Liverpool's Nigerian-Born Winger Attracting Interest From Barcelona, Lazio
Published: March 27, 2019
Liverpool's Nigerian-born winger Bobby Adekanye has revealed that Spanish powerhouse Barcelona are among the European clubs interested in signing him in the summer transfer window. The Netherlands U20 international is set to walk away from Anfield as a free agent in the next three months after refusing to put pen to...
Al-Nasr Dubai SC 2 Arsenal 3 : Nigeria-Eligible Teenagers Make First-Team Debuts For The Gunners
Published: March 26, 2019
Two Nigerian teenagers made their first-team debuts for Arsenal in a 3-2 win over Al-Nasr in a friendly at the newly built Al-Maktoum Stadium, Dubai on Tuesday afternoon.Three players of Nigerian descent had earlier traveled with the club to Dubai but while dazzling winger, Amaechi was named in the starting line-up, mi...
Forget Higuain; This Youngster is The Solution to Chelsea's Attacking Problems
Published: March 26, 2019
This season has been one to forget for Chelsea fans and their manager Maurizio Sarri, who is working with an English club for the first time in his managerial career. The Italian manager started the campaign on fine note as he led the Blues to 18 unbeaten games in all competitions, but he couldn't maintain the tempo...
Nigerian-Born Winger Announces He Is Leaving Liverpool, Rejects Three-Year Deal
Published: March 26, 2019
Ibadan-born winger Bobby Adekanye has announced he will leave Premier League giants Liverpool at the end of the 2018-19 season when his contract expires. Although Serie A side Lazio have been mentioned as a possible transfer destination for Adekanye, the former Ajax Amsterdam and PSV wonderkid has refused to rule ou...
Arsenal Interested In Signing Nigerian Midfielder Likened To Patrick Vieira
Published: March 25, 2019
Joe Aribo's future with EFL League One club Charlton Athletic remains covered in mist, with his contract set to run out at the end of the 2018-2019 season. The Nigerian youngster has gained a reputation as one of the most exciting midfielders in the English third-tier on the back of his imperious displays for the A...
What Does The Future Hold for Ademola Lookman At Everton?
Published: March 24, 2019
England's U-20 World Cup-winning winger Ademola Lookman has been struggling to find a permanent spot in Marcos Silva's team since the former Watford man joined the Toffees this season.Lookman has made 19 appearances competitions this campaign, and things don't look like it's going to get better before the end of the se...
Internationals : Tomori, Lookman, Solanke Feature England U21s; Uduokhai Germany U21s; No Senior Debut For Billing
Published: March 22, 2019
A round up on how the Nigeria-eligible players fared with their adopted countries on international duty on March 22. Chukwunonso Madueke played for 87 minutes for England U-17s in their 5-2 thrashing of Switzerland in Silkeborg in a Euro Championship game. The former Tottenham wonderkid laid on his team's second go...
Borussia Dortmund Eye FC Basel's Nigerian Winger As Replacement For Chelsea-Owned Pulisic
Published: March 22, 2019
German Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund have targeted FC Basel's Nigerian winger Noah Okafor as a like-for-like replacement for Christian Pulisic, according to Eurosport Germany making reference to Blick. With FIFA banning Chelsea from signing new players for the next two transfer windows, Pulisic's transfer to Sta...
Three Nigerian Wonderkids Named In Arsenal First-Team Squad For Trip To Dubai
Published: March 21, 2019
Three promising Nigerian teenagers have been included in Arsenal's first-team squad for a warm weather training camp in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. With several players away on international duty, including Alex Iwobi and Bukayo Saka, manager Unai Emery has promoted academy stars Arthur Okonkwo, Xavier Amaechi and...
Chelsea Loanee Abraham Misses England Training Ahead Of Clash Against The Eagles
Published: March 21, 2019
Chelsea loanee Tammy Abraham is unlikely to add to his international caps for England youth teams when the U21s face Poland in a friendly on Thursday evening. The Aston Villa star is recovering from a calf injury he suffered against John Obi Mikel's Middlesbrough last weekend and did not participate in training on W...
Man Utd Defender In Contention To Make Debut For USA Olympic Squad Vs AFCON Hosts
Published: March 20, 2019
Manchester United starlet Matthew Olosunde is in contention to make his international debut for United States Olympic squad this month. The versatile right-back has been named in the latest United States U23 squad which was announced on March 19 by the United States Soccer Federation. The USA U23s who are handled...
Arsenal Winger Of Nigerian Descent Saka Scores Twice For England U19s
Published: March 20, 2019
Nigeria-eligible winger Bukayo Saka put in an eye-popping performance for England U-19s with a brace in their 4-1 win against Czech Republic in a European U19s Championship qualifier on Wednesday afternoon.The Arsenal starlet was handed a starting berth by manager Keith Downing at St George's Park while his compatriot,...
Ex-Wigan Midfielder Names Victor Moses As One Of The Good Players He Has Played With
Published: March 20, 2019
Former Wigan Athletic midfielder Daniel Redmond has named Victor Moses as one of the good players he has played with so far in his career. Now on the books of Welsh Premier League side New Saints, Redmond and Moses spent two and a half years together at Wigan and the Nigerian stood out before transferring to Chelse...
Arsenal Leading Marksman Aubameyang Singles Out Nigerian Striker For Special Praise
Published: March 20, 2019
Arsenal's top scorer this campaign, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has singled out Nigerian striker Folarin Balogun for special praise on social media. Balogun who is an England U18 international, but also eligible to represent Nigeria and his country of birth, United States, is having a blistering season, with 22 goals...
Tammy Abraham Reveals The Club He Wants To Play For Next Season
Published: March 19, 2019
England U21 star of Nigerian descent Tammy Abraham has expressed his desire to return to his parent club Chelsea at the end of his loan spell with Championship club Aston Villa. Although his goals have dried up in recent weeks, the Nigeria Football Federation target has notched 21 goals in 32 league appearances for ...