UYL Wrap: Bennetts ‏Scores World-Class Goal, Eyoma Captains Spurs, Okafor Starts For Basel
Published: February 21, 2018
Tottenham Hotspur have set up a meeting with Porto in the quarterfinal of the UEFA Youth League next month after beating Monaco 3-1 on penalties at Stevenage on Wednesday afternoon.England U17 World Cup-winning defender Timothy Eyoma captained Spurs for this one and he was joined in the starting line-up by versatile wi...
UYL Liverpool 2 Manchester United 0 : Bobby Adekanye Shows Off Dribbling Skills
Published: February 21, 2018
Liverpool have progressed to the quarterfinal of the UEFA Youth League after beating Manchester United 2-0 at Prenton Park (Birkenhead, Merseyside) on Wednesday evening.Nigerian-born Netherlands youth international Bobby Adekanye started for The Reds for the fourth time in this season's competition, but got substituted...
Jose Mourinho's Son Happy Chelsea Failed To Beat Barcelona
Published: February 21, 2018
Jose Mourinho's son, José Mario Faria, was delighted that Chelsea were held to a 1-1 draw by Barcelona in the Champions League on Tuesday night.According to José Mario Faria's Instagram account, he was at Stamford Bridge to watch Barcelona stars, including his idol Lionel Messi, take on the Premier League cha...
Ostersund Striker Gero Not Giving Up Ahead Of Arsenal Europa League Match
Published: February 21, 2018
Ostersund have a mountain to climb in their bid to reach the last sixteen of the Europa League after failing to score a goal in the first leg and conceding three times against Arsenal.Nigerian attacker Alhaji Gero jetted into the English capital on Wednesday afternoon and was asked to comment on the chances of the Swed...
Alex Iwobi : Baby Steps, Giant Strides
Published: February 21, 2018
Not so many African footballers can boast of having a legend as an uncle, Iwobi can. The year is 1993, Okocha played a major role in qualifying Nigeria for it's first ever World Cup, decades and nearly a quarter of a century after his nephew Iwobi did the same. Okocha scored the equaliser against Algeria with a free-ki...
Chelsea's Top Tackler Victor Moses Reacts To Draw Vs Barcelona
Published: February 21, 2018
Victor Moses was one of Chelsea's standout performers in the 1-1 draw with Barcelona in the Champions League on Tuesday night, and still has hopes of reaching the quarterfinal with the Premier League champions.The Nigeria international finished the game with five tackles, the most made by a Chelsea player over the ...
Ex-Everton Star Amokachi: Why Harry Kane Is One Of The Best Strikers In The World
Published: February 21, 2018
Ahead of the Super Eagles international friendly against England on June 2, former Everton star Daniel Amokachi has rated Tottenham Hotspur's goal machine Harry Kane as one of the best strikers in the world.The ex-Nigeria international has said that Everton's Oumar Niasse has the traits required to be a a top s...
Brighton & Hove Albion Striker Called Up To Nigeria Squad
Published: February 21, 2018
The Nigeria Football Federation have invited Brighton & Hove Albion striker Ini Umotong to the Super Falcons ahead of a friendly tournament in Turkey next week, Turkish Women’s Cup - Alanya 2018.The former England U15 trainee was delighted to be considered by new Nigeria manager Thomas Dennerby for the tournament.Spe...
Rohr Says He Won't Take Enyeama To The World Cup Because Of Winston Bogarde Status
Published: February 21, 2018
Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr has finally ruled out the possibility of including Lille netminder Vincent Enyeama on his 23-player roster for the 2018 World Cup.The German pointed out that the veteran goalkeeper has been inactive for his French club since the start of this season, a similar status former Netherlands ...
Moses Outshines Kante, Alonso, Pique & Busquets In Defensive Stats; Second Best Player Both Teams
Published: February 21, 2018
With Chelsea forced to a 1-1 draw by Barcelona in the Champions League on Tuesday night, it means the Premier League champions preserved their record of never losing a game Victor Moses started in the competition.A number of key defensive statistics expressed Moses's impressive performance for Chelsea against the Spani...
Golden Eaglets Assistant Coach Leads Non-League Team Into FCT Preseason Final
Published: February 21, 2018
Newly appointed Nigeria U-17 team's assistant coach, Bunmi Blair, on Tuesday, led relatively unknown team, Cityzens Football Club into the final of the 2018 FCT preseason tournament.Bunmi, a journalist/coach who was recently appointed as one of the assistants to veteran Golden Eaglets coach, Manu Garba, led Cityzens FC...
Chelsea Coach Conte: Messi & Iniesta Punished Us For One Mistake
Published: February 20, 2018
Speaking to reporters in the wake of Chelsea's 1-1 draw with Barcelona in the Champions League on Tuesday night, manager Antonio Conte admitted that his team ended up paying the price for a single mistake they made against the Spanish side.Having hit the woodwork twice in the 32nd and 40th minutes, Brazilian winger Wil...
Chelsea 1 Barcelona 1 : Moses Solid Defensively, Messi Finally Scores, Rakitic Escapes Red Card
Published: February 20, 2018
Chelsea and Barcelona played out a thrilling 1-1 draw in their first leg tie of the UEFA Champions League knockout stages at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday evening.Victor Moses started for the hosts and was solid defensively as Chelsea hugely stemmed the flow of their visitors fluidity.Chelsea struck the woodwork twice in ...
UYL: Manchester City's Captain Fantastic Nmecha Scores In Win Over Inter Milan
Published: February 20, 2018
 Manchester City U19s beat Inter Milan U19s on penalties in the knock out stages of the UEFA Youth League held at the Manchester Academy Stadium on Tuesday evening, with Lukas Nmecha finding target in regulation time.The 19-year old who skippered his team started alongside, midfield sensation, Tom-Dele Bashiru...
Chelsea Hero Lampard Names The Player Who Will Pose A Headache For Messi
Published: February 20, 2018
Chelsea face Barcelona in the round of sixteen first leg of the Champions League at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night.Former England midfielder Frank Lampard says N'Golo Kante will be the key player for Chelsea in the game and the Frenchman is the only one that can stop Lionel Messi from wreaking havoc. ''Whoever is nea...