Iheanacho Targets Win Against Zambia : We Are Top But It's Not Over Yet
Published: September 16, 2017
Leicester City number eight Kelechi Iheanacho is aware that the Super Eagles need to beat Zambia in their next competitive match to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.Despite concerns about his fitness, the ex-Manchester City striker came off the bench in the two matches against Cameroon earlier this month and go...
Arsenal 1 Leicester 0 PL2: Akpom Sparkles, Ndukwu Starts, No Debut For Habib
Published: September 16, 2017
Arsenal have twelve points from their first five matches in the Premier League 2 following their 1-0 win over Leicester City at Meadow Park (Borehamwood) on Friday night.A day after Akpom was included in the Gunners' match day squad for the Europa League game versus Cologne, the former England U21 international made th...
Manchester United Battling Arsenal For Scottish Wonderkid
Published: September 16, 2017
Manchester United are keeping tabs on Hamilton Academical wonderkid Ronan Hughes, ahead of the reopening of the transfer window.According to the online edition of Daily Record , Manchester United, Arsenal, Everton and Crystal Palace have all been keeping a close eye on the midfielder.The 18-year-old became the youngest...
Nigerian Exports : Ibe Assists, Ogbene Scores, Dennis Back, Friday Benched
Published: September 16, 2017
Catch up on the performances of Nigerian players in matches across Europe on Friday, September 15.Jordon Ibe made the difference after coming off the bench in the 65th minute as Bournemouth came from behind to beat Brighton & Hove 2-1. The winger provided two assists in the Premier League match at the Vitality Stadium....
Jordon Ibe Praised For His Moment Of Magic Vs Brighton
Published: September 16, 2017
Jordon Ibe has earned praised from manager Eddie Howe for his performance in Bournemouth's 2-1 win over Brighton & Hove in the Premier League on Friday night.The former England U21 international of Nigerian descent hopped off the bench in the 65th minute with the Cherries trailing by one goal and he made the difference...
Arsenal's Best Goal At Chelsea : Nwankwo Kanu Leads The Poll
Published: September 15, 2017
The official website of Arsenal has asked fans to pick their best goal scored by an Arsenal player at Chelsea ahead of Sunday afternoon’s London derby at Stamford Bridge.Nwankwo Kanu is among the five players nominated alongside Silvinho, Nigel Winterburn, Patrick Vieira and Andre Santos.The former Nigeria in...
Edo State Governor Throws Gates Open For Nigeria Vs Tanzania WCQ
Published: September 15, 2017
Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has decided to throw open the gates of the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium to supporters expected to throng the arena for the first leg of the 2018 FIFA U20 Women's World Cup Qualifier between Nigeria and Tanzania on Saturday.The decision was guided by the desire to attract more supporters t...
Odion Ighalo Outshines Captain Mikel In Chinese Super League
Published: September 15, 2017
Odion Ighalo took his tally for the season to twelve goals after finding the net in Changchun Yatai's 5-1 hammering of Tianjin Teda at the Tianjin Olympic Center Stadium on Friday afternoon.With only six rounds left before the end of the season, the future of Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel might be hot topic when ...
Leicester City's Ndidi Is The Top Tackler In The Premier League Ahead Of Kante, Matic
Published: September 15, 2017
Leicester City Young Player of the Year Wilfred Ndidi is the joint-top tackler in the English Premier League after the opening four matches, according to the official website of the Premier League.The Nigeria international has clocked up more tackles than Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante and Nemanja Matic, who is Manche...
Chelsea Loanee Aina Determined To Bounce Back After Fulham, Derby Losses
Published: September 15, 2017
Super Eagles invitee Ola Aina is confident that Hull City will return to winning ways when they take on Sunderland in the EFL Championship on Saturday.Leonid Slutsky's men were thrashed 5-0 by Derby County a week ago and suffered another defeat at the hands of Fulham on Wednesday, but Aina hopes the Tigers will pick up...
Kelechi Iheanacho : I'm Not Happy When I'm Not Scoring
Published: September 15, 2017
Kelechi Iheanacho reckons that he is now in tip-top condition after playing for Leicester City U23s in their 3-1 win over West Ham in the Premier League 2 on Monday, September 11.The Nigeria international will be hoping to make the match day squad when the first team make the trip to the John Smith’s Stadium, where t...
(Photo Confirmation) Liverpool Snap Up Versatile Midfielder From Chelsea
Published: September 15, 2017
Liverpool Ladies have announced the acquisition of England U23 international Bethany England from Chelsea.The versatile midfielder has been loaned out to the Reds for the whole of the 2017-2018 season.Born in Barnsley, England joined Chelsea in 2016 after previously representing Doncaster Rovers Belles and Sheffield Un...
Moses Fears For His Place In Chelsea Starting XI Ahead Of Arsenal Clash
Published: September 15, 2017
After manager Antonio Conte gave the first-teamers a day off, Nigeria international Victor Moses was among the players that trained at Cobham on Thursday.The right wing-back has posted on social media a photo of himself and other players undergoing a difficult training drill.Including the Community Shield, Moses has c...
Chelsea In Talks With Hazard, Pedro And Courtois Over New Deals
Published: September 15, 2017
Chelsea have set the ball rolling in their bid to offer new contracts to three important members of their first team, according to reports.The Premier League champions are in discussions with Eden Hazard, Pedro and Thibaut Courtois over new contracts, according to Chelsea insider CarefreeYouth.Pedro and the Belgium goa...
Alhaji Gero Delighted To Score As Ostersunds FK Continue European Fairytale
Published: September 15, 2017
Former Flying Eagles striker Alhaji Gero has spoken of his happiness after he became the first Nigerian player to score in the group stage of this season's Europa League and Champions League.Gero struck in the fourth minute of stoppage time in Oestersunds FK's 2-0 win over Zorya at Arena L'viv in Ukraine on Thursday af...