Why Iwobi Replaced Welbeck At Half-Time Vs Cologne? Wenger Explains
Published: November 24, 2017
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has explained that he had decided before the Europa League clash against Cologne on Thursday night that Nigerian star Alex Iwobi would replace Danny Welbeck at half-time.The Gunners face Burnley, Huddersfield Town and Manchester United in the space of six days, and Wenger admitted it was t...
Russia 2018 : Is The Super Eagles Midfield A Perfect One?
Published: November 24, 2017
In this piece, we will look at the focal point of the Super Eagles ball distribution, and that is, of course, its midfield.As a thematic template, it is facile to evince that the truism in approach of every football team is summarized in how its midfield anchors are set out to play. These ones, no doubt, influence matc...
Ighalo Reacts To Stoke City, West Ham, Southampton & Everton Link
Published: November 24, 2017
Ex-Watford star Odion Ighalo has played down speculation linking him with at least four clubs in the English Premier League.According to reports, Stoke City, West Ham, Southampton and Everton are interested in the services of the Nigeria international, ahead of the reopening of the transfer window in the first week of ...
Photo : Ex-Flying Eagle Gero Suffers Nasty Injury In Europa League (Viewers Discretion)
Published: November 24, 2017
Ex-Flying Eagles star Alhaji Gero suffered a nasty injury in östersunds FK's 2-0 win over Zorya in the Europa League on Thursday night, which led to his substitution in the 85th minute at Jämtkraft Arena.östersunds FK doctor had feared that the Nigerian suffered a brain injury in a duel with a Zorya defender, but he...
Victor Moses Reveals The Number Of Boots He'll Wear This Season
Published: November 24, 2017
Nigeria Player of the Year Victor Moses in an interview with the official website of Chelsea has revealed the number of boots he wears every season.The Blues number fifteen is in the running to be named the African Footballer of the Year by CAF and BBC after a remarkable 2016-2017 season.''Eight or nine. I wear them in...
Queens Park Rangers Nigerian Goal Machine Jardel Topping The Goal Charts
Published: November 24, 2017
Nigerian prodigy Jardel Francis-Adeyinka is statistically the leading marksman in the whole of the U18 Professional Development League.Born January 16, 2000, the striker has been in rampant form in the league, scoring ten goals to top the goalscoring table, ahead of a quartet of players Ryan Cassidy, Jack Clarke, Antoi...
Alex Iwobi Fails To Inspire Arsenal In Loss To Cologne
Published: November 23, 2017
Arsenal were stunned by Bundesliga opponents, Cologne in the UEFA Europa League as a Sehrou Guirassy penalty gave the German outfit a less likely 1-0 win on Thursday evening.It was just the second time the Premier League club would fail to win in the second tier competition this season, after posting a goalless draw wi...
Ola Aina : There's No Difference Playing Right Back Or Left Back
Published: November 23, 2017
Chelsea loanee Ola Aina has stated that he would happily play at left-back for Hull City if needed by manager Leonid Slutsky. For the first time this season in a competitive match for the Tigers, the Nigeria national-teamer was deployed at left-back in Hull City's 2-2 draw with Ipswich Town last weekend, and he ended u...
Tammy Abraham Rated Touch And Go For Bournemouth Clash
Published: November 23, 2017
Chelsea loanee Tammy Abraham is doubtful to suit up for Swansea City when they host Jordon Ibe's Bournemouth in the Premier League on Saturday, November 25.The England international  suffered a back spasm during the Swans’ 2-0 defeat at Burnley last weekend and manager Paul Clement earlier thought the striker would ...
Agali Vows To Get Rohr The Best Players, Met Eagles Coach 13 Years Ago At Nice Airport
Published: November 23, 2017
Retired Nigeria international Victor Agali has promised to get the best set of players for Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr in the wake of his appointment as one of the scouts for the senior national team.The print edition of Nice-Matin first reported that Agali has been appointed Rohr's scout for the 2018 World Cup in...
Done Deals: Liverpool Hand New Contracts To Four First-Team Stars
Published: November 23, 2017
With a statement published on their official website, Liverpool have announced that four first-team players that represent their Ladies team have penned new contracts with the club.The players are striker Ashley Hodson, goalkeeper Becky Flaherty, defender Ellie Fletcher and winger Ali Johnson.Liverpool Ladies manager S...
Why Victor Moses Has Strongest Case To Clinch AFOTY Ahead Of Liverpool Duo
Published: November 23, 2017
Football, being far from a spreadsheet is one which is clearly illustrated in Victor Moses's case that perhaps, as a predictor, procedure is more indicative than rampant results. Individual awards in football are hardly straightforward in the sense that the criteria are not always clear. So where do we come from here t...
Portland Timbers GK Of Nigerian Descent Named To United States Roster
Published: November 23, 2017
Portland Timbers goalkeeper of Nigerian descent Kashope Oladapo has been called up to the United States U17 squad for a training camp ahead of the upcoming annual Nike International Friendlies in Lakeland Ranch, Florida.The other goalkeepers named to the 24-player roster are Khamari Culcleasure (D.C. United), John Tyle...
Chelsea Star Midfielder Set New Champions League Record
Published: November 23, 2017
Belgium international Eden Hazard set a new Champions League when he found the back of the net against Azerbaijani champions Qarabag on Wednesday evening.The attacking midfielder scored from the spot to give The Blues the lead in the 21st minute.In doing so, Hazard became the top Belgian scorer in the history of the mo...
Moses, Henry Snubbed As UEFA Announce Shortlist For Fans Team Of The Year
Published: November 23, 2017
Through their official website, European Football governing body, UEFA, has announced the fifty nominees for the 2017 Team of the Year, with no Nigerian player making the cut.The shortlist contains five goalkeepers, fifteen defenders, fifteen midfielders and fifteen strikers led by the two best players on the planet Cr...