Ejaria Trains With Liverpool First Team Pre-Manchester City
Published: September 05, 2017
Liverpool continued their preparations for the Premier League clash with Manchester City at City of Manchester Stadium, with a training session held at Melwood on Monday morning.Based on the photos published by the official website of the Reds, former Nigeria U17 trainee Ovie Ejaria may be drafted into the first team b...
Moses Named In Chelsea Champions League Roster, Uwakwe Eligible
Published: September 05, 2017
Chelsea have published their squad list for the group stages of the UEFA Champions League, with only one player of Nigerian descent included in the roster by manager Antonio Conte. Super Eagles star Victor Moses is among the 24 players selected by the Italian coach and is classed as a homegrown player.The UEFA definiti...
Chelsea Praise Performance Of Moses : He Was Prominent For Super Eagles
Published: September 05, 2017
In their review of players on international duty with their respective national teams, Premier League champions Chelsea were pleased with the performance of Victor Moses in the World Cup qualifier against Cameroon on Monday evening.Another invited Super Eagles player with close ties to Chelsea, Ola Aina, received clear...
Nigerian Midfielder Eligible To Represent Manchester United In UEFA CL As Mourinho Names Squad
Published: September 04, 2017
Nigerian midfielder Tosin Kehinde and United States youth international Matthew Olosunde have both been omitted from Manchester United Champions League squad.Kehinde, 19, can still play for the Red Devils in the competition if manager Jose Mourinho submits his name to UEFA by no later than 24:00CET the day before a gro...
England National Teams Wrap: Uwakwe, Edun Debut, Solanke Features, Alli Assists, Tomori Bench
Published: September 03, 2017
Catch up on the performances of players of Nigerian descent for the English national teams in recent matches. Chelsea midfielder Tariq Uwakwe made his debut for England U19 team in their 7-1 rout of Poland at St. George's Park, Burton on September 1. He came off the bench in the 60th minute.Hat-tricks from George Hirst...
Tottenham Submit Names Of Eight Players Of Nigerian Descent To Premier League
Published: September 03, 2017
Tottenham Hotspur have submitted their 25-man roster to the Premier League following the conclusion of the summer transfer window.Despite being a first-team regular, England star Dele Alli was included on the U21 list.The names of seven other players of Nigerian descent were also submitted to the Premier League on Frid...
Iwobi & Akpom Among Ten Nigerian Players Named In Arsenal's Premier League Squad
Published: September 02, 2017
Nigeria international Alex Iwobi headlines the list of Nigerian players chosen to represent Arsenal in the Premier League until the January transfer window.As many as ten players of Nigerian descent, including Iwobi's childhood pal Chuba Akpom, have been selected by manager Arsene Wenger in the Gunners squad list submi...
Chelsea Include Moses, Six Players Of Nigerian Descent In Premier League Roster
Published: September 02, 2017
Chelsea have submitted their squad list for the first half of the 2017-2018 campaign to the Premier League following the close of the summer transfer window on Thursday night.Seven players of Nigerian descent, including in-form Nigeria international Victor Moses, were included on Antonio Conte’s roster.However, fou...
Two Nigerian Wonderkids Eligible To Play For Manchester United In The Premier League
Published: September 02, 2017
Manchester United have submitted their Premier League squad list following the close of the summer transfer window.All Premier League teams had until 4pm on September 1 to submit their 25-man roster for the 2017-2018 season, and the list must contain no more than 17 players who do not fulfill the "Home Grown Player" (H...
Adeniran, Barkley, Henry, Two Other Players Of Nigerian Descent Named In Everton's Premier League Squad
Published: September 02, 2017
England U18 international Dennis Adeniran has been included in Everton's Premier League squad for the first half of the 2017-2018 season.The Toffees announced the acquisition of the promising midfielder from Fulham on a four-year deal on September 1, as the paperwork was completed in time before the close of the transf...
Chelsea, Manchester United, Liverpool Stars Nominated For EPL Player Of The Month
Published: September 01, 2017
Manchester United star Romelu Lukaku and Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata are in contention to win the Premier League Player of the Month for August 2017.The two new signings feature on the seven-man shortlist for the best player in the English top-flight this past month.In the first three matches in the Premier League, L...
Malta's Nigerian-Born Star: Strikers Will Rise To The Occasion Against England Defenders
Published: September 01, 2017
Nigerian-born Malta international Alfred Effiong believes his international teammates will rise to the occasion when they face a strong England squad in a World Cup qualifier at the Ta'Qali National Stadium on Friday night.Malta coach Pietro Ghedin will not be able to count on the services of Effiong, who is suspended,...
Victor Moses Looking Forward To Facing Atletico Madrid, Roma
Published: August 28, 2017
Victor Moses is looking forward to the start of the Champions League group stage, after Chelsea failed to qualify for the prestigious competition last season.The Nigeria international wore the colours of Chelsea in the Champions League back in the 2012-13 campaign, and was selected for games against Nordsjaelland (2), ...
Nigerian-Born Winger Bobby Adekanye Placed On Netherlands Standby List
Published: August 28, 2017
Netherlands U19 manager Maarten Stekelenburg has announced his 23-man roster for the upcoming Four Nations Tournament in Finland, with Liverpool winger Bobby Adekanye not making the cut.The Ibadan-born starlet was initially included in the provisional roster, and is one of the eight players placed on the standby list. ...
EPL Wrap : Alli On Target, Solanke Benched, Iwobi Crocked, Robson-Kanu Suspended, Moses Sparkles
Published: August 27, 2017
Catch up on the performances of players of Nigerian descent on match day three in the Premier League on Sunday, August 27.The day started with defending champions Chelsea beating Everton 2-0 at Stamford Bridge, courtesy of goals from Cesc Fabregas and Alvaro Morata.Victor Moses was in action for 89 minutes and was caut...