Premier League Wrap : Ighalo Enters Watford Folklore; Iheanacho Bags Late Winner
Published: December 12, 2015
Catch up on the performance of players of Nigerian descent in the English Premier League on Saturday afternoon.In the lunchtime kickoff, Everton were held to a 1 - 1 draw by Norwich City at Carrow Road, with England international Ross Barkley suiting up for the Toffees for the 16th time this season. The midfielder got ...
Ikechi Anya Delighted To Be Recognized By The Premier League
Published: December 10, 2015
Watford’s Anglo  - Nigerian midfielder Ikechi Anya has spoken of his happiness after he was recognized by the English Premier League.The Scotland international has been presented with an award for making his debut in the top - flight of English football this season.The award was introduced in the 2015 - 16 c...
West Ham Confirm Victor Moses Will Miss At Least Five Premier League Games
Published: December 10, 2015
West Ham have confirmed that Nigeria international Victor Moses, 24, will be out of action for at least four weeks.The winger had a scan earlier this week to determine the extent of damage after picking up a hamstring injury during the first half of the Premier League clash against Manchester United last weekend.&ldquo...
Ashinme Kigbu Makes Bench As Man City Share Spoils With Borussia Monchengladbach
Published: December 08, 2015
Ashinme Kigbu was an unused substitute as Manchester City rounded off their UEFA Youth League Group D fixtures with a 1 - 1 draw against Borussia Mönchengladbach at the Academy Stadium on Tuesday afternoon.The 16 - year - old defender would have made his first appearance in the competition if he was given a run - ...
Victor Moses To Know Injury Fate On Tuesday
Published: December 07, 2015
West Ham will have to wait until Tuesday to find out the number of weeks Victor Moses will have to spend on the sidelines.The winger was replaced in the 37th minute in the goalless draw with Manchester United at Old Trafford on Saturday due to a hamstring injury. The Hammers Co - chairman David Gold said on Twitter: &l...
Odion Ighalo Says Game Plan Was Executed To Perfection
Published: December 06, 2015
Odion Ighalo was pleased to score for the ninth time in the Premier League this season as Watford defeated Norwich City 2-0.The Nigeria national - teamer said their game plan was executed to perfection as they stopped the opponents from playing their own game and reckons that it was one of their best performances of th...
Chelsea Loanee Victor Moses Suffers Hamstring Injury
Published: December 05, 2015
Victor Moses, 24,  faces another spell on the sidelines after picking up an injury in West Ham’s goalless draw with Manchester United in the Premier League on Saturday.The Nigeria international will have to undergo a scan to ascertain the extent of damage and the number of weeks he will spend in the treatmen...
Premier League Wrap : Ighalo & Alli Score; Iheanacho Comes Off Bench; Anichebe, Iwobi, Onomah & Ilori Benched
Published: December 05, 2015
Catch up on the performance of players of Nigerian descent in the English Premier League on Saturday.Ex Golden Eaglet sensation Kelechi Iheanacho played 33 minutes of Manchester City’s shock 2 - 0 loss to Stoke City at Britannia Stadium . It was the 19 - year - old’s 10th appearance in the English Premier L...
Alex Iwobi Returns To Arsenal First Team
Published: December 04, 2015
Alex Iwobi trained with the first team of Arsenal at London Colney on Friday ahead of the visit of Sunderland in the Premier League on Saturday.The 19 - year - old might make the bench tomorrow against the Black Cats, with Mikel Arteta, Jack Wilshere, Alexis Sanchez and Santi Cazorla all sidelined through injury.Iwobi...
League Cup Team News : Aluko, Odubajo & Akpom Start, Iheanacho On The Bench
Published: December 01, 2015
Despite Argentina star Sergio Aguero rested after picking up a knock against Southampton, Manchester City manager Pellegrini has left out Kelechi Iheanacho from his starting line - up for Tuesday night’s League Cup quarter - final against Hull City.But the Nigeria international is expected to feature for The Citi...
Hamstring Injury Rules Peter Odemwingie Out Of Capital Cup Clash Against Sheffield Wednesday
Published: December 01, 2015
Peter Odemwingie will miss Stoke City’s Capital One Cup Quarter-Final tie against Sheffield Wednesday on Tuesday due to injury.The 34 - year - old recently sat out games against Southampton and Sunderland in the Premier League and it has now come to light that the experienced striker is battling a hamstring compl...
Premier League Team News : Mikel & Onomah Start From Bench In London Derby
Published: November 29, 2015
Nigeria international John Obi Mikel has made the 18 - man squad for Chelsea’s Premier League tie against Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane, but will start on the bench.The defensive midfielder has not made the Blues starting XI since he took to the field in the champions 3-1 loss to Liverpool at Stamford Brid...
English Premier League Wrap: Ighalo & Barkley Continue Fine Form, Iheanacho Watches From Bench
Published: November 28, 2015
Nigeria international Odion Ighalo continued his rich vein of form in the English Premier League with his eighth goal of the season in Watford’s 3 - 2 win over Aston Villa in the 14th round.In the 17th minute, the former Lyn Oslo star slotted past Guzan after a rebound fell to him. He lasted the distance while te...
Ike Ugbo Strikes Twice As Chelsea Thrash Leicester City
Published: November 28, 2015
England youth international Ike Ugbo struck twice as Chelsea romped to a 5 - 0 win over Leicester City in the Barclays Under-18 Premier League on Saturday afternoon at Cobham.The 17 - year - old broke the deadlock when he tapped in  Maddox’s cross beyond Bramley for his tenth goal of the season.Ike Ugbo doub...
Premier League Team News : Ighalo, Barkley Start; Iheanacho & Anya Benched; Odemwingie & Agbonlahor Frozen Out
Published: November 28, 2015
Nigeria international Odion Ighalo will make his 13th start in the Premier League in Watford’s clash against Aston Villa at Villa Park in Birmingham.Scotland international is on the bench for the Hornets while Gabriel Agbonlahor is not in The Lions 18 - man squad.England midfielder Ross Barkley has been picked in...