Nigerian Trio Shine As Liverpool Draw 1-1 With West Brom
Published: December 07, 2016
Three players of Nigerian descent Ovie Ejaria, Tiago Ilori and Sheyi Ojo helped Liverpool secure a 1-1 draw against West Brom in the Premier League Cup at Prenton Park on Tuesday night. Ojo, who will play for the Reds U23s for the time being after recovering from injury, provided an assist for the equalizer netted by C...
Arsenal Nigerian Defender Faces Spell On The Sidelines After Injury Against Basel
Published: December 07, 2016
Nigerian defender Tolaji Bola faces a spell on the sidelines after picking up an injury in Arsenal’s 1-1 draw with FC Basel in the UEFA Youth League on Tuesday.To add insult to injury, the Gunners U19 squad did not qualify for the knockout rounds of the Youth League after finishing behind PSG and Basel in Group A...
Iheanacho Happy To Score Vs Celtic, Focused On Leicester City
Published: December 07, 2016
Kelechi Iheanacho has expressed happiness with his Champions League goal against Celtic.The Manchester City forward returned to the starting eleven having been overlooked in the recent games by Pep Guardiola.Iheanacho was pleased with the performance of City though they failed to secure maximum points,  and urged ...
Arsenal Star Iwobi Pleased To End Champions League Barren Run At 386 Minutes
Published: December 07, 2016
Arsenal attacking midfielder Alex Iwobi was pleased to score his first Champions League goal, and end an eight-month goal drought in all competitions in the process, but was more delighted that his team finished top of their group after PSG were held by Ludogorets in Paris.The Nigeria international spent 386 minutes in...
Ex-Nigeria U15 Sensation Bonaventure Vows To Shoot Down Manchester United
Published: December 06, 2016
Former Nigerian national U-15 team forward Dennis Emmanuel Bonaventure is in line to make his ninth appearance for former Ukrainian champions Zorya Luhansk in their UEFA Europa league game on Thursday.Bonaventure, who sports the number 42 jersey,  turned 19 last month and has scored once in his first eight games o...
Akpom Starts Running As Nigeria Make Sensational Move To Cap Him Before England
Published: December 06, 2016
Arsenal rising star Chuba Akpom is on the road to full recovery after a spell on the sidelines due to a back complaint.The Hale End Academy product has not fully recovered to be part of the Gunners squad that will face Swiss opponents FC Basel in the Champions League group stage on Tuesday night, and didn’t trave...
Talented Nigerian Midfielder Uwakwe Making Inroads At Chelsea
Published: December 06, 2016
England U18 international of Nigerian ancestry Tariq Uwakwe was on target as Chelsea U23s beat German side Nurnberg 2-0 in a friendly game at Cobham on Monday afternoon.The central midfielder found the net in the 37th minute to give the Blues a two-goal advantage heading into the interval.Uwakwe, 17, represents the U18...
Enobakhare Scores As Wolves Grab Spot In Next Round Of EFL Trophy
Published: December 05, 2016
Wolverhampton Wanderers have progressed to the third round of the Checkatrade Trophy after beating Sunderland 4-3 in a shootout on Monday night at Molineux.Bright Enobakhare was named in Wolves starting XI, while Josh Maja and Joel Asoro, a Sweden youth international, started for the visitors. The Wolves number 26 open...
Iheanacho Set To Be Handed FINAL Opportunity To Impress Guardiola Before Jesus Starts City Career
Published: December 05, 2016
Kelechi Iheanacho, 20, is set to be handed a final opportunity to impress Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola before Brazil wonderkid Gabriel Jesus starts his career with the Etihad outfit.City have confirmed via their official webpage that Sergio Aguero will miss games against Leicester City, Watford, Arsenal and Hu...
Arsenal Midfielder Iwobi Amazed By Popularity Of Barcelona Superstar Messi
Published: December 05, 2016
Nigeria international Alex Iwobi has reflected on the popularity of Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi among kids at the Camp Nou. In an interview with UEFA TV, the Arsenal youngster said that the kids believe that it’s only Messi and refused to acknowledge the other stars in the ranks of Barcelona, and also spoke ...
Ejaria Benched, Ibe Shines As Liverpool Lose Seven-Goal Thriller To Bournemouth
Published: December 04, 2016
Liverpool blew their chance to move to second position in the Premier League standings after losing to Bournemouth in a seven-goal thriller at Dean Court on Sunday afternoon.England U21 international Jordon Ibe came off the bench at the start of the second half in his first competitive match against his former club, wh...
Leicester City Nigerian Striker Scores From Inside His Own Half
Published: December 04, 2016
Layton Ndukwu bagged a brace as Leicester City U23s beat Liverpool 2-1 in the Premier League International Cup at  at St. George’s Park on Saturday. The 18-year-old equalized for the Foxes five minutes out of intermission before bagging the winner with a wonder goal in the 77th minute.As both team searched f...
Chelsea Dazzler Victor Moses Not Resting On His Laurels
Published: December 04, 2016
Speaking after Chelsea’s 3-1 win at Manchester City on Saturday afternoon, Nigeria striker Victor Moses has thanked the Blues faithful for their support, and has vowed to keep the flag flying.The number fifteen showed outstanding defensive qualities in the impressive win over the Citizens.“We keep marching ...
Sunday Oliseh Tips Chelsea For Title Ahead Of Arsenal, Liverpool & Man City
Published: December 04, 2016
Former Super Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh has praised Chelsea’s current Premier League form.After watching the Blues 3-1 defeat of Manchester City with goals from Diego Costa, William and Eden Hazard at the Ethiad Stadium, the former Ajax Amsterdam midfielder believed that they are good for the league title, ahead...
Iwobi Makes Cameo As Alexis, Oxlade-Chamberlain Show Class In Arsenal Rout
Published: December 03, 2016
Nigeria international Alex Iwobi was introduced in the 88th minute as Arsenal extended their unbeaten run in the English Premier League to thirteen matches after hammering West Ham 5-1 at the Olympic Stadium on Saturday evening.Alexis Sanchez made the headlines with a hat-trick for the Gunners and the Chile star capped...