Manchester City 3 Arsenal 1 : Iwobi's Error Leads To City's First Goal
Published: February 03, 2019
Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi played his 22nd Premier League game of the season in Sunday's clash against title aspirants Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium as Arsenal lost 3-1 to dent their Champions League hopes.Sergio Aguero put City ahead within a minute played as he stooped low to head home a cross from Aym...
Leicester City 0 Manchester United 1: Ndidi Plays Full Game; Iheanacho Makes Cameo
Published: February 03, 2019
Manchester United pipped Leicester City 1-0 in their Premier League clash at the King Power on Sunday afternoon to further boost their chances of a top-four finish.While Super Eagles midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi started and went the distance for the Foxes, his teammate compatriot, Kelechi Iheanacho replaced Nampalys Mendy...
London Football Awards: QPR's Eze Battles Guendouzi, Rice, Wan-Bissaka & Grant For YPOTY (U21)
Published: February 03, 2019
Nigeria Football Federation target Eberechi Eze has been nominated for the London Football Awards Young Player of the Year (U21). The Queens Park Rangers playmaker is up against three Premier League stars in the shape of Mattéo Guendouzi (Arsenal), Declan Rice (West Ham United) and Aaron Wan-Bissaka (Crystal Palace...
Updated Premier League Squads : The Fifty-Six U21 Players Of Nigerian Descent Available For Selection
Published: February 03, 2019
English topflight teams have submitted their updated squad lists to the Premier League following the close of the January transfer window. The squads are made up of homegrown players, non-homegrown players and players under the age of 21. Manchester United's Matthew Olosunde, who recently recovered from injury, i...
Iwobi Named In Arsenal Squad; Saka Doubtful To Face Manchester City
Published: February 03, 2019
Alex Iwobi is in contention to make his 22nd appearance in the Premier League when Arsenal face Manchester City in the headline clash of the weekend on Sunday evening. Manchester Evening News has published photographs of the Arsenal players arriving for the match in Manchester, with the Nigeria international part of...
EPL Wrap: Balogun In 18; Success Injures Hamstring; Billing Returns; Solanke Debuts; Lookman Cameo; Ibe On The Bench
Published: February 02, 2019
A round-up of Nigerian players that were in action for their respective clubs in the English Premier League on Saturday, February 2. At the American Express Community Stadium, Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr would be delighted Leon Balogun was named in the match day squad as Brighton & Hove were held to a goalless draw ...
Nigerian-Born Striker Helps Everton U18s Return To Winning Ways With Second Brace Of Season
Published: February 02, 2019
Everton U18s bounced back after their humiliating 4-1 loss to Middlesbrough with  a 4-0 rout of Blackburn Rovers in the U18 Premier League on Saturday afternoon. Nigerian-born striker Korede Adedoyin was the star of the show in the Toffees comprehensive victory, netting his second brace of the season. Everton qu...
Southampton's Afolabi Nets Winner, Olufunwa Impresses In 1-0 Win Against Man Utd U23s
Published: February 02, 2019
Nigerian striker Jonathan Afolabi grabbed a first-half winner as Southampton defeated Manchester United 1-0 in a Premier League 2 Division Two fixture at Leigh Sports Village Stadium on Friday night. Defender Oludare Olufunwa, who is open to representing the Nigerian National Teams, started for the Saints in his new...
Jordan Aina Reveals The Manchester United Star & Three Brazilians He Likes Watching; Ola's Influence
Published: February 02, 2019
Chelsea teenager Jordan Aina has admitted that he looks up to Manchester United superstar Paul Pogba as well as three Brazilian players in the shape of PSG's Dani Alves, Chelsea's David Luiz and Real Madrid's Marcelo. Jordan Aina started out as a winger, just like older brother Ola, before he was converted into a fu...
Six Nigerian Young Stars Registered By Chelsea For Remainder Of Premier League
Published: February 02, 2019
Six Nigerian youngsters have been registered by Chelsea for the remainder of the Premier League 2018-2019 season. Victor Moses, Ola Aina, and Kenneth Omeruo have not been handed spots on the roster following their transfers to Fenerbahce, Torino and Leganes respectively. Assuming they were named in the updated squa...
Jamie Carragher Fears Iwobi Could Be Dropped From Starting XI After Arsenal's Capture Of Suarez
Published: February 01, 2019
Liverpool hero Jamie Carragher has suggested that Alex Iwobi could be dropped from the starting line-up following Arsenal's capture of Denis Suárez on transfer deadline day. A former Manchester City youth-teamer, Suárez has reunited with Gunners boss Unai Emery, his former manager at Sevilla, with whom they won th...
Chelsea Loanees Omeruo, Abraham, Tomori Pictured Together At Davido Concert
Published: February 01, 2019
Three Chelsea-owned Nigerian players Kenneth Omeruo, Fikayo Tomori and Tammy Abraham were pictured together at the Davido Concert staged at the 02 Arena, London on Sunday, January 27. Omeruo is spending the whole of the season away at Spanish side Leganes, Abraham is at Aston Villa while Tomori is being tutored by C...
Chelsea Loanee Victor Moses Eager To Feature For Fenerbahce Again
Published: February 01, 2019
Victor Moses is eager to suit up for Fenerbahce in Friday's Super Lig clash against Göztepe at Ulker Stadyumu Fenerbahce Sukru Saracoglu Spor Kompleksi in Istanbul. The former Nigeria international is spending the remainder of the season on loan and next at the Yellow Canaries after falling out of favour at Chelsea...
Huddersfield's Nigeria-Eligible Midfielder In Contention To Make Injury Return Vs Chelsea
Published: February 01, 2019
Denmark U21 star of Nigerian descent, Philip Billing is in contention to make a return from injury when Huddersfield Town tackle Chelsea in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon. The central midfielder did not feature for the Terriers in the league matches against Manchester City and Everton as he was recovering ...
Liverpool Sanction Transfers For Four Outfield Players On Deadline Day
Published: February 01, 2019
Premier League giants, Liverpool had sanctioned transfers for four of their outfield players just before the window slammed shut on Thursday night. While midfielders Lazar Markovic and Matty Virtue moved on permanently to English clubs Fulham and Blackpool respectively, striker Liam Miller signed a new long-term con...