Olomola Scores Another Brace For Southampton U23 In Draw Against Leicester
Published: September 19, 2016
Southampton U23s drew 2-2 with Leicester City in Premier League 2 at Staplewood on Monday, with Nigerian striker Olufela Olomola bagging a brace for the Saints. Olomola put Southampton in front in the eighth minute when he headed home Tyreke Johnson’s cross, but the Foxes restored parity just before the interval....
Nigerian Whizkid Ejaria To Make Liverpool Debut On Tuesday Vs Derby County?
Published: September 19, 2016
Former Golden Eaglets trainee Ovie Ejaria, 18, is poised to make his senior debut for Liverpool in Tuesday evening’s League Cup clash against Derby County. The central midfielder has been training with the Reds first team in recent days and made their 18-man squad for the Premier League game with Chelsea last Fri...
Iwobi Beats Sanchez, Walcott To Arsenal Man Of The Match Award vs Hull City
Published: September 18, 2016
Super Eagles rising star Alex Iwobi claimed the Man of the Match accolade in Arsenal’s 4-1 win over Hull City in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon.In a poll conducted by the official website of the Gunners, the attacking midfielder received 63 percent of the 59,019 votes to get the nod of the fans. Chile i...
Premier League Wrap : Ighalo, Success Help Watford Record Win; Okaka,Anichebe Injured; Dele Logs 90 Minutes
Published: September 18, 2016
Catch up on the performances of players of Nigerian descent in the English top-flight on Sunday, September 18.The biggest shock of the weekend was Watford’s 3-1 win over Manchester United at Vicarage Road. Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo started and was in action for approximately 90 minutes. The number 24 was ...
Proposed Move Of Ex-Arsenal Striker Of Nigerian Descent To French Club Collapses
Published: September 18, 2016
The proposed move of Togo international of Nigerian descent Emmanuel Adebayor to French club Lyon is off.The Ligue 1 side expressed concerns that the lanky striker will not be available for selection during the upcoming African Cup of Nations and his ineligibility for the UEFA Champions League was also an issue. ...
Ighalo Misses Open Net; Success Stars As Man Utd Are Stung By The Hornets
Published: September 18, 2016
Two Nigerian stars, Odion Ighalo and Isaac Success, were on parade at Vicarage Road as Watford beat Manchester United 3-1 in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon, their first victory over the Red Devils since September 16, 1986.The Hornets opened scoring in the 34th minute through Capoue but ought to have taken the l...
Chelsea Loanee Omeruo Enhancing His Reputation As A No-Nonsense Defender
Published: September 17, 2016
Kenneth Omeruo is not disappointing at the beginning of his loan spell with Turkish Super Lig side Alanyaspor.For the second game in a row, the Nigeria international assisted goalkeeper Yılmaz to post a shutout as Alanyaspor beat Eddy Onazi’s Trabzonspor 3-0 at Alanya Oba Stadium on Saturday evening.Omeruo mad...
I Was Robbed : Iwobi Disputes Goal Credited To Alexis By Arsenal, Premier League
Published: September 17, 2016
Alex Iwobi has insisted that Arsenal’s first goal against Hull City in the Premier League should have been awarded to him instead of being credited to Alexis Sanchez.The Nigeria international fired a shot past goalkeeper Eldin Jakupovic on 15 minutes but television replays suggests that the Chilean striker got th...
Premier League Wrap: Iwobi Notches 2 Assists; Iheanacho Sets New Personal Record; Robson-Kanu Debuts; Ibe, Ogbonna Start
Published: September 17, 2016
Catch up on the performances of players of Nigerian descent in the English Premier League on Saturday afternoon.Arsenal won their third consecutive game of the new season, beating Hull City 4-1 . Super Eagles starlet Alex Iwobi retained his place in the Gunners starting XI and was one of the impressive players at the K...
Three Nigerian Defenders Feature As Arsenal Lose To Chelsea In U18 Premier League
Published: September 17, 2016
Arsenal U18s unbeaten start to the season came to an end following their 4-2 loss to Chelsea at Cobham Training Centre in the U18 Premier League on Saturday afternoon.Fullback Tolaji Bola and central defender Joseph Olowu started for the Gunners while Tobi Omole and goalkeeper Arthur Okonkwo were named on the bench. Ch...
Man City More Or Less Confirm Nigerian Defender Has Been Promoted To First Team (Photo )
Published: September 17, 2016
Premier League club Manchester City have more or less confirmed that Nigerian defender Tosin Adarabioyo has been promoted to their first team for the 2016-2017 campaign.The Citizens posted on their official social media accounts the team photo , with the tall central defender and Kelechi Iheanacho, as you would expect,...
Ten Interesting Facts About Liverpool New Kid On The Block, Ovie Ejaria
Published: September 17, 2016
If you are fan of Liverpool and Nigerian football, Ovie Ejaria should not be a new name for you. Here are ten interesting facts about the midfielder. 1) Ejaria was born on November 18,1997 in London, England to Nigerian parents and is eligible to play for the two nations. 2) Progressed through the ranks before making h...
Why Was Moses Introduced In The 83rd Minute Vs Liverpool? Chelsea Coach Explains
Published: September 17, 2016
Chelsea coach Antonio Conte has explained why he had to bring on Victor Moses and two other substitutes with seven minutes remaining in his team’s 2-1 loss to Liverpool on Friday night. Prior to the clash at Stamford Bridge, the Blues had netted nine times in the English top-flight, with five of those strikes com...
Moses Suits Up For The 50th Time, Ejaria Benched, Mikel Missing As Chelsea Lose To Liverpool
Published: September 16, 2016
Super Eagles creator Victor Moses suited up for the 50th time in a Chelsea shirt in their 2-1 loss to Liverpool on game week five in the Premier League at Stamford Bridge on Friday night.The 25-year-old achieved the milestone when he came off the bench in the 83rd minute, replacing Brazil star Willian.Liverpool wer...
Nigeria U20 Skipper Nwakali Makes Professional Debut For MVV Wearing Number Ten Jersey
Published: September 16, 2016
Flying Eagles skipper Kelechi Nwakali made his competitive debut for Dutch club MVV Maastricht in their 1-0 victory over Ajax Amsterdam II in the Eerste Divisie on Friday night.The attacking midfielder started the game staged at the De Geusselt on the bench before his introduction by manager Ron Elsen in the se...