Charlton Boss Responds To Reports Linking Nigerian Midfielder With Arsenal Move
Published: March 28, 2019
Charlton Athletic boss Lee Bowyer has responded to speculation in the media linking London-born Nigerian midfielder Joe Aribo with a summer move to Premier League side Arsenal. The Gunners have emerged as a candidate to sign Aribo in the event the Addicks fail to persuade him to renew his contract which expires in ...
How Manchester United Nigerian Fans Reacted To Solskjaer's Appointment As Full-Time Manager
Published: March 28, 2019
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been appointed as the full-time manager of Manchester United on a three-year deal, the Old Trafford side have confirmed via their official website. The permanent employment of the former Norway international, who previously served as caretaker boss after José Mourinho's sacking in December ...
Man City Striker No Longer Eligible For Nigeria, England As FIFA Approves One-Time Switch To Germany
Published: March 27, 2019
Manchester City striker Lukas Nmecha will represent Germany's national teams for the rest of his career after FIFA approved a one-time change of association. Born in Hamburg 20 years ago to a Nigerian father and German mom, Nmecha was provisionally cap-tied to England before permanently pledging his international fu...
Omeruo Defends Chelsea Transfer Policy : It's Good For Players To Go On Multiple Loans
Published: March 27, 2019
Kenneth Omeruo has refused to criticize Chelsea over their transfer policy after arguing that the club are providing their players with an opportunity to gain experience at first-team level. The Super Eagles central defender, Ola Aina, Fikayo Tomori and Tammy Abraham are among the 42 Chelsea players currently spendi...
This 15-Goal Striker Might Regret Turning Down Tottenham In January Transfer Window
Published: March 27, 2019
Josh Maja, 20, was in the most prolific form of his career with Sunderland during the first half of this season as he constantly found the back of the net in the EFL League One. His goalscoring form caught Mauricio Pochettino's eye and the Tottenham manager reportedly made a move for his signature in January transfe...
Liverpool's Nigerian-Born Winger Attracting Interest From Barcelona, Lazio
Published: March 27, 2019
Liverpool's Nigerian-born winger Bobby Adekanye has revealed that Spanish powerhouse Barcelona are among the European clubs interested in signing him in the summer transfer window. The Netherlands U20 international is set to walk away from Anfield as a free agent in the next three months after refusing to put pen to...
Al-Nasr Dubai SC 2 Arsenal 3 : Nigeria-Eligible Teenagers Make First-Team Debuts For The Gunners
Published: March 26, 2019
Two Nigerian teenagers made their first-team debuts for Arsenal in a 3-2 win over Al-Nasr in a friendly at the newly built Al-Maktoum Stadium, Dubai on Tuesday afternoon.Three players of Nigerian descent had earlier traveled with the club to Dubai but while dazzling winger, Amaechi was named in the starting line-up, mi...
Forget Higuain; This Youngster is The Solution to Chelsea's Attacking Problems
Published: March 26, 2019
This season has been one to forget for Chelsea fans and their manager Maurizio Sarri, who is working with an English club for the first time in his managerial career. The Italian manager started the campaign on fine note as he led the Blues to 18 unbeaten games in all competitions, but he couldn't maintain the tempo...
Nigerian-Born Winger Announces He Is Leaving Liverpool, Rejects Three-Year Deal
Published: March 26, 2019
Ibadan-born winger Bobby Adekanye has announced he will leave Premier League giants Liverpool at the end of the 2018-19 season when his contract expires. Although Serie A side Lazio have been mentioned as a possible transfer destination for Adekanye, the former Ajax Amsterdam and PSV wonderkid has refused to rule ou...
Arsenal Interested In Signing Nigerian Midfielder Likened To Patrick Vieira
Published: March 25, 2019
Joe Aribo's future with EFL League One club Charlton Athletic remains covered in mist, with his contract set to run out at the end of the 2018-2019 season. The Nigerian youngster has gained a reputation as one of the most exciting midfielders in the English third-tier on the back of his imperious displays for the A...
What Does The Future Hold for Ademola Lookman At Everton?
Published: March 24, 2019
England's U-20 World Cup-winning winger Ademola Lookman has been struggling to find a permanent spot in Marcos Silva's team since the former Watford man joined the Toffees this season.Lookman has made 19 appearances competitions this campaign, and things don't look like it's going to get better before the end of the se...
Internationals : Tomori, Lookman, Solanke Feature England U21s; Uduokhai Germany U21s; No Senior Debut For Billing
Published: March 22, 2019
A round up on how the Nigeria-eligible players fared with their adopted countries on international duty on March 22. Chukwunonso Madueke played for 87 minutes for England U-17s in their 5-2 thrashing of Switzerland in Silkeborg in a Euro Championship game. The former Tottenham wonderkid laid on his team's second go...
Borussia Dortmund Eye FC Basel's Nigerian Winger As Replacement For Chelsea-Owned Pulisic
Published: March 22, 2019
German Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund have targeted FC Basel's Nigerian winger Noah Okafor as a like-for-like replacement for Christian Pulisic, according to Eurosport Germany making reference to Blick. With FIFA banning Chelsea from signing new players for the next two transfer windows, Pulisic's transfer to Sta...
Three Nigerian Wonderkids Named In Arsenal First-Team Squad For Trip To Dubai
Published: March 21, 2019
Three promising Nigerian teenagers have been included in Arsenal's first-team squad for a warm weather training camp in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. With several players away on international duty, including Alex Iwobi and Bukayo Saka, manager Unai Emery has promoted academy stars Arthur Okonkwo, Xavier Amaechi and...
Chelsea Loanee Abraham Misses England Training Ahead Of Clash Against The Eagles
Published: March 21, 2019
Chelsea loanee Tammy Abraham is unlikely to add to his international caps for England youth teams when the U21s face Poland in a friendly on Thursday evening. The Aston Villa star is recovering from a calf injury he suffered against John Obi Mikel's Middlesbrough last weekend and did not participate in training on W...