Three Players Of Nigerian Descent Missing As Manchester United Beat Barcelona 3-1
Published: June 30, 2017
Manchester United Legends defeated Barcelona 3-1 at the Camp Nou on Friday night in a charity game.At least one player of Nigerian descent would have featured for the Red Devils and Blaugrana, but former Super Eagles stars Emmanuel Amuneke and Gbenga Okunowo, and ex-Republic of Ireland defender Paul McGrath were not pi...
Ogbonna Extends West Ham Contract, Can't Wait To Face Manchester United
Published: June 30, 2017
Italy international of Nigerian descent Angelo Ogbonna has extended his contract with Premier League side West Ham, informs the Hammers on their official website.The 29-year-old has penned a five-year contract that will keep him at the London Stadium until June 30, 2022.West Ham face Manchester United in their season o...
Ex-Ireland Star Of Nigerian Descent Omitted As Man Utd Announce Squad Vs Barcelona
Published: June 29, 2017
Manchester United have announced their squad for a charity game against Barcelona Legends on Friday, June 30, with no player of Nigerian descent included in the 17-man roster.Former Republic of Ireland central defender Paul McGrath is one of the most famous players of Nigerian descent to have represented Manchester Uni...
How Chelsea Goal Machine Of Nigerian Descent Reacted To England U21 EURO Exit
Published: June 29, 2017
The prolific Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham was disappointed after England lost to Germany in the semifinal of the European U21 Championship on Tuesday.With the tie at the Stadion Miejski, Tychy locked at 2-2 after extra-time, the Young Lions were unlucky in the shootout with Abraham and Redmond unsuccessful in their sp...
Chelsea Defender Omeruo: We Would Have Beaten South Africa If ......
Published: June 29, 2017
Chelsea defender Kenneth Omeruo has opined that the Super Eagles would have beaten South Africa in an African Cup of Nations qualifier staged in Uyo this month if he was handed game time.In truth, one of the strange decisions taken by Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr was to name Chidozie Awaziem in the starting eleven ahead...
Arsenal Dish Out Squad Numbers To Five Nigerian Wonderkids
Published: June 29, 2017
Three players of Nigerian descent recently signed scholarship terms with FA Cup kings Arsenal, and they have been handed squad numbers for the new season along with two other talented Nigerians.England U16 international Xavier Amaechi will wear the number 72 kit and the highly-rated midfielder Folarin Balogun takes the...
Liverpool's Own Paul Pogba Raring To Go, In Line For Champions League Debut
Published: June 28, 2017
Former Golden Eaglets trainee Ovie Ejaria is eager to start pre-season training with Liverpool.The England U20 international was part of the Young Lions squad that won the World Cup in South Korea earlier this month, and it is assumed he will be given a few days off before he reports at the Melwood training center in J...
Promising Nigerian Defender To Join Chelsea Senior Set-Up In Pre-Season
Published: June 28, 2017
England U20 international of Nigerian descent Fikayo Tomori has been tipped to train with the first team of Premier League champions Chelsea in pre-season.A couple of exciting young stars, including Tomori, are expected to be on the plane to the Far East, they will be handed the opportunity to impress manager Antonio C...
Chelsea Striker Of Nigerian Descent Scores, Misses Penalty As Germany Beat England To Reach Final
Published: June 27, 2017
Germany beat England on penalties to qualify for the showpiece game of the ongoing European U21 Championship in Poland on Tuesday evening.The two teams could not be separated in normal and extra time, with Germany grabbing the equalizer in the 70th minute (2-2) through Schalke 04 striker Felix Platte before triumphing ...
Why Chelsea, Man Utd, Arsenal Linked English-Born Nigerian Midfielder Wants To Quit Everton
Published: June 25, 2017
England international of Nigerian heritage Ross Barkley wants to quit Everton before the close of the transfer window.The Sun says the Liverpool-born attacking midfielder is determined to secure a spot in the Three Lions roster for the 2018 World Cup, and needs to be playing on a regular basis next season.With the arri...
Super Eagles Star Alex Iwobi Is The Third Least Paid First-Teamer At Arsenal
Published: June 25, 2017
Nigeria international Alex Iwobi is not one of the top earners at FA Cup kings Arsenal.Based on statistics compiled by the Daily Star, the Gunners number seventeen takes home 30,000 pounds (around N13.74 million) every week, £120,000 less than the highest paid player, new signing Sead Kolasinac.Iwobi is the third leas...
Chelsea, Liverpool, Spurs Talents Of Nigerian Descent Help England Youth Teams Set Record
Published: June 25, 2017
England set a European record after their U21 national team qualified for the semifinals of the ongoing European Championship in Poland.England are the only nation to reach the last four of major tournaments at U17, U20 and U21 levels this summer, and that does not include the mixed age group that retained the Toulon T...
Victor Moses To Miss Chelsea Premier League Opener Vs Burnley, Cleared To Face Arsenal
Published: June 24, 2017
According to information gathered by allnigeriasoccer.com, Nigeria international Victor Moses might not be available for selection when Chelsea tackle Burnley in their first Premier League game of the new season.The right wing-back will be handed a one-game suspension by the Football Association following his sending o...
Chelsea's Abraham Takes Subtle Dig At Teammate Who Stopped Him From Taking Penalty Kick
Published: June 23, 2017
Tammy Abraham has taken a subtle dig at his England U21 teammate Lewis Baker after the Chelsea midfielder stopped him from taking a penalty kick he won in the Young Lions game with Poland.Austrian referee Haral Lechner pointed to the spot after Abraham was tripped in the box by Jan Bednarek in the 82nd minute.The 19-ye...
Nigerian Fans Tell Manchester United Qualities That Make Antonio Valencia Stand Out
Published: June 23, 2017
Manchester United's Nigerian fans have showered praise on Ecuador international Antonio Valencia.Through their official Twitter account, Manchester United asked fans across the globe to specifically mention the best qualities of the right wing-back, and Nigerian fans were quick to praise the number 25.Here are some of ...