Nwaneri could become youngest-ever player to feature in EPL, named in Arsenal squad v Brentford
Published: September 18, 2022
Arsenal attacking midfielder of Nigerian descent Ethan Nwaneri is in line to break an English Premier League on Sunday afternoon.   Manager Mikel Arteta has named the Gunners schoolboy in the matchday squad for the match day eight clash against Brentford at the Gtech Community Stadium (Brentford, Middlesex). ...
Tottenham loanee Udogie battles Arsenal, Liverpool & Man Utd starlets, 35 others for Golden Boy
Published: September 18, 2022
Destiny Udogie is the only Nigeria-eligible player included on a list of 40 candidates in the running for the Golden Boy Award 2022, a prize presented by Italian sports newspaper Tuttosport to the best player under 21 years of age in Europe.   Borussia Dortmund wonderkid Karim Adeyemi and Bayern Munich midfielde...
PL 2 : Nigerian duo on target for Eagles in six-goal thriller against Chelsea at Selhurst Park
Published: September 18, 2022
The Premier League 2 meeting between Crystal Palace and Chelsea proved to be thrilling as anticipated with both teams sharing the spoils with a 3-3 draw.   Eight Nigeria-eligible players were on parade in the game week seven fixture at Selhurst Park on Saturday.   Derrick Abu made his season debut for Che...
Arteta runs the rule over 15yo midfielder of Nigerian descent final workout pre-Brentford
Published: September 17, 2022
Highly talented attacking midfielder Ethan Nwaneri rubbed shoulders with Arsenal first team stars on Saturday, September 17, allnigeriasoccer.com reports.   Gunners boss Mikel Arteta invited the 15-year-old Nwaneri to train with the senior squad today, the team's final workout before their Premier League mee...
Super Eagles-eligible midfielder scores brace for Chelsea in 2-1 friendly win v Brighton
Published: September 17, 2022
Super Eagles-eligible midfielder Carney Chukwuemeka was the star performer as Chelsea defeated Brighton & Hove 2-1 in a behind-closed-doors friendly on Saturday.   According to Football London's chief Chelsea correspondent, Adam Newson, the players that started against Red Bull Salzburg in the UEFA Champions...
'I blame Evans more than Ndidi' - Ex-Spurs star has his say on 3rd goal conceded by Foxes
Published: September 17, 2022
Former Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Tim Sherwood has insisted that Leicester City captain Jonny Evans is largely to blame for the third goal conceded by Leicester City in their humiliating loss to Spurs in a Premier League game at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Saturday evening.    A minute and forty six seco...
Tottenham 6 Leicester 2 : Ndidi, Iheanacho feature as Foxes set unwanted EPL record
Published: September 17, 2022
Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi was named in the Leicester City starting lineup by manager Brendan Rodgers for their embarrassing 6-2 defeat against Tottenham Hotspur at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London on Saturday evening.     After seven Premier League games, the Foxes have conceded twenty-two g...
Danish-Nigerian striker debuts for Arsenal U18s in 4-4 draw v Olofinjana's West Brom
Published: September 17, 2022
Danish-Nigerian striker Chido Obi-Martin made his competitive debut for Arsenal U18s as they were held to a 4-4 draw by West Brom in an U18 Premier League match staged at Shenley Training Centre in Hertfordshire on Saturday, September 17.   In what was his first squad involvement for the age group, the highly r...
Ten Hag invites Shoretire to train with first team after watching him star for U21s
Published: September 17, 2022
Super Eagles-eligible winger Shola Shoretire has been promoted to Manchester United first team training by manager Erik ten Hag.   The England youth international of Nigerian descent was on U21 duties with the Red Devils development squad on Friday evening, coming off the bench at halftime to replace Charlie Sal...
Official : Versatile Chelsea midfielder signs new contract
Published: September 17, 2022
With a statement on their official website, English Premier League giants Chelsea have announced that Lewis Hall has signed his first professional contract with the club.   The new deal will keep the England U18 international at Stamford Bridge until at least June 30, 2025.   Hall has been at Chelsea sinc...
'They're not picking him up' - Ex-Chelsea star blames Fulham defence for Awoniyi's goal
Published: September 17, 2022
Nottingham Forest are deep in relegation trouble after suffering a 3-2 defeat at the hands of Fulham at the City Ground on Friday night despite taking the lead through Taiwo Awoniyi.   The Nigeria international, coming into the team after three appearances off the bench, found space and finished superbly after t...
Another Chelsea player of Nigerian descent gets England youth team call-up
Published: September 16, 2022
Another Chelsea player of Nigerian descent has received a call-up to an England youth team ahead of international matches this month.   According to Chelsea insider, Chelsea Youth, via Twitter,  Blues Academy starlet Somto Boniface has been named in the latest England U17 squad.   A defender by trade, Bo...
EPL Round-up : Awoniyi, Tosin score with headers; Dennis, Aribo, Edozie subbed in
Published: September 16, 2022
Taiwo Awoniyi scored as five Nigerian players were in action for their English Premier League clubs Friday night with action resuming following the demise of Queen Elizabeth II last week Thursday reports All Nigeria Soccer.   At the City Ground stadium, Taiwo Awoniyi and Tosin Adarabioyo started for Forest and F...
Teenage CB of Nigerian descent involved in Arsenal's penultimate workout pre-Brentford
Published: September 16, 2022
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta promoted teenage central defender of Nigerian descent Zach Awe to first team training on Friday, the Gunners penultimate workout before facing Brentford in the Premier League.    The Spanish football tactician confirmed at the pre-match press conference that the squad will train aga...
Awoniyi, Dennis' Nottingham Forest seek three points in battle of promoted clubs
Published: September 16, 2022
Nottingham Forest have lost their last three Premier League matches and will be hard pressed for a win against a relatively easier foe in Fulham on Friday evening.   Taiwo Awoniyi scored Forest's first goal back in the topflight but has not been a starter in four games so far.   The Super Eagles strik...