a part in Thursday's Europa League meeting between Chelsea and PAOK at Stamford Bridge.  The striker was named in the traveling party that flew to the English capital on Wednesday morning. Akpom was left out of the PAOK squad narrowly beaten 1-0 by...
Team Of The Week Honours For Huddersfield's Billing, Chelsea Loanee Abraham
Published: November 28, 2018
Two players of Nigerian descent on the radar of the Nigeria Football Federation, Huddersfield Town's Philip Billing and Aston Villa's Tammy Abraham, have been named to the Premier League and Championship Team of the Week. Football statistics website Whoscored picked Billing as one of the two central midfielders in a...
UYL: Real Madrid's Akinlabi Bags Assist; Juventus' Iweru Solid; Man City's Nmecha, Ogbeta Crash Out
Published: November 27, 2018
How players of Nigerian descent fared on match day five of the UEFA Youth League on Tuesday, November 27. Manchester City won't be able to progress to the knockout rounds of the competition following their 2-0 loss to Olympique Lyon at Groupama OL Academy Décines-Charpieu. There were starts for defender Nathanae...
Most Represented Origins In English Premier League: Nigeria Second In Africa, 16th In The World
Published: November 27, 2018
In its latest post,  CIES Football Observatory has ranked countries according to the number of domestic league minutes played by their representatives in the big-5 European Leagues made up of the English Premier League, La Liga, German Bundesliga, French Ligue 1 and Italian Serie A. Players representing eighty-five ...
Huddersfield Town Boss Lavishes Praise On Nigerian Midfielder
Published: November 26, 2018
Huddersfield Town manager David Wagner was pleased with Danish-born Nigerian midfielder Philip Billing following his outstanding performance in The Terriers 2-0 win at Wolverhampton Wanderers on Sunday evening. Billing was all over the pitch against Wolves, showed his tackling ability and made a goal line clearance ...
Not At All The Fault Of Watford : The Real Reason New Eden Hazard Will Not Debut For Nigeria
Published: November 26, 2018
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that Watford teenage sensation Jayden Bennetts will not make his international debut for Nigeria at the U20 WAFU Cup in Togo next month and this has nothing to do with the Premier League side blocking the player from representing the Flying Eagles. In fact, Watford had officially an...