Iwobi Is EPL Academy Graduate With Most Games Ahead Of Man Utd, Spurs, Chelsea Stars
Published: May 17, 2019
Alex Iwobi is the Premier League academy graduate with the most appearances in all competitions this season, according to a research carried out by The Sportsman. The Hale End Academy product has racked up 50 appearances so far this season and that could increase by one, with Arsenal facing off with Chelsea in the E...
Chelsea Hero Mikel Offered The Chance To Return To Premier League By Norwich, Sheffield Utd
Published: May 16, 2019
Norwich City and Sheffield United have offered John Obi Mikel the chance to return to the Premier League next season. The Super Eagles skipper penned a short term deal with Middlesbrough in the January transfer window, and with the Riverside Stadium outfit not meeting their target for the season, a departure is def...
Can Isaac Success Win His First Trophy In Europe Against Record-chasing Manchester City?
Published: May 16, 2019
Henry Onyekuru was involved in Galatasaray's 3-1 victory over Akhisarspor on Wednesday to help the Yellow-Reds win the Turkish Cup.The trophy is Onyekuru's second since becoming a professional footballer four years ago, having won the Belgian Super Cup with RSC Anderlecht in July 2017.Meanwhile, former Golden Eaglets s...
The Three Wingers Of Nigerian Descent That Trained With Arsenal Ahead Of Europa League Final
Published: May 16, 2019
Arsenal continued their preparations for the Europa League final against Chelsea with another training session held at at London Colney on Thursday, May 16. According to the training pictures published by the official website of the Gunners, manager Unai Emery ran the rule over three Nigerian wingers Alex Iwobi, Xav...
Liverpool Winger Adekanye Spotted In The Stands Watching Lazio Against Atalanta
Published: May 16, 2019
Liverpool winger Bobby Adekanye was spotted in the stands on Wednesday evening watching the final of the Coppa Italia between Lazio and Atalanta, fueling rumors of a move to the Biancocelesti. The Netherlands U20 international reconfirmed yesterday that there was no going back on his decision to quit Liverpool when ...
Leicester's Ndidi Joins Mane, Aubameyang, Hazard In Premier League Stats Leaders XI
Published: May 16, 2019
The honours keep coming for Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi, who has been named in Whoscored.com Premier League stats leaders XI for the 2018-2019 season. The football statistics website has compiled an alternative team of the season with only the statistical leaders over the campaign making the list, and t...
Official : Talented Nigeria-Eligible Winger Offered New Contract By Burnley
Published: May 15, 2019
Through a publication on their official website, Premier League side Burnley have confirmed their retained and released list following the conclusion of the 2018-2019 season. Promising Nigeria-eligible winger Tunde Bayode has been informed that he has been offered a new contract. The 20-year-old was one of the f...
Man City Join Arsenal, Southampton In Race For Nigerian Midfielder Likened To Patrick Vieira
Published: May 15, 2019
Premier League champions Manchester City have joined Arsenal in the race to land the signature of talented Nigerian midfielder Joe Aribo in the summer transfer window, according to reports. The Daily Mail is reporting that The Citizens have made enquiries about Charlton Athletic's Aribo who becomes a free agent at ...
Lazio-Linked Winger Adekanye Pens Farewell Message To Liverpool
Published: May 15, 2019
Nigerian-born winger Bobby Adekanye has penned an emotional farewell message to Liverpool and their supporters ahead of his departure from the Anfield side this summer. The former Ajax Amsterdam and Barcelona wonderkid has opted not to renew his contract with The Reds after failing to break into the first team and ...
'No Need To Speak On Chelsea's Pedigree' - Revs' Nigerian Defender Excited To Face One Of The Best
Published: May 15, 2019
New England Revolution's American-born Nigerian defender Jalil Anibaba is relishing the prospect of facing Chelsea in Wednesday evening's charity game dubbed 'Final Whistle On Hate'. Anibaba explained that the match is significant because it will help to create awareness in the fight against racism and discriminatio...
Chelsea-Owned Nigerian Striker Fires Aston Villa Into Richest Game In Football
Published: May 15, 2019
Aston Villa are through to the Championship playoff final after beating West Brom 4-3 on penalties in the semi-final, second leg at The Hawthorns on Tuesday evening. Craig Dawson's 29th minute effort took the aggregate score to 2-2 and both teams could not be separated at the end of regular and extra-time. Chelse...
EPL : King Of Assists, Iwobi Fails In Bid To Break Nigerian Record Held By Odemwingie
Published: May 13, 2019
Alex Iwobi came close to matching a Nigerian record for the highest number of assists in a single season as Arsenal beat Burnley 3-1 on the final day of the 2018-2019 campaign on Sunday, May 12. He provided the assists for the goals scored by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Eddie Nketiah, taking his total to six in th...
EPL Golden Boot : How It Panned Out & What It Could Mean For Nigeria At AFCON
Published: May 12, 2019
After the last round of games in the English Premier League on Sunday, May 12, Senegalese striker, Sadio Mane and his Liverpool teammate, Egyptian talisman, Mohamed Salah alongside Arsenal Gabonese hitman, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang all finished on 22 league goals to share between them the Golden Boot award.Mane scored ...
EPL Wrap : Iwobi Bags Two Assists; Ibe Scores; Ndidi Stars; Iheanacho, Success Benched; Lookman Subbed In; Balogun, Ofoborh Not In 18
Published: May 12, 2019
How players of Nigerian descent eligible to represent the national teams fared on the final day of the 2018-2019 Premier League season. Manchester City retained the title after thrashing Brighton & Hove 4-1 at the American Express Community Stadium. Leon Balogun will report for international duty on June 2 lacking ...
Leicester City Interested In Signing Nigeria-Eligible Winger
Published: May 12, 2019
The players of Nigerian descent at Leicester City could increase next season, with reports linking Jordon Ibe with a switch to the King Power Stadium in the summer transfer window. According to the online edition of The Sun UK, Brendan Rodgers is eyeing a reunion with Bournemouth winger Ibe. Rodgers, who was appoi...