Ex-Golden Eaglets Trainee Ejaria Watches From The Bench As Liverpool Draw With Man Utd
Published: January 15, 2017
Former Golden Eaglets trainee Ovie Ejaria was an unused substitute as Manchester City played out an entertaining 1-1 draw with Liverpool at Old Trafford on Sunday evening.Manchester United found themselves behind in the 27th minute when James Milner converted a penalty kick, his sixth goal of the season. The referee ha...
Everton Striker Lookman In Dreamland After Debut Goal For Everton
Published: January 15, 2017
Ademola Lookman was in dreamland after netting on his Premier League debut as a clinical Everton team put four past Manchester City at Goodison Park. The 19-year-old says he’s delighted to be learning his craft from some of the players he admired prior to his move from Charlton Athletic. “It is amazing, a g...
Exciting Nigerian Teenager Scores Against Man City On Everton Debut
Published: January 15, 2017
Manchester City missed the opportunity to close the gap on Chelsea following their 4-0 loss to Everton at Goodison Park on Sunday afternoon. England U20 star of Nigerian descent Ademola Lookman, the winger cum striker signed from Charlton Athletic earlier this month,  was introduced in the 90th minute, and it took...
Arsenal Fans Decide : Iwobi Better Than Alexis, Ramsey & Cech
Published: January 15, 2017
Alex Iwobi was named Man of the Match by the official website of Arsenal in the wake of their 4-0 rout of Swansea City in the Premier League on Saturday. The Nigeria international has not yet been credited with any goal, but he forced two Swansea City players to score own goals in the tie at the Liberty Stadium.Of the ...
Nigerian Wonderkid Reveals Who Influenced Him To Join Everton Ahead Of Arsenal, Spurs & Liverpool
Published: January 15, 2017
England U20 international of Nigerian ancestry Ademola Lookman says Charlton manager Karl Robinson played a key role behind his decision to join Everton ahead of his other suitors. The exciting winger was linked with possible moves to Arsenal, Liverpool, Tottenham and Southampton before he penned a four-and-a-half-year...
Nigerian Defender Could Bid Farewell To Man City After Fourteen Years
Published: January 15, 2017
Pep Guardiola has provided an update on the contract situation of Tosin Adarabioyo and the other Manchester City players, including Yaya Touré, Pablo Zabaleta and Bacary Sagna, whose contracts expire in the summer.Adarabioyo, who has been on the books of City for the past fourteen years, could depart the Etihad ...
Arsenal Starlet Iwobi Tells Premier League : I Will Fight For The First Goal, Take The Second
Published: January 14, 2017
Alex Iwobi says he will fight for Arsenal’s second goal against Swansea City in the Premier League on Saturday.In the second half, the Nigeria international saw two of his efforts turned into the net by Jack Cork and Kyle Naughton, but he has insisted that the first of the goals should be awarded to him since it ...
EPL Wrap: Iwobi Forces Two OGs, Dele Bags Assist, Ndidi Debuts; Moses, Ogbonna Start; Ibe, Maja, Asoro, Ighalo Benched
Published: January 14, 2017
Rundown of how players of Nigerian descent fared in the English Premier League on Saturday evening.In the early kickoff, Dele Alli continued his purple patch with an assist for Tottenham Hotspur in their 4-0 rout of West Brom. The England midfielder put in a full shift.England U20 international Josh Onomah didn’t...
Everton May Unleash Nigerian Wonderkid Against Manchester City
Published: January 14, 2017
Ademola Lookman could make his debut for Everton in Sunday’s Premier League clash with Manchester City at Goodison Park, The Toffees manager Ronald Koeman has confirmed.The England U20 international was not available for selection last weekend against Leicester City in the Emirates FA Cup because he was cup-tied....
Learn From Tammy Abraham & Omeruo, Chelsea Coach Urges Youngsters
Published: January 13, 2017
Chelsea U23 coach Adi Viveash has advised the young stars in his squad to get some tips on improving their game from the players that have been farmed out on loan, including Nigerian striker Tammy Abraham and Kenneth Omeruo.An England U21 international, Abraham has flourished this season for Bristol City where he is on...
Liverpool Wonderkid Adekanye Wins Player Of The Tournament Award In Germany
Published: January 10, 2017
Liverpool teen sensation Bobby Adekanye won the Player of the Tournament award at the 15th edition of the ebm-papst Indoor Championships in Mulfingen, Germany.And to add to his individual accolade, the Reds U18s squad won the tourney after beating Fortuna Düsseldorf 2-1 in the showpiece game. “The atmosphere...
Brighton Winger David Ajiboye Late Goal Breaks Arsenal Hearts
Published: January 09, 2017
David Ajiboye was on target as Brighton U18 beat Arsenal 2-1 in an U18 Premier League fixture on Monday.The 18-year-old was making his tenth appearance of the season for the Seagulls in the U18 Premier League, and was named in the starting XI while Arsenal defender Tobi Omole stepped out onto the pitch after 64 minutes...
Leicester City New Boy Ndidi : I Was Surprised To Make My Debut Against Everton
Published: January 09, 2017
Wilfred Ndidi has admitted that he was surprised to make his debut for Leicester City in their 2-1 victory over Everton in the third round of the Emirates FA Cup last weekend. Indeed, the former Racing Genk star was one of the surprise names included in the teamsheet for the simple reason that he had only two training ...
FA Cup Wrap: Moses, Edun Benched; Aina Subbed In; Aluko Dazzles; Ojo Works Full Shift; Ejaria Stars
Published: January 08, 2017
Rundown of how players of Nigerian descent fared in the third round proper of the Emirates FA Cup on Sunday, January 8.Super Eagles winger Victor Moses remained on the bench for the entirety of Chelsea’s 4-1 rout of Peterborough United at Stamford Bridge. Young wing-back Ola Aina subbed in after 57 minutes.Domini...
Liverpool Teen Sensation Ejaria Makes FA Cup Debut, Ojo Returns To First Team
Published: January 08, 2017
Ovie Ejaria, 19, will make his first-ever appearance in the Emirates FA Cup with Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp naming him in the starting XI to face Plymouth Argyle in the third round.England youth international Sheyi Ojo is making a return to first team action after starring for the Development Squad following h...