Promising Nigerian Winger Makes Manchester United U18 Debut 80 Days After Creating History
Published: March 02, 2019
Promising Nigerian winger Shola Shoretire made his competitive debut for Manchester United U18s as they were held to a 2-2 draw by West Brom in the U18 Premier League on Saturday afternoon. His maiden appearance in the U18 Premier League comes 80 days after he etched his name into the history books by becoming the y...
Brilliant Balogun Nets 32-Minute Hat-Trick, Provides Assist As Arsenal U18s Thump Norwich City
Published: March 02, 2019
Arsenal striker Folarin Balogun delivered a masterclass for the club's U-18s, scoring a treble while also laying on one of the goals as they beat Norwich City 6-2 at the Shenley Training Centre on Saturday afternoon. The 17-year-old who is the leading goal poacher in the southern section so far was handed a start by...
Premier League 2: Norwich City's Nigerian Starlet Strikes Against Manchester United
Published: March 02, 2019
Nigeria-eligible starlet Adam Idah got on the scoresheet as Norwich City claimed a 2-1 win against Manchester United in a Premier League 2 Division 2 clash at Leigh Sports Village Stadium on Friday night. Idah had the first real opportunity to open the scoring for the Canaries in the 18th minute when he got behind t...
Southampton Striker Afolabi Nominated For Premier League 2 POTM Award
Published: March 01, 2019
Southampton striker Jonathan Afolabi has been nominated for the Premier League 2 Player of the Month award. The 19-year-old was impressive for Southampton U23s in February, scoring in Premier League 2 Division 2 matches against Manchester United and Fulham to help the Saints record two wins on the bounce. Afolab...
Bukayo Saka's Premier League Record Still Intact After Debut By Man Utd Prodigy
Published: February 28, 2019
Bukayo Saka's Premier League record is still intact despite Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer handing a debut to talented midfielder James Garner in his side's 3-1 win at Crystal Palace on Wednesday night. The Nigerian winger made his Premier League debut aged 17 years, 3 months and 27 days in a 4-1 win...
Chelsea-Owned Striker Abraham Market Value Rises To The Highest In His Career
Published: February 28, 2019
Chelsea loanee Tammy Abraham has seen his market value rise to the highest in his career, according to the updated figures by Transfermarkt.co.uk. The exceptional form of the Aston Villa striker was taken note of before arriving at a figure of £13.50 million, making him the third most valuable player in the Champio...
Fenerbahce Coach Considering Moving Victor Moses To Right Wing Position
Published: February 28, 2019
Fenerbahce coach Ersun Yanal is considering moving former Nigeria international Victor Moses to the right wing position in upcoming matches. According to various reports in the Turkish press, the Chelsea loanee struggled in the 3-3 draw with Istanbul rivals Besiktas, so much so that he had to be replaced at half-ti...
Unai Emery Names Two Arsenal Players Who Want Iwobi Picked In Starting Line-Up
Published: February 28, 2019
Arsenal coach Unai Emery has revealed two left-footed players in his squad, Nacho Monreal and Sead Kolasinac, want Alex Iwobi to be named in the starting line-up for every game. The Nigeria international, who has started 16 out of 28 matches in the Premier League this season, has often been made the scapegoat by a s...
Ex-Arsenal GK Hails Versatile Nigerian Wonderkid After Watford Progress In FA Youth Cup
Published: February 28, 2019
Former Arsenal goalkeeper Graham Stack reserved special praise for Nigerian-born midfielder Emmanuel Adebiyi after Watford progressed to the semifinal of the FA Youth Cup following their hard-fought 2-1 extra-time win against Leicester City on Wednesday. Stack, who is the goalkeeping coach of the Hornets U18 team, w...
Iwobi Receives Good Ratings As Arsenal Thump Bournemouth
Published: February 28, 2019
Alex Iwobi who was a second half substitute in Arsenal's 5-1 mauling of Bournemouth Wednesday evening got good ratings by the English media.Initially considered a doubt for the match following the minor ankle injury he sustained in Sunday's 2-0 win over Southampton, Iwobi came off the bench in place of Saed Kolasinac a...
EPL Wrap: Iwobi Subbed In; Solanke & Success Not Involved; No Debut For Uwakwe; Ibe Starts
Published: February 27, 2019
We round-up the Nigerian players that were in action for their respective clubs in the English Premier League on Wednesday February 27th. Arsenal thrashed Bournemouth 5-1 at the Emirates Stadium to maintain their push for Champions League qualification.Mesut Ozil, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Laurent Koscielny, Pierre-Emeric...
Jadon Sancho Transfer: FA Investigating Man City Over Illegal N93.2M Paid To Nigerian Agent
Published: February 27, 2019
The Times UK is reporting that the transfer of England international Jadon Sancho to Manchester City in March 2015 will be investigated by the English Football Association. German magazine Der Spiegel and Football Leaks claim Manchester City violated the regulations concerning the transfer of minors when the Borus...
Nigerian Teenager Trains With Chelsea First Team Pre-Tottenham Hotspur
Published: February 27, 2019
London-born Nigerian midfielder Tariq Uwakwe will be aiming to break into the first team of Chelsea in the not too distant future, if he is retained by the Stamford Bridge outfit at the end of the season. Shortly after celebrating his seventeenth birthday, Uwakwe penned his first professional contract that will keep...
Why Leicester's Nigerian players Should Be Confident Ahead Of Rodgers Reign
Published: February 27, 2019
Leicester City, on Tuesday appointed former Liverpool gaffer, Brendan Rodgers as their new manager for an initial three-and-a-half year deal, and it could prove a good one for the Nigerians at the club.Rodgers had a stint with Chelsea as a youth team manager from 2004, overseeing the developmental curve of Nigeria midf...
Torino To Pay 17 Times Ola Aina's Loan Fee To Sign Chelsea Wing-Back On Permanent Basis
Published: February 27, 2019
The future of Nigeria international Ola Aina has been the subject of speculation in recent days for two reasons. It has been suggested that the versatile wing-back could return to Chelsea in the summer after Fifa punished the Stamford Bridge outfit with a two-window transfer ban, which was not on the cards a week a...