Sir Alex Ferguson, Maguire, Shoretire in attendance as Oyedele helps Man Utd win FA Youth Cup
Published: May 11, 2022
Manchester-born defensive midfielder of Nigerian and Polish descent Maximillian Oyedele helped Manchester United to win the prestigious FA Youth Cup on Wednesday evening after they defeated Nottingham Forest 3-1 at Old Trafford.   Manchester United U18 coach made a double change in the 64th minute with Oyedele a...
Wenger's former pupil, Ikpeba makes bold prediction for Tottenham v Arsenal
Published: May 11, 2022
Former African Footballer of the Year, Victor Ikpeba, who worked with legendary Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger at Monaco, has revealed that he is certain that the Gunners will not beat Tottenham Hotspur in Thursday's highly anticipated north London derby at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.   It's unarguably t...
Report : Newcastle United interested in another striker of Nigerian descent
Published: May 11, 2022
One-cap England international of Nigerian descent Dominic Solanke has emerged as a transfer target for Newcastle United as the Magpies look to strengthen their attack for the 2022-2023 campaign.   French outlet Jeunes Footeux claims that Newcastle United have made the signing of the Bournemouth attacker a priori...
Liverpool legend predicts Chukwuemeka will be a big player for Aston Villa amid exit talk
Published: May 11, 2022
Aston Villa manager Steven Gerrard has given an update on the situation of Carney Chukwuemeka amid speculation linking the England U19 international of Nigerian descent with a departure from the Lions this summer.   Chukwuemeka is considering his future at Aston Villa due a lack of first team opportunities and i...
Portsmouth battling Millwall for Tottenham Hotspur's Nigeria-eligible striker
Published: May 11, 2022
Tottenham Hotspur's Nigeria-eligible centre-forward Kion Etete is attracting interest from Football League clubs ahead of the opening of the transfer window.   The News is reporting that Etete has emerged as a summer striker target for League One outfit Portsmouth, a very popular club in Nigeria due to the e...
'There's so much talent' - Ikpeba disagrees with Rangnick, insists Man Utd don't have a striker problem
Published: May 10, 2022
Retired Nigeria international Victor Ikpeba has insisted that Manchester United do not have a striker problem despite the club's poor performance in this season's Premier League.   The Red Devils loaned out Anthony Martial to Sevilla in the January transfer window, Mason Greenwood was unavailable for sel...
Confirmed : Former Chelsea youth teamer Sodje offered new deal by Leyton Orient
Published: May 10, 2022
EFL League Two club Leyton Orient have announced their retained and released list following the conclusion of the 2021-2022 season.   Leyton Orient have confirmed that Nigerian defender Harrison Sodje has been offered his first professional contract.   Aged 18, Harrison is the biological son of Sam Sodje&...
Dennis doubtful to face Everton after suffering knee injury, two Nigerian youngsters return to Watford
Published: May 10, 2022
Watford have provided a squad update before their Premier League meeting with Alex Iwobi's Everton at Vicarage Road on Wednesday, May 11.   The Hornets relegation from the English top-flight was rubber stamped at the weekend after a 1-0 defeat to Crystal Palace.   Emmanuel Dennis was substituted with ...
Will the sponsorship ban in English soccer affect the game?
Published: May 10, 2022
New rules in the UK will stop sports betting operators from advertising with celebrities and sports stars. The law specifically permits anyone from being a part of advertisements if they have any influence over children. This means that many social media influencers will also be banned from appearing in sportsbook adve...
Super Eagles target Billing and Solanke named in Championship Team of the Season
Published: May 10, 2022
There are two Nigeria-eligible representatives named to the EFL Championship Team of the Season following the conclusion of the 2021-2022 campaign.   Philip Billing and Dominic Solanke have made the ceremonial best XI after playing key roles to help Bournemouth secure a return to the English Premier League.  ...
Transfer market guru Pedulla confirms no offers for Osimhen amid links with EPL trio
Published: May 10, 2022
Italian transfer market expert Alfredo Pedullà has clarified that no specific offers have been made to sign Victor Osimhen amid speculation linking him with a move to the Premier League this summer.   It is known that the Nigeria international is on the list of players wanted by Newcastle United, while Manchest...
Fulham begin contract negotiations with Tosin to 'ward off Arsenal, Newcastle interest'
Published: May 10, 2022
Premier League new boys Fulham have reportedly begun contract negotiations with Anglo-Nigerian central defender Tosin Adarabioyo.   The Sun say Fulham are keen to tie him down to a new long-term deal to ward off interest this summer.   Manchester City academy product Tosin will enter the final twelve mo...
Official : Balogun returns to Arsenal but ineligible to face Tottenham Hotspur
Published: May 09, 2022
Anglo-American-Nigerian center forward Folarin Balogun is back at his parent club Arsenal.   Championship outfit Middlesbrough announced their retained list on Monday and the England U21 international is not among the players retained by Boro.   The loan deals of the Hale Ender and three other players Aa...
Confirmed : Nigerian striker returns to Norwich City after loan spell
Published: May 09, 2022
EFL League Two side Carlisle United confirmed on Monday which players will stay and leave the club following the conclusion of the 2021-2022 season.   The Blues have informed that Belgian-born Nigerian striker Tyrese Omotoye has returned to his parent club Norwich City.   Omotoye joined Carlisle United on...
'That's why he's a world-class goalkeeper' - Ex-African POTY says Pickford is back in form
Published: May 09, 2022
Former African Footballer of the Year Victor Ikpeba has revealed that Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford has proved that he's back to his best in the last couple of games in the Premier League.   The England star was unarguably the star performer as the Toffees climbed out of the relegation zone after a hard...