'He’s Really Showing The Player That He Can Be' - Nigeria's No 1. Talent At Chelsea Academy Praised By Coach
Published: October 31, 2018
Chelsea U21 manager Joe Edwards reserved special praise for unarguably the most talented Nigerian player at Chelsea Academy, Faustino Anjorin, following his man of the match performance in their 5-0 rout of Plymouth Argyle in a Checkatrade Trophy clash at Home Park on Tuesday evening. The box-to-box midfielder came...
Chelsea's Final Training Session Pre-Derby County : Victor Moses To Start, How Team A Lined Up
Published: October 31, 2018
If Chelsea's final training session on Tuesday is anything to go by, manager Maurizio Sarri has strongly hinted that Victor Moses will start from the very first minute when his side tackle Derby County in the fourth round of the League Cup on Wednesday evening. Carefree Youth has informed allnigeriasoccer.com that t...
Chelsea Boss Sarri To Run The Rule Over Nigerian Defender This Evening, Zola Reveals
Published: October 31, 2018
Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri will run the rule over Nigerian defender Fikayo Tomori when his side face off with Championship outfit Derby County in the fourth round of the League Cup on Wednesday evening.  The early team news suggest Tomori will be named in the Rams starting lineup while Victor Moses might return to ...
6 Goals In 6 Consecutive Games : 16-Year-old Nigerian Midfielder Scores Again For Chelsea Against Pros
Published: October 30, 2018
Nigerian midfielder Faustino Anjorin continued his exceptional performance this season by scoring for the sixth consecutive game as Chelsea hammered Plymouth Argyle 5-0 in the Checkatrade Trophy on Tuesday evening. The 16-year-old had netted against Swansea City U18, Brighton U18, West Ham U18, Molde U19 in the UEF...
Ex-Arsenal Star Ubogagu Pledges International Future To England Ahead Of Nigeria, USA; Receives Maiden Call-Up
Published: October 30, 2018
The English Football Association are nailed-on favourites ahead of the United States Soccer Federation and the Nigeria Football Federation for the services of former Arsenal Women striker Chioma Ubogagu. England boss Phil Neville has included Ubogagu on the roster for the international friendlies against Austria (No...
Chelsea Goalkeeper Of Nigerian Descent Kelechi Gets England Call-Up
Published: October 30, 2018
Promising Chelsea goalkeeper Kelechi Chibueze is set to add to his international caps after he was invited to the England U16 squad by manager Kevin Betsy for the Val-de-Marne Tournament this week. Chibueze was part of the Chelsea U16 squad that lost to Manchester City in the final of the Premier League Internationa...
Chelsea Legend Lampard Sends Message To Tomori Ahead Of Trip To Stamford Bridge
Published: October 30, 2018
Derby County boss Frank Lampard expects Fikayo Tomori to rise to the occasion when the Rams face Chelsea in the League Cup at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday evening. The Nigerian defender and Mason Mount are owned by Chelsea but the Premier League team have granted the two players permission to play for Derby County i...
'He Eliminates Defenders & Takes People Out Of The Game' - Liverpool Boss Backs 'King Of The Dribble' To Score More Goals
Published: October 29, 2018
Liverpool U23 coach Neil Critchley believes Bobby Adekanye deserves to score more goals on the back of his performances for the club's youth teams and hailed the winger for his excellent dribbling skills and pace. The Ibadan-born starlet has figured in ten games for the Reds youth teams in the current campaign, scor...
Watford Boss Reveals Exactly Why He Picked Success Goal As The Best Goal Against Huddersfield
Published: October 29, 2018
Watford boss Javi Gracia has praised Isaac Success after scoring a goal of the season contender in the Hornets 3-0 rout of Huddersfield Town in the Premier League on Saturday. Robert Pereyra and Gerard Deulofeu scored two brilliant individual goals in the first half but the Spanish gaffer has picked Success' 80th mi...
Iwobi, Kelechi Nwakali, Other Nigerian Stars At Arsenal To Get New Contract Policy
Published: October 28, 2018
Nigeria forward Alex Iwobi and youth players at the club born of Nigerian descent like Arthur Okonkwo, Tobi Omole, Xavier Amaechi, Joseph Olowu, Kelechi Nwakali (former Nigeria U-20 captain) and Tolaji Bola can hope to extend their Arsenal contracts midway and not wait until the last minutes of the deals.Iwobi signed a...
Burnley 0 Chelsea 4 : Moses-Less Chelsea Extend Unbeaten Run With Impressive Win
Published: October 28, 2018
Chelsea continued their start to the English Premier League season as they defeated Burnley 4-0 on Sunday afternoon. Prior to kickoff, the Blues had only won one of their last four top-flight matches although were unbeaten under new manager Maurizio Sarri. Burnley found themselves on the wrong end of a 5-0 hiding b...
Crystal Palace 2 Arsenal 2: Iwobi Goes The Distance As Gunners 11-Game Winning Run Ends
Published: October 28, 2018
Crystal Palace and Arsenal shared the spoils in an entertaining 2-2 draw on Sunday afternoon. Before the game, the Gunners recorded 11 successive victories in all competitions. Palace headed into the fixture at Selhurst Park having suffered defeat in their last three league outings, and that run of results left the...
Tomori Gives One Of His Best Displays In A Derby County Shirt Ahead Of Trip To Chelsea
Published: October 28, 2018
Nigerian defender Fikayo Tomori gave one of his best displays in a Derby County shirt as Frank Lampard's side were held to a 1-1 draw by Middlesbrough on Saturday afternoon. And it was not surprising that the England U21 star picked up the Man of the Match accolade at the end of the game at Riverside Stadium. To...
Man Utd Legend Neville Tears Into Huddersfield Nigerian Star For Poor Defending Against Watford
Published: October 28, 2018
Nigerian defensive midfielder Philip Billing was one of the Huddersfield Town players criticized by Manchester United legend Phil Neville for his bad defending in the lead-up to the first goal scored by Watford at The Vic on Saturday afternoon. Ten minutes into the game, Watford's Roberto Pereyra cut inside and weav...
Chelsea Loanee Aina Picks His Standout Moment So Far At Torino, Enjoying Wing-back Role
Published: October 28, 2018
In an interview with Chelsea's official website, Ola Aina was asked to pick his standout moment so far at Torino, where he's spending the entirety of the 2018-2019 season on loan. Since the interview was conducted prior to Torino's Serie A clash with Fiorentina, the Nigeria international did not mention his Man of t...