Chelsea loanee Victor Moses scores in two consecutive games as Spartak Moscow beat Rostov
Published: April 04, 2021
Victor Moses has scored in two consecutive matches for the first time in his Spartak Moscow career, helping the capital outfit defeat Rostov 3-2 in a Russian Premier League match at the Rostov Arena on Sunday evening. The former Nigeria international was reinstated back into the starting lineup after missing the las...
'This is a big problem' - Ex-Crystal Palace striker on injury suffered by Fulham's key player Lookman
Published: April 04, 2021
Fulham missed a chance to climb out of the Premier League relegation zone after they surrendered a one-goal lead to lose 3-1 to Aston Villa at Villa Park on Easter Sunday.   Manager Scott Parker handed starts to three players of Nigerian descent in Ola Aina, Tosin Adarabioyo and Ademola Lookman, with the Chelsea acad...
Ex-Arsenal youth team captain Ajayi reacts to West Brom's massive win against Chelsea
Published: April 04, 2021
Semi Ajayi has taken to social media to celebrate West Brom's shock 5-2 rout of Chelsea in a Premier League game at Stamford Bridge on Saturday, April 3. Having missed the last four matches played by the Baggies before the trip to the English capital, manager Sam Allardyce recalled the Nigeria national teamer to the...
Wycombe Wanderers' Onyedinma named at left-back in Championship Team of the Week
Published: April 04, 2021
Wycombe Wanderers' Nigerian-born youngster Fred Onyedinma has been included in the latest Championship Team of the Week by football statistics website Whoscored.com. The 24-year-old netted the winning goal two minutes into the second half as the Chairboys registered a 1-0 win over Blackburn Rovers in a gameweek 39 c...
'Ndidi, Iheanacho came back Thursday night from Nigeria'- Rodgers on why Leicester weren't sharp vs Man City
Published: April 03, 2021
Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers has admitted that his players were not as sharp as they were against Manchester United, their last game before the international break. The Foxes were beaten 2-0 by Manchester City on Saturday evening, with Benjamin Mendy and Gabriel Jesus on target in the second half. The Northe...
Ex-Man Utd striker claims Iheanacho was selfish before breaking into starting XI as scoring streak ends
Published: April 03, 2021
Kelechi Iheanacho's scoring streak ended after he failed to get on the scoresheet as Leicester City were beaten 2-0 by champions-in-waiting Manchester City at the King Power Stadium on Saturday evening. The Nigeria international was riding high on confidence before today's meeting against his former club, having nette...
Liverpool and Chelsea among clubs interested in signing 'Jack Grealish-like' Nigerian midfielder
Published: April 03, 2021
Liverpool are interested in signing Reading's Nigeria-eligible midfielder Michael Olise but face competition from the Premier League and abroad, according to reports. The 19-year-old, who was named on the Super Eagles standby list for their recent Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches with the Republic of Benin ...
Super Eagles defender Ajayi shines as West Brom register shock 5-2 win against Chelsea
Published: April 03, 2021
Semi Ajayi returned to West Brom's starting lineup as they registered a shock 5-2 win over Chelsea in a Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge on Saturday afternoon.  The Nigeria international had missed the last four games contested by the Baggies, one as a result of suspension following the red card he was shown v...
Guardiola confirms Nigeria-eligible attacking midfielder is training with Man City first team
Published: April 03, 2021
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has confirmed that German-Anglo-Nigerian attacking midfielder Felix Nmecha is training with the first team. The England youth international, whose brother Lukas Nmecha is cap-tied to Germany, was spotted training with the first team of the Citizens in their final workout on Frid...
Official : Leicester City announce 'Seniorman' Iheanacho has signed new contract
Published: April 03, 2021
Super Eagles striker Kelechi Iheanacho has committed his future to Leicester City by signing a new contract with the Premier League club, informs the official website of the Foxes. The new deal signed by Iheanacho will keep him at the King Power Stadium until at least 2024. Signed from Manchester City in August 20...
Snapped : Aribo cleared to resume training with Rangers after omission from matchday squad vs Lesotho
Published: April 03, 2021
Joe Aribo has been cleared to resume training with Scottish Premiership champions Glasgow Rangers. The former Charlton Athletic man was omitted from Nigeria's matchday squad in their final 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Lesotho at the Teslim Balogun Stadium four days ago. Aribo failed a fitness tes...
'Richly deserved' - Ex-Barcelona striker congratulates Iheanacho on winning Premier League POTM
Published: April 03, 2021
Former Barcelona striker Gary Lineker has taken to social media to congratulate Kelechi Iheanacho on winning the Premier League Player of the Month for March 2021. Leicester City are a club after Lineker's heart as the England legend spent almost a decade at the Foxes during his playing days followed by spells at Ev...
Orlando City name asking price for Manchester United, Chelsea-linked striker of Nigerian descent
Published: April 02, 2021
Major League Soccer club Orlando City have reportedly named their asking price for American-born Nigerian striker Daryl Dike amid speculation linking him with possible move to the Premier League in the summer transfer window. According to the Orlando Sentinel,  the Lions are holding firm on their $20 million price ...
Man City manager Guardiola agrees Ndidi is one of the best defensive midfielders in Premier League
Published: April 02, 2021
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola agrees that Wilfred Ndidi is one of the best defensive midfielders in the English Premier League. The Nigeria national teamer has been an important player for Leicester City over the last few seasons and his partnership with Youri Tielemans has been a real force for Leicester C...
'He's fast' - Manchester City coach Guardiola lavishes praise on Iheanacho pre-Leicester City
Published: April 02, 2021
Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola has lavished praise on Kelechi Iheanacho before his side's trip to the King Power Stadium, where they face Leicester City in the English Premier League. Though born in Nigeria, Iheanacho is regarded as a homegrown player by the English Football Association as he spent roughly thr...