Troost-Ekong Warns Tottenham Star Kane It Will Not Be Easy Against Inter's Stefan de Vrij
Published: September 17, 2018
Udinese's Nigeria international William Troost-Ekong has warned Tottenham Hotspur striker, Harry Kane, that he will find it tough against Stefan de Vrij when the London club face Inter Milan in the Champions League on Tuesday evening. Kane, who skippers the England senior team, was the top scorer at this summer's Wo...
Chelsea Loanee Ugbo Targets More Goals After Opening Account For Scunthorpe United
Published: September 17, 2018
Nigerian striker Ike Ugbo is targeting more goals after opening his 2018-2019 account in Scunthorpe United's 3-2 victory away at Wimbledon on Saturday. The 19-year-old has netted 61 goals in 96 appearances for Chelsea youth teams in the last four years but has struggled to replicate that form at senior level, with o...
Nigerian Striker Rinsola Babajide Scores And Assists In Liverpool Win Vs Durham
Published: September 16, 2018
Liverpool FC Women beat Durham Women FC 5-4 on penalties in the group stage of the Continental Tyres Cup on Sunday, with Nigerian striker Rinsola Babajide opening her goalscoring account for the season. Named in the starting line-up, Babajide set up the opening goal scored by Bradley-Auckland in the second minute bu...
Manchester United Legend Ferdinand Urges U20 World Cup Golden Ball Winner To Dump Liverpool
Published: September 16, 2018
Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand has advised England U21 star of Nigerian parentage, Dominic Solanke, to leave Liverpool due to his lack of first team opportunities. Solanke has been frozen out by manager Jürgen Klopp in the new season, so much so that he has not been considered for any match day squad after ...
Nigerian Exports: Ilori, Ebere Eze, Fela, Jaiyesimi & Oyeleke On Target For EFL Clubs
Published: September 15, 2018
Catch up on the Nigerian players that were on target for their respective English clubs on Saturday, September 15th.We start at the Deepdale Stadium in Preston where Reading ran out 3-2 winners over Preston North End in an EFL Championship thriller, with Portuguese-Nigerian defender, Tiago Ilori scoring his side's seco...
Chelsea Loanee Ugbo Opens His Goalscoring Account For Scunthorpe United
Published: September 15, 2018
Nigerian striker Ike Ugbo helped Scunthorpe United to beat AFC Wimbledon on game week eight in the EFL League One on Saturday afternoon at the Cherry Red Records Fans' Stadium. The Chelsea loanee started and was in action for 76 minutes before he was substituted, while  Funso Ojo and Adedeji Oshilaja put in a full ...
The Advice Victor Moses Gave To Young African Footballers From Four Countries
Published: September 15, 2018
Some of Africa's young footballers visited Chelsea this week and the players are from Ghana, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe.Their visit is part of Chelsea's sponsorship deal with Shield and Rexona, the club's official personal care partners. The players met former Nigeria international Victor Moses, David Luiz an...
EPL Wrap: Moses, Iwobi, Amos & Solanke Missing; Iheanacho Assists; Ndidi & Billing Go 90; Success In 18
Published: September 15, 2018
A round-up of Nigerian players that were in action for their respective clubs in the English Premier League on Saturday, September 15th. Nigerian players with dual nationalities and have played competitively for the senior national teams of other countries have been omitted.In the early kickoff at Wembley, Liverpool...
First Nigerian Born In 2000 To Play In Premier League Nets Winner For Southampton U23
Published: September 15, 2018
Southampton U23s manager, Rahdi Jaïdi took time to laud the character of his side after they made it seven games unbeaten into the new season with a 1-0 victory over Newcastle United on Friday evening, thanks to a goal from young Nigerian striker, Michael Obafemi.Obafemi raced through the hosts backline 34 minutes int...
Tottenham Hotspur's Nigerian Midfielder Not In Contention To Face Liverpool
Published: September 15, 2018
Nigerian midfielder Luke Amos is not in contention to make his second competitive appearance for Tottenham Hotspur when they face Liverpool in the Premier League this afternoon. Amos skippered Spurs U23 side as they recorded a 2-0 win over Manchester City in the Premier League 2 on Friday, which effectively rules hi...
Top Six Nigerian Players To Watch Out For In The Premier League This Weekend
Published: September 14, 2018
After a thrillingly engaging international week which saw players star in action for their various countries, league football returns in earnest this weekend and we have put together the top six players of Nigerian descent who could lit up the English Premier League.Alex Iwobi (Arsenal): Arsenal travel to the Tyneside ...
Rohr Handed Massive Injury Boost Ahead Of Libya Clash As Key Defenders Resume Full Training
Published: September 14, 2018
Torino have provided another update on the fitness of Nigeria international Ola Aina and this time the news will be sweet music to the ears of manager Gernot Rohr and the Super Eagles faithful. There is a little likelihood that the Chelsea loanee will travel with Torino to Udine this Sunday, with the Maroons inform...
Everton Boss Wants Commitment From Super Eagles Target Ademola Lookman
Published: September 14, 2018
Everton manager Marco Silva wants Super Eagles target Ademola Lookman to be committed to the club after a proposed move to Bundesliga outfit  RB Leipzig fell through in the summer transfer window. The England U21 international was a shadow of himself in the Young Lions' 2-1 win vs Latvia in an U21 EURO qualifier th...
Chelsea Boss Comments On Abraham's Failed Move To Cardiff City
Published: September 14, 2018
Chelsea coach Maurizio Sarri was certain to be quizzed on Tammy Abraham's failed move to Premier League rivals Cardiff City at Friday afternoon's press conference. Cardiff City boss Neil Warnock was furious over the manner in which Chelsea handled his request to sign Abraham on a season-long loan as they never go...
Young Nigerian Midfielder With Bags Of Potential Scores Again For Chelsea
Published: September 14, 2018
Talented England youth international of Nigerian parentage, Faustino Anjorin, registered his name on the score-sheet as Chelsea recorded a hard-fought 2-1 win over Swansea City on game week five in the U18 Premier League on Friday afternoon. Anjorin was the only Nigerian player in action for the Blues as fellow firs...