Liverpool Player Of The Season : Two Talented Nigerian Midfielders In Contention
Published: April 05, 2017
Liverpool have published on their official website information regarding the voting for the 2017 Players’ Awards, which will be held on Tuesday May 9 at Anfield. The Reds fans have been invited to vote for the Player of the Season and two England youth internationals of Nigerian descent, Sheyi Ojo and Ovie Ejaria...
Chelsea To Make Late Call On Availability Of Moses For Man City Clash
Published: April 04, 2017
Chelsea coach Antonio Conte is unsure of the availability of Victor Moses for Wednesday’s Premier League match with Manchester City.The Italian has stated that the Nigeria international will have to undergo a late fitness test before he makes a decision.“I don’t know if he will be available, ” C...
Sunderland Provide Latest Update On Victor Anichebe Fitness
Published: April 04, 2017
Relegation-threatened Sunderland are still sweating on the fitness of Victor Anichebe ahead of their game against Leicester City at the King Power Stadium on Tuesday night.Manager David Moyes has confirmed that the Nigeria international is still recovering from a knee injury he sustained in the Premier League clash aga...
Balogun, Bukayo, Amaechi On Target As Arsenal Win Liam Brady Cup
Published: April 03, 2017
Three players of Nigerian heritage Bukayo Saka, Xavier Amaechi and Folarin Balogun were among the standout performers that helped Arsenal U16s win the Liam Brady Cup this past weekend.The competition was organized by the Gunners to mark the opening of their refurbished Hale End Academy, with Manchester United, Juventus...
Sweden Whizkid Of Nigerian Descent Asoro Happy To Fire Sunderland Into Euro Final
Published: April 03, 2017
Sweden U21 international of Nigerian descent Joel Asoro has spoken of his happiness after helping Sunderland qualify for the final of the Premier League International Cup.The striker netted the only goal of the game from close range in the 13th minute as the Black Cats beat Norwich City at Carrow Road on Friday night. ...
Manchester City Nigerian Wonderkid Dele-Bashiru In Contention To Face Stoke City
Published: April 03, 2017
Manchester City attacking midfielder Tom Dele-Bashiru is in line to return to the starting line-up when his team trade tackles with Stoke City in the second leg of the semi-final of the FA Youth Cup on Monday night.Despite playing an important role for the Citizens in the earlier rounds of the competition, manager Lee ...
Iwobi Confident Arsenal Will Secure Champions League Qualification For 20th Straight Season
Published: April 03, 2017
Alex Iwobi is optimistic that Arsenal can finish in the top four and qualify for the Champions League next season.With ten matches left in the Premier League, Arsene Wenger’s side trail fourth place Manchester City by seven points following their 2-2 draw with their rivals on Sunday at the Emirates. “We sti...
Iwobi Misses Chance To Net The Winner As Arsenal Share Spoils With Man City
Published: April 02, 2017
Arsenal were held to a 2-2 draw by Manchester City in a Premier League encounter at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday evening. The visitors had a 2-1 advantage heading into the interval thanks to goals from Leroy Sane and Sergio Aguero.On 40 minutes, Walcott had provided temporary relief when he restored parity from close...
Former Arsenal Target Iheanacho Will Not Start For Man City At The Emirates
Published: April 02, 2017
Kelechi Iheanacho will not start for Manchester City in their eagerly anticipated Premier League clash with Arsenal at the Emirates on Sunday afternoon, despite his heroics while on international duty with the Super Eagles.The Taye Academy product netted a late equalizer against Senegal before scoring in a practice gam...
Former Most Expensive Teenager Signed By Chelsea Babayaro Returns To Stamford Bridge
Published: April 01, 2017
Retired Nigeria international Celestine Babayaro will be among the spectators when Chelsea tackle Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon.The Blues have officially announced that the defender is one of the distinguished guests at Stamford Bridge today.“Former Blues left-back Celestine Babayaro ...
Leicester City Starlet Ndidi Nominated For EPL Player Of The Month
Published: April 01, 2017
New African Soccer has released a shortlist of nominees for the English Premier League African Player of the Month of March 2017.Nigeria international Wilfred Ndidi has been nominated for the award alongside Leicester City teammate Riyad Mahrez and Crystal Palace’s Ivory Coast international Wilfred Zaha.In March,...
Nigerian Wonderkid Scores Historic Goal As Sunderland Qualify For First European Final
Published: March 31, 2017
Sunderland have advanced to the final of Premier League International Cup after a 1-0 win over Norwich City at Carrow Road on Friday night.Sweden U21 international of Nigerian descent Joel Asoro scored what turned out to be the game-winner in the 13th minute.The attacker’s penalty appeal was dismissed in the thir...
Conte Provides Update On Fitness Of Super Eagles Star Victor Moses
Published: March 31, 2017
Chelsea coach Antonio Conte has provided an update on the fitness of Nigeria international Victor Moses ahead of the Premier League tie with Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge on Saturday afternoon. The winger had to withdraw from the Nigeria squad during the international break because he had not sufficiently recovered...
Flying Eagles Skipper Nwakali : Nigerians Want To See Me Play At Emirates Stadium
Published: March 30, 2017
Nigeria U20s skipper Kelechi Nwakali is targeting a spot in Arsenal’s first team next season, and has revealed that Nigerian fans who support the Gunners want to see him play at the Emirates Stadium.The ex-Golden Eaglets talent was snapped up by Arsenal last summer but will spend the whole of this season on loan ...
Dele Alli In The Running For Tottenham Goal Of The Month For March
Published: March 29, 2017
England star Dele Alli is in the running for Tottenham Hotspur’s Goal of the Month Award for March 2017.One of the goals scored by the attacking midfielder of Nigerian descent has been nominated for the accolade, along with strikes from Harry Kane and Christian Eriksen.Alli’s brilliant finish from Har...