'He Did Fantastic Against Manchester City' - Chelsea Coach Hails The 'New Obi Mikel'
Published: November 01, 2018
Chelsea U21 boss Joe Edwards has revealed that he can count on Nigerian midfielder Tariq Uwakwe for their upcoming matches after he was left out of the squad that recorded an impressive 5-0 win over League One opponents Plymouth Argyle in the Checkatrade Trophy on Tuesday. An England youth international, Uwakwe play...
Chelsea Legends Zola, Lampard Lavish Praise On 'Excellent' Nigerian Defender Despite Own Goal
Published: October 31, 2018
Chelsea legend Gianfranco Zola has hailed Fikayo Tomori after his impressive performance for Derby County in the fourth round of the League Cup on Wednesday evening. Tomori misjudged the ball and sliced into his own net to give his parent club the lead in the 5th minute but Zola refused to criticize the England U21 ...
EFL Cup Wrap: Iwobi Subbed In; Tomori Scores OG; Eyoma Makes Spurs 18; Delfouneso Goal Disallowed; Moses Missing
Published: October 31, 2018
Round up on the Nigerian players that were in League Cup action on Wednesday, October 31. Note that players who are cap-tied to other nations and youth-team players have not been listed in this report. Chelsea are through to the quarterfinals after beating Derby County 3-2 at Stamford Bridge. Italian manager Mau...
'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...