Alhaji Gero Hoping To Learn Something New Today From Everton
Published: March 23, 2016
Former Flying Eagles striker Alhaji Gero has arrived in Liverpool with the östersunds FK squad ahead of Wednesday afternoon’s friendly against English Premier League side Everton.Ahead of the start of the new season on Saturday April 2, Gero has posited that the test game will prepare the team adequately bef...
Watford Marksman Ighalo On His Way To Abuja To Join Nigeria Squad
Published: March 21, 2016
Watford marksman Odion Ighalo has landed in Nigeria to link up with the Super Eagles ahead of their make or mar clash with Egypt in Kaduna this coming Friday.The 26-year-old just landed in Lagos and is on his way to Abuja to link up with his international teammates.Rumours had been rife that Ighalo would not be fit for...
Ibe,Ilori,Olomola Feature As Southampton U21s Thrash Liverpool
Published: March 21, 2016
Two players of Nigerian descent, Jordon Ibe and Tiago Ilori, were in action for Liverpool U21s as they suffered a 5-0 loss to their Southampton counterparts in the U21 Premier League on Sunday afternoon at Lookers Vauxhall Stadium.While Ibe and Ilori started and played the entire ninety minutes of the contest, striker ...
Premier League Wrap: Ojo Makes Debut For Liverpool; Iheanacho Benched; Alli Notches Helper
Published: March 20, 2016
Catch up on the performances of players of Nigerian descent in the English Premier League on Sunday. March 20.At St. Mary’s Stadium, Olufela Olumola was missing from the Southampton squad in their come-from-behind 3-2 victory against Liverpool. The teenager made the bench against Sunderland on March 5.England you...
Flying Eagles Dazzler Musa Yahaya Scores First Senior Goal
Published: March 20, 2016
Portimonense have moved to fourth spot on the Portuguese Segunda Liga table on the back of their 1-0 win against Benfica II at the Estádio do Portimonense SC (Portimão) on Sunday afternoon.With the game heading for a draw, Nigeria U20 international Musa Yahaya put smiles on the faces of the Portimonense f...
Ugbo,Uwakwe And Akinola Shine As Chelsea,West Ham Play Out Thriller
Published: March 20, 2016
Three British players of Nigerian descent in the shape of Ike Ugbo, Tariq Uwakwe and Tunji Akinola were in action on Saturday as Chelsea played out a thrilling 2-2 draw with fellow Londoners West Ham in the Premier Academy League.England youth international Ike Ugbo gave Chelsea the lead in the 36th minute, firing past...
Timothy Eyoma Gets Baptism Of Fire As He Debuts For Tottenham Hotspur U18s
Published: March 20, 2016
Anglo-Nigerian defender Timothy Eyoma made his debut for Tottenham Hotspur Under-18 team in their 7-3 rout of  Wolverhampton Wanderers in the Premier Academy League on Saturday.The highly-rated stopper played the full game at the Training Centre and was impressive for the Londoners, especially in the first half, u...
Arsenal Boss Wenger Lavishes Praise On Passionate Iwobi
Published: March 19, 2016
Manager Arsene Wenger had nothing but praise for Alex Iwobi after he scored his first goal in an Arsenal shirt against Everton on Saturday afternoon.The Nigeria international, who was handed his first-ever Premier League start by the Frenchman, struck in the 42nd minute as the Gunners secured a 2-0 victory over the Tof...
Premier League Wrap: Iwobi Nets First Goal; Chelsea Loanee Moses Ineligible; Anya Notches Helper;Ighalo Plays Full Game
Published: March 19, 2016
Catch up on the performances of players of Nigerian players in the English Premier League on Saturday.In the early kickoff, Arsenal starlet Alex Iwobi netted his maiden goal in the top-flight in his first start as Arsenal beat homers Everton at  Goodison Park. He put Arsenal 2-0 up in the 42nd minute and was subst...
Alex Iwobi Joins The Big League With First Senior Goal For Arsenal
Published: March 19, 2016
Alex Iwobi registered his name on the score sheet on his full debut in the Premier League for Arsenal in their 2-0 win over Everton at Goodison Park on Saturday afternoon.England international Danny Welbeck scored the opener in the seventh minute before Iwobi put the Gunners 2-0 up three minutes before half time.The Ni...
FA Youth Cup Wrap: Adarabioyo Helps Man City Record Win; Tomori Scores Priceless Goal For Chelsea
Published: March 18, 2016
A couple of players with Nigerian heritage were in action on Friday night in the first leg of the FA Youth Cup semi-final. Find out how they fared.England youth-teamer Tosin Adarabioyo played the full game at the Academy Stadium as Manchester City worked hard to beat Arsenal 2-1.  Attacking midfielder Tom Dele-Bas...
Watford To Assess Fitness Of Odion Ighalo Ahead Stoke City Clash
Published: March 18, 2016
Watford medics will assess the fitness of Odion Ighalo hours leading up to their Premier League tie with Stoke City at the Vic on Saturday.The Hornets manager Quique Sanchez Flores has confirmed the story by allnigeriasoccer.com last Sunday, stating that he’ll only take a decision on whether to include his truste...
New Kid On The Block Yusuff Ojebode Shines As West Brom Win Floodlit Cup
Published: March 17, 2016
The promising teenager Yusuff Ojebode continues to earn rave reviews in England after assisting West Brom Under 15 squad win the Premier League U15 Floodlit Cup (South), thanks to their 2-1 win over Chelsea in the final.Ojebode registered his name on the score sheet during the showpiece game at St George’s Park ....
Fikayo Tomori Sparkles For Chelsea In Win Against Ajax Amsterdam
Published: March 16, 2016
Chelsea Under 19s have advanced to the semifinals of the UEFA Youth League after beating Ajax Amsterdam 1-0 at Cobham Training Centre, Surrey on Tuesday evening.The Calgary-born stopper Fikayo Tomori,18, made his seventh appearance in the competition, lasting the distance against the Dutch opponents and helped goalkeep...
Odion Ighalo Pays Tribute To Watford Fans Following Win Against Arsenal
Published: March 16, 2016
Odion Ighalo has paid tribute to the Watford fans following the Hornets hard-fought 2-1 victory against Arsenal in the Emirates FA Cup on Sunday.At least 8,300 supporters made the 15-mile journey from Watford to London and witnessed the Nigeria international net his first goal in eight games in the 50th minute against ...