Alex Iwobi To Travel To USA With Arsenal For MLS All-Star Game
Published: February 11, 2016
Super Eagles striker Alex Iwobi will travel to the United States with the Arsenal team in July for the 2016 AT&T MLS All-Star Game if he is not farmed out on loan in the summer.Major League Soccer announced on Thursday that the English Premiership giants will compete against the finest footballers in the American t...
Kelechi Iheanacho Issues Battle Cry Ahead of Tottenham Hotspur Game
Published: February 11, 2016
Kelechi Iheanacho is aware of the importance of  Manchester City’s Premier League clash against Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday and has called on his teammates to the treat the game like a Cup final.Ahead of the meeting at the Etihad, The Citizens are six points behind table-toppers Leicester City and will lose ...
Fikayo Tomori Stars As Chelsea Qualify For FA Youth Cup Quarterfinals
Published: February 10, 2016
Chelsea U18s have booked a place in the quarterfinals of the FA Youth Cup for the seventh season in a row on the heels of their 4-1 thrashing of Wimbledon on Tuesday at Kingsmeadow.Despite dominating the first-half, the Londoners went into the interval with a one-goal lead, courtesy of Fikayo Tomori who fired past Wing...
Angelo Ogbonna Ecstatic After Netting Game-Winner Vs Liverpool
Published: February 10, 2016
Angelo Ogbonna was delighted after netting the match-winner as West Ham beat Liverpool 2-1 to advance to the fifth round of the FA Cup on Tuesday night.In the final minute of extra time and with the game heading to penalties, the Italian-Nigerian directed a close-range header into the net to send the Hammers fans into ...
FA Cup Team News: Emenike Ineligible; Moses Poised To Make 19th Appearance; Ibe&Ilori Start For Liverpool
Published: February 09, 2016
Fenerbahce loanee Emmanuel Emenike will be hoping West Ham see off Liverpool in the FA Cup on Tuesday night in a fourth-round replay at Upton Park to enable him feature in the competition this season.It has emerged that he is not eligible for selection having completed his move to the Hammers a day after the tie at Anf...
Kelechi Iheanacho Is Manchester City Second Best Player For January
Published: February 09, 2016
Kelechi Iheanacho has missed out on Manchester City’s Etihad Player of the Month Award for January, with Argentina star Sergio Aguero picking up the honours.The Nigeria international was shortlisted for the award alongside Aguero and ex-Arsenal fullback Bacary Sagna.A poll showed that Iheanacho garnered half of S...
Jamie Redknapp Blasts Emenike For Poor Showing Against Southampton
Published: February 09, 2016
Sky Sports pundit Jamie Redknapp was unimpressed with the performance of Emmanuel Emenike on his debut for West Ham.The Fenerbahce loanee took to the St. Mary’s Stadium pitch in the 73rd minute after only two training sessions with his new teammates and had an opportunity to restore parity but his header missed t...
Olympiakos Striker Brown Ideye Off To England
Published: February 09, 2016
Greek champions Olympiakos permitted Brown Ideye to travel to England on Monday to attend to personal matters.The players of the Reds were given a day off yesterday on the heels of their 1-0 victory over PAOK in the Super League on February 7.Apart from being a Commonwealth citizen, Brown Ideye still has ties with Engl...
Mikel Extends Unbeaten Record Under Hiddink To 26 Games After Starring Against Man United
Published: February 07, 2016
John Obi Mikel has extended his unbeaten record under Chelsea interim manager Guus Hiddink to 26 games after lasting the distance as the champions played out a hard-fought 1-1 draw with Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on Sunday in the Premier League.In Hiddink’s first spell in charge, during the 2008-2009 se...
Watford Goalie Hails Spurs Influential Midfielder Dele Alli
Published: February 07, 2016
Watford glovesman Heurelho Gomes has admitted that the Anglo-Nigerian Dele Alli was decisive when he came on in the second half in Saturday’s 1-0 loss to Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane.Shortly after his introduction in the 61st minute, the England international made a delightful cross which was tapped home ...
Emenike Comes Closest To Scoring For West Ham On Debut
Published: February 07, 2016
Emmanuel Emenike made his official debut for West Ham in their 1-0 loss to Southampton on game week 25 in the English Premier League on Saturday.The Hammers have agreed terms with the former Nigeria international until the end of this season and the striker trained on Thursday for the first time with his new teammates....
Premier League Wrap : Ighalo Loses With Watford; Alli Notches Helper;Agbonlahor Opens Season Account; Anichebe&Moses Start
Published: February 06, 2016
Catch up on the performances of players of Nigerian descent in the English Premier League on Saturday.Waftord lost 1-0 to Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane. Super Eagles star Odion Ighalo was in action for 90 minutes but could not add to his 14 goals in the top-flight, while Scotland international of Nigerian descen...
Super-Sub Kelechi Iheanacho Fails To Save City From Surprise Defeat Vs Leicester City
Published: February 06, 2016
Super Eagles striker Kelechi Iheanacho suited up for the 16th time in the English Premier League on Saturday afternoon but could not prevent Manchester City from losing 3-1 to table-toppers Leicester City at the Etihad.With the homers struggling in attack, manager Manuel Pellegrini introduced the Nigeria international ...
Sergio Aguero Beats Dele Alli To EPL Player of the Month Award
Published: February 05, 2016
Manchester City star Sergio Aguero has beaten Tottenham Hotspur’s Anglo-Nigerian midfielder Dele Alli to the Premier League Player of the Month Award for January.Alli was nominated alongside the Argentina national-teamer, Jermain Defoe(Sunderland), Roberto Firmino(Liverpool), Kasper Schmeichel (Leicester City) an...
Arsenal Name Tolaji Bola, Aaron Eyoma To Champions League Roster
Published: February 05, 2016
English Premier League club Arsenal have sent their updated Champions League roster to UEFA, ahead of their round of 16 clash against Barcelona later this month.The Gunners manager, Arsene Wenger, has named Anglo-Nigerian pair Tolaji Bola and Aaron Eyoma, who recently penned professional deals, to the squad list submit...