Manchester United Whizkid Among Three Nigeria-Eligible Strikers Named To Netherlands U17 Provisional Roster
Published: March 12, 2020
The Royal Dutch Football Association has announced the Netherlands U17 provisional roster for their upcoming 2020 European Championship qualifiers against Germany, Portugal and Austria, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. Highly-rated Manchester United striker Dillon Hoogewerf has been included in the preliminary list by ...
Talented Chelsea Midfielder Of Nigerian Descent On The Verge Of Signing New Long-term Contract
Published: March 12, 2020
Promising midfielder of Nigerian descent, Faustino Anjorin is close to signing a new long-term contract with Chelsea, according to various reports in the English press. The online edition of The Sun UK says the Poole-born Anjorin is poised to commit his future to the Blues for five years. An England U19 interna...
Obi Mikel Reacts To Claims He Has Been Offered A Coaching Role At Chelsea
Published: March 12, 2020
Former Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel has dismissed reports in the local media that he has been offered a coaching position at Chelsea. Mikel had an illustrious ten-and-a-half-year career at Chelsea, winning the Champions League, Europa League, Premier League, FA Cup, League Cup and Community Shield, before joining...
'He Wants To Be The Focal Point' - Hargreaves Likens Ighalo To Chelsea Striker Giroud
Published: March 11, 2020
Former Manchester United midfielder Owen Hargreaves on Wednesday heaped plaudits on Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo for his remarkable performances for the side since his January move from Chinese side Shanghai Shenhua. Hargreaves likened Ighalo to Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud as he highlighted the qualities of the f...
Newcastle United, Fulham Battling Bundesliga Clubs For Nigeria International Defender
Published: March 11, 2020
Super Eagles left-back Jamilu Collins is attracting interest from English Premier League clubs, according to reports. Transfermarkt.com claims Newcastle United and Fulham are mulling over a summer move for the Paderborn defender but face competition from German Bundesliga clubs. Mainz 05, Schalke 04 and Hertha ...
Red-Hot Ighalo Named To Manchester United Travel Roster To Face LASK In Europa League
Published: March 11, 2020
Odion Ighalo is in contention to play his eighth game in a Manchester United jersey on Thursday evening, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. The Shanghai Shenhua-owned striker was among the players that jetted off to Linz on Wednesday after training at Carrington. With Anthony Martial not training with the squad before...
Former Chelsea Defender Omeruo Names Manchester United Icon As His Role Model
Published: March 11, 2020
Former Chelsea center back Kenneth Omeruo has cited Manchester United icon Rio Ferdinand as his role model. The Nigeria international did not cross paths with Ferdinand in the English Premier League during his seven-and-a-half-year association with Chelsea as he was loaned out to Dutch, Turkish and Spanish clubs, an...
17-Year-Old Midfielder Azeez Trains With Arsenal First Team As Man City Match Is Postponed
Published: March 11, 2020
Highly-rated Spanish-Nigerian midfielder born in England, Miguel Azeez was invited to train with Arsenal's first team on Tuesday, March 10. Arsenal youth-team guru Jeorge Bird has informed that Azeez was among five Academy stars spotted training with Arsenal's first team at London Colney yesterday, the others being ...
Official : Chelsea Sign Skillful England Youth International Midfielder
Published: March 11, 2020
With a statement on their official website, League One club AFC Wimbledon have confirmed that an agreement has been reached with Chelsea FC for the transfer of academy player Leo Castledine. The skillful midfielder has joined the Blues on undisclosed terms, seven years after he was snapped up by AFC Wimbledon. Ag...
Promising Striker Of Nigerian Descent Scores First Career Brace For Manchester United Team
Published: March 11, 2020
Manchester United U-18s ran out 3-2 winners at Everton in a league game on Tuesday evening, with Nigeria-eligible striker, Deji Sotona scoring a first career brace for the young Red Devils in the victory, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. Manager Neil Ryan handed starts to two youngsters with Nigerian blood running in the...
Ex-Manchester United Defender Says He Would Prefer To Play Against Martial Than Ighalo
Published: March 10, 2020
Former Manchester United defender Derek Brazil has suggested that Odion Ighalo is a better striker than Anthony Martial after revealing that he would prefer to play against the France international than the Nigerian. Brazil highlighted the qualities of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations top scorer and had backed him to ...
Arsenal, Wolves Suffer Blow In Pursuit Of Nigeria-Eligible Starlet As Winger Agrees New PSV Deal
Published: March 10, 2020
English Premier League clubs Arsenal and Wolverhampton Wanderers have suffered a blow in their pursuit of Anglo-Nigerian teenager Nonso Madueke, with the winger reaching an agreement in principle over a new multi-year contract with PSV Eindhoven. According to Dutch football magazine Voetbal International,  Maduke ...
'Kelechi Has Done Great For Us' - Leicester City Coach Praises Hardworking Super Eagles Striker
Published: March 10, 2020
Leicester City enhanced their chances of finishing among the top four teams in the Premier League after returning to winning and scoring ways by thrashing Aston Villa 4-0 at the King Power Stadium on Monday night. Former England striker Jamie Vardy ended his nine-game goal drought in all competitions in style by ne...
Anjorin And His Proud Nigerian Dad React To Midfielder's Premier League Debut For Chelsea
Published: March 10, 2020
Poole-born midfielder of Nigerian descent, Faustino Anjorin has spoken of his happiness at making his English Premier League debut for Chelsea in their 4-0 hammering of Everton at Stamford Bridge on Sunday, March 8. The England U19 international entered the pitch as a substitute in the 71st minute to replace Willian...
Ex-Burnley Winger Okenla Explains Why Man Utd Fans Were Initially Skeptical Over Ighalo Signing
Published: March 09, 2020
Former Burnley and Birmingham City winger Folorunso Okenla has argued that Manchester United fans were initially skeptical over the signing of Odion Ighalo in the January transfer window because the former Watford striker fell off the radar when he moved to the Chinese League. Having been linked with the likes of PSG...