Premier League Wrap : Iheanacho Benched; Anichebe Debuts; Robson-Kanu Subbed In; Ejaria, Ojo, Asoro, Maja Absent; Dele, Barkley Log 90 Minutes
Published: September 24, 2016
Catch up on the performances of players of Nigerian descent on match day six in the English Premier League on Saturday, September 24.Everton lost their first game of the season, losing 1-0 to Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium, with England international Ross Barkley putting in a ninety-minute shift for the Toffees. H...
New Assists King Dele-Bashiru Bags Two As Man City Thrash Sunderland
Published: September 24, 2016
Tom Dele-Bashiru continued his fine start to the season with a goal and two assists as Manchester City thrashed Sunderland 4-0 in the U18 Premier League at Academy of Light Training Ground on Saturday afternoon.Dele-Bashiru started along with Will Patching in the center of midfield and did not starve the strikers of se...
Nigeria Star Musa Dropped As Man Utd Out-Fox Leicester City At M16 0RA
Published: September 24, 2016
Super Eagles assistant captain Ahmed Musa failed to make Leicester City’s 18-man squad for the first time in the Premier League, with manager Claudio Ranieri dropping him for the visit to Old Trafford. Musa, 23, has not started a game for the champions in the English top-flight since the opening day against Hull ...
Premier League 2 Wrap : Adarabioyo, Tomori Log 90 Minutes; Olomola, Ugbo Fire Blanks; Arsenal Trio Akpom, Bola, Eyoma Missing
Published: September 23, 2016
Catch up on the performances of players of Nigerian descent in Premier League 2 on Friday night.England youth international Tosin Adarabioyo started and played the full game in Manchester City’s 1-1 draw with Leicester City at the Etihad Stadium. Two other England youth internationals of Nigerian descent, Layton ...
Sunderland Boss Provides Key Update On Nigeria Striker Anichebe
Published: September 23, 2016
Sunderland manager David Moyes has revealed that Victor Anichebe is making progress in his bid to return to match fitness and is set to be handed playing opportunities in the upcoming games in the Premier League.Since his arrival at SR5 1SU as a free agent in September, the Nigeria international has yet to make his de...
Ovie Ejaria Training With Liverpool First-Team Pre-Hull City
Published: September 23, 2016
On Thursday, Liverpool held their penultimate training session ahead of their weekend clash with Hull City at Anfield, with Nigerian midfielder Ovie Ejaria in attendance. The 18-year-old was handed his competitive debut after he was introduced in the 77th minute during the Reds 3-0 victory over Derby County in the Leag...
Swansea City Are The Favorite Premier League Opponents Of Man City Starlet Iheanacho
Published: September 23, 2016
Swansea City are Kelechi Iheanacho’s favourite opponents in the English Premier League, ahead of their meeting with Manchester City at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday. Last weekend, the Nigeria international notched his tenth goal since his debut in the English top-flight when he hit target in the 25th minute aga...
Victor Moses Pretty Elder Sister Officially Off The Market (Photo)
Published: September 22, 2016
Victor Moses’s elder sister, Eki, is now officially a Mrs. after tying the knot in a well attended traditional wedding ceremony held at the family house in Benin City on Thursday afternoon. As previously reported by allnigeriasoccer.com, the Chelsea winger was unavoidably absent as a result of the upcoming meetin...
Chelsea Star Mikel Targets Premier League Golden Boot Award
Published: September 22, 2016
Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel is targeting the top scorer award in the English Premier League this season, if we are to swallow his statement via his official Twitter account hook, line and sinker.September 21, 2016 marked the third year he opened his account in the English top-flight when he hit target in the 84th...
Super Eagles Coach Yet To Sound Out Germany U21 Star Akpoguma About Representing Nigeria
Published: September 22, 2016
Fortuna Düsseldorf central defender Kevin Akpoguma remains committed to Germany at international level amid speculations in the media that he might be called up for the World Cup qualifier against Zambia on October 9.And contrary to those reports, the ex-Germany U20 skipper has not yet been sounded about the possi...
Bristol City Coach Showers Plaudits On Red Hot Chelsea Loanee Abraham
Published: September 22, 2016
Bristol City coach Lee Johnson could not hide his admiration for Tammy Abraham following his game-winner against Fulham in the third round of the League Cup on Wednesday night. The Chelsea loanee came off the bench in the 62nd minute, before scoring in the 90th minute when he poked home O’Dowda’s cross from...
EFL Cup Wrap : Onomah Scores First Goal For Spurs; Abraham On Song; Maja Debuts; Iheanacho Fires Blanks; Tosin Subbed In; Sonupe, Onuoha Benched
Published: September 21, 2016
Rundown of how players of Nigerian descent fared in the third round of the League Cup on Wednesday night.At Loftus Road, Sunderland beat homers Queens Park Rangers 2-1. Josh Maja was handed his senior debut for the Black Cats when he replaced Sweden U21 international Joel Asoro with 21 minutes remaining. Nedum Onuoha r...
Wenger Congratulates Akpom After Starring Against Nottingham Forest
Published: September 21, 2016
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger was pleased by the performance of Chuba Akpom in his side’s emphatic 4-0 victory over Nottingham Forest in the League Cup on Tuesday night. The England U21 international of Nigerian descent has seen his first team opportunities limited in the new season despite impressing during pre-sea...
Leicester City Boss Explains Why Musa Is Not In Starting XI For Premier League Games
Published: September 21, 2016
Speaking after his side lost to Chelsea in the League Cup, Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri has hinted why Ahmed Musa is not in the starting line-up in recent Premier League matches.The Nigeria international has not started in the English top-flight since the opening day at Hull City, and the Italian coach has su...
Victor Moses Thanks Chelsea Faithful For Unwavering Support Against Leicester City
Published: September 21, 2016
Victor Moses was over the moon after Chelsea’s comeback win against Leicester City in the third round of the League Cup on Tuesday night, and has praised the fans for their unwavering support at the King Power Stadium.The Blues were staring elimination in the face after a brace from Shinji Okazaki had put the Fox...