Mentor Reveals Man City Wonderkid Iheanacho Is Better Than Messi When He Was 20
Published: October 19, 2016
Taye Academy supremo Kennedy Ezenwere has revealed that his former pupil Kelechi Iheanacho has always dreamt of facing Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi, adding that the Nigeria international will play a key role in Wednesday night’s Champions League tie at the Camp Nou. And the man credited with the discovery of ...
Chelsea Talent Ike Ugbo Scores Brace Vs Exeter City In Checkatrade Trophy
Published: October 18, 2016
England youth international Ike Ugbo struck twice but it was not enough with Chelsea U23s suffering a 3-2 defeat at the hands of Exeter City in the Checkatrade Trophy on Tuesday evening. The home team controlled the match in the early stages and raced into a two-goal lead after twenty-four minutes, courtesy of goals fr...
Golden Eaglets Graduate In Line To Face Barcelona In Champions League
Published: October 18, 2016
Kelechi Iheanacho is in line to face Barcelona in the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday night at the Camp Nou.The Nigeria international was one of the 21 players summoned for the trip by City manager Pep Guardiola, but it remains unclear whether or not he will be handed a starting shirt with Argentina star Aguero also...
Nigerian Wonderkid Ndukwu Scores Two Stunners, Ughelumba Debuts As Leicester Return To Winning Ways In UYL
Published: October 18, 2016
Leicester City ended a two-game losing streak in the UEFA Youth League with a hard-fought 3-2 victory over FC Copenhagen at  Loughborough University Football Stadium (Loughborough) on Tuesday afternoon. The Foxes would have been staring elimination in the face if they had lost today’s fixture, but a brace fr...
Promising West Ham Defender Akinola Has An Eye For Goals
Published: October 18, 2016
Promising West Ham defender Tunji Akinola has added goalscoring to his game, with two goals to his name for West Ham U18s in the U18 Premier League in the ongoing season. The 17-year-old helped the young Hammers secure wins at Norwich City and Reading, hitting target in the 27th and 58th minute in both fixtures, to tak...
Young Nigerian Defender Pleased To Learn His Craft From Arsenal Stars Koscielny, Mustafi
Published: October 18, 2016
Nigerian defender Tobi Omole has nothing but praise for Arsenal central defenders Laurent Koscielny and Shkodran Mustafi, and is pleased to learn his craft from the experienced stoppers. The 16-year-old was particularly impressed with the France and German international for helping Petr Äech post a shutout in the Gun...
Nigerian Trio Missing As Liverpool Are Frustrated By Manchester United
Published: October 17, 2016
English-born Nigerian trio Ovie Ejaria, Sheyi Ojo and Tiago Ilori were missing from the Liverpool squad that drew goalless with Manchester United at Anfield in the Premier League on Monday night.The first half at L4 0TH had few chances, with both teams preventing each other from scoring, and it took a long time for the...
Nigerian Messi & Adeyemo On The Mark For Watford U23 In Eight-Goal Thriller
Published: October 17, 2016
Watford U23s scored three goals but still lost an eight-goal thriller against Coventry City in the Professional Development League on Monday afternoon, October 17.Former Nigeria U23 target Ola Adeyemo gave the Hornets a glimmer of hope when he reduced the deficit in the 38th minute, scrabbling home an effort after a li...
Ex-Chelsea Ball Boy Talks About Sensational Assist For Moses Goal Vs Leicester City
Published: October 17, 2016
Sierra Leonenan midfielder Nathaniel Chalobah has looked back on the assist he provided for Victor Moses’s goal against Leicester City in the Premier League on Saturday, admitting that he never knew his back-heel would be perfect.With ten minutes remaining at Stamford Bridge, a sensational pass from the England U...
Arsenal Nigerian Stopper : Defenders Need To Be Aggressive To Stop Diego Costa
Published: October 17, 2016
Promising Nigerian teenager Tobi Omole has revealed that he started off his career as a box-to-box midfielder but was converted into a central defender upon his arrival at Arsenal.The Thamesmead product has no regrets switching roles, and has highlighted the qualities of a central defender, including being aggressive i...
Watford Coach Urges Success To Justify His Inclusion In Starting XI Ahead Of Ighalo
Published: October 16, 2016
Watford manager Walter Mazzarri has urged Nigerian striker Isaac Success to justify his inclusion in the starting lineup against Middlesbrough. With the 20-year-old preferred ahead of compatriot Odion Ighalo, the Italian coach is eager to see how he performs from the blast of the whistle, having starred in five consecu...
Team News : Isaac Success Makes First Watford Start; Ighalo On The Bench Vs Boro
Published: October 16, 2016
Watford boss Walter Mazzarri has made two changes to his starting line-up for Sunday afternoon’s Premier Lague game against Middlesbrough at the Riverside Stadium.Nigeria youth international Isaac Success has been rewarded for his imperious display off the bench in the last fixture, as he has been named in the st...
Watford Number Ten Success Unlikely To Make First Premier League Start Vs Boro
Published: October 16, 2016
According to information gathered by allnigeriasoccer.com, ex-Nigeria U20 international Isaac Success is unlikely to make his first start in the Premier League in Watford’s tie with Middlesbrough on Sunday afternoon. It is confirmed that the number ten has been named in the Hornets 18-man squad for today’s ...
Chelsea Whizkid Uwakwe Scores To End Amazing Week For Club & Country
Published: October 15, 2016
A goal from Nigerian midfielder Tariq Uwakwe assisted Chelsea to register a 2-0 win over Reading in the U18 Premier League on Saturday. Aside the goalscorer, two other Nigerian talents in the shape of Reading duo Akin Odimayo and Ade Shokunbi started today’s game at Cobham Training Centre (Stoke d’Abernon, ...
Chelsea Boss Hails Potential Of New Wing-Back Victor Moses
Published: October 15, 2016
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte was full of praise for Nigeria winger Victor Moses following his strike in his team’s 3-0 rout of Leicester City in the Premier League. Having enjoyed loan spells at Liverpool, Stoke City and West Ham, the Italian admitted that he resisted the idea of farming him out on loan after watch...