FAYC: Chelsea striker Fiabema ends 160-day wait for goal, ex-Nigeria U17 invitee keeps first clean sheet
Published: April 02, 2021
Bryan Fiabema finally ended his goal drought as Chelsea defeated AFC Fylde 2-0 at Kingsmeadow on Friday afternoon to progress to the fifth round of the prestigious FA Youth Cup. The Norwegian-born Nigerian striker last found the net for the Blues this season in a 3-1 loss to Liverpool in a Premier League 2 game on ...
Super Eagles star Iheanacho reacts after winning Premier League Player of the Month
Published: April 02, 2021
Super Eagles striker Kelechi Iheanacho has been named Premier League Player of the Month for March 2021. The 2013 U17 World Cup Golden Ball winner was in outstanding form for Leicester City last month, scoring five goals in three matches and helping his team secure seven points from a possible nine. Iheanacho wa...
Manchester United to check out Nigeria-eligible striker on Friday ahead of possible move
Published: April 02, 2021
English Premier League giants Manchester United will run the rule over Nigeria-eligible striker Daryl Dike when Barnsley tackle Reading in a Championship clash on Friday evening, according to reports. Stretty News has claimed that the Red Devils recruitment specialists will monitor proceedings at Oakwell and their s...
Leicester City boss Rodgers on if Iheanacho and Vardy will start together against Man City
Published: April 01, 2021
Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers faced the cameras on Thursday before his side's English Premier League meeting with Manchester City at the King Power Stadium and one of the questions he was asked was the possibility of Kelechi Iheanacho and Jamie Vardy playing together upfront given the caliber of the Citizens. ...
England make move to beat Nigeria to talented Fulham winger likened to Demarai Gray
Published: April 01, 2021
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that the English Football Association have made a move to beat their Nigerian counterparts to the services of talented Fulham winger Michael Olakigbe. This website reported three years ago that England were ahead of Nigeria in the race for the services of Olakigbe and the European g...
Manchester United, Chelsea among Premier League clubs battling to sign Nigerian striker
Published: March 31, 2021
Several Premier League clubs are battling to sign American-born Nigerian striker Daryl Dike. Team Talk is reporting that the United States international has no shortage of admirers in the English top-flight with almost half of the clubs interested in his services. Manchester United and Chelsea are keen on Daryl,...
Ladapo, Elerewe outstanding for Charlton Athletic in 5-0 win against Swansea City U18s
Published: March 31, 2021
Two talented Nigerian teenagers Ayodeji Elerewe and Tolu Ladapo put in an impressive all-round showing as Charlton Athletic defeated a youthful Swansea City U18 side in a Professional Development League match on Tuesday. Charlton Athletic have been in impressive form in the division, topping the table after win...
Five players of Nigerian descent promoted to Arsenal first team training pre-Liverpool
Published: March 31, 2021
Arsenal continued their preparations for the upcoming blockbuster Premier League clash against Liverpool with another training session held at London Colney on Tuesday. Gunners manager Mikel Arteta invited five players of Nigerian descent to train with the first team. Training pictures published by the official ...
Leicester City midfielder Ndidi ranked Premier League's third best player in 2021
Published: March 29, 2021
The CIES Football Observatory, in its latest weekly post, have put together a list of the top performing players in the five major European Leagues in the first quarter of 2021. Only players fielded for at least two thirds of minutes during this period are included in the rankings. There is only one Nigerian repr...
Real Madrid, Juventus, Dortmund, Moanco keeping tabs on Arsenal's Nigerian-born midfielder
Published: March 29, 2021
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that top European clubs are keeping tabs on Nigerian-born midfielder Tim Akinola with a view to a swoop in the summer transfer window.Real Madrid, Atlético de Madrid, Borrusia Dortmund, Juventus and Monaco are analyzing the performances of the the highly-rated Arsenal youngster in orde...
Iheanacho's brilliant volley, assisted by Ndidi nominated for Premier League Goal of the Month
Published: March 26, 2021
Kelechi Iheanacho has been double nominated for Premier League awards this month as he is also in the running for the Goal of the Month award in the division, informs the official website of the English Premier League. As expected, the Leicester City striker's brilliant volley in the 1-1 draw versus Burnley at Turf...
Iheanacho battles Chelsea, Man Utd, Spurs, Man City stars, 3 others for Premier League POTM
Published: March 26, 2021
Five goals in three top-flight appearances have earned Kelechi Iheanacho a place in the eight-man shortlist for the English Premier League Player of the Month for March 2021. The Nigeria international was productive offensively this month, scoring 62.5 percent of the goals netted by Leicester City in the Premier Lea...
Arsenal manager Arteta promotes five Nigeria-eligible young stars to first-team training
Published: March 26, 2021
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta promoted five Nigeria-eligible youngsters to first team training on Thursday, March 25. Nigerian-born midfielder Tim Akinola and striker Folarin Balogun were spotted training with the first team on Wednesday and they were joined by defender Mazeed Og...
Nigerian-born midfielder compared to Kante training with Arsenal first team
Published: March 25, 2021
Nigerian-born central midfielder Tim Akinola has been promoted to first team training by Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta. As many as twelve Arsenal first team players are currently on international duties with their respective nations, so to make up the numbers the Spanish football tactician invited some promisi...
2021 AFCONQ : Republic of Benin hold first training session in Cotonou pre-Nigeria
Published: March 23, 2021
Republic of Benin have started training as a group in preparation for their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against three-time African champions Nigeria. Several of their French-based players flew to Cotonou earlier this week aboard a private jet. According to the Fédération Béninoise de Football...