Chelsea's Nigerian Wonderkid Takes Season Tally To 23 With Brace Vs Everton
Published: April 21, 2017
Nigerian wonderkid Ike Ugbo took his season tally to 23 after netting a brace in Chelsea's 2-2 draw with Everton in Premier League 2 on Friday night at Electrical Services Stadium.Against the run of play, the 18-year-old broke the deadlock when his deflected effort beat the Toffees goalkeeper.Sambou and Walsh scored to...
Rohr Receives Bad News On Ex-Chelsea Ace Mikel, Injury Worse Than First Thought
Published: April 21, 2017
Former Chelsea star John Obi Mikel is struggling to be fit, less than three weeks before Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr announces his roster for a training camp in France. The latest update regarding the influential Super Eagles captain is that the injury he suffered is worse than first thought, and he will sit out a third ...
Nwakali Has No Plans To Extend MVV Stay, Wants Arsenal To Process Work Permit
Published: April 21, 2017
Flying Eagles skipper Kelechi Nwakali is not expected to extend his loan spell at Dutch club MVV Maastricht, according to his adviser and brother Allwell Nwakali. The attacking midfielder was shipped out on loan shortly after arriving the Emirates Stadium outfit last summer after failing to get a UK work permit, and Nw...
Chelsea Star Victor Moses Named In Alternate PFA Team Of The Season
Published: April 21, 2017
Victor Moses has been recognized for his outstanding contribution to Chelsea this season, with Sportmail naming him in their alternative PFA Team of the Year.Only yesterday, the official Team of the Season was announced by the Professional Footballers' Association (The PFA), and the Chelsea number 15 was omitted despit...
Ex-Arsenal Hero Kanu, Chelsea & Spurs Nigerian Stars Pay Tribute To Ehiogu
Published: April 21, 2017
A number of Nigerian stars have taken to social media to offer their condolences in the wake of the passing away of Tottenham Hotspur U23 coach Ugo Ehiogu.The ex-Middlesbrough defender suffered a cardiac arrest at Spurs Training Centre yesterday before being transferred to hospital, where he passed away in the early ho...
Osimhen Inching Closer To Pro Debut, Wolfsburg Announce He's Making Progress
Published: April 21, 2017
Nigeria U20 international Victor Osimhen is inching closer to his professional debut, with Wolfsburg announcing that the striker is making progress in his recovery.The former Golden Eaglets sensation had to undergo surgery in February, but resumed training with the Bundesliga club last week.Speaking to reporters ahead ...
Hannover Striker Bazee Suffering From Hoffa Syndrome, Unlikely To Make Nigeria Debut
Published: April 21, 2017
Noah Bazee is unlikely to make his competitive debut for the Super Eagles in their African Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa in June.Sportbuzzer has reported that Bazee is not suffering from an initially suspected mucus inflammation in the knee, but Hoffa-Kastert syndrome, and an operation has not been rule...
Isaac Success' Elder Brother Fails To Show Off To Manchester City
Published: April 21, 2017
Isaac Success' elder brother Goodness Ajayi missed an opportunity to show off his skills to Manchester City scouts during Rijeka's league match with Dinamo Zagreb on April 8.According to Scouts in attendance, a City scout was among the 6,004 spectators at Stadion HNK Rijeka, and his mission in Croatia was to run the ru...
Tragic News : Tottenham's Nigerian Coach Ehiogu Dies After Cardiac Arrest
Published: April 21, 2017
Tottenham Hotspur have announced the death of English-born Nigerian defender Ugo Ehiogu, their U23 coach.On Thursday, Ehiogu suddenly lost consciousness after suffering a cardiac arrest at the Training Center and was transferred to hospital, where he passed away in the early hours of this morning.Head of Coaching and P...
Arsenal Striker Comes Close To Scoring First Goal For Republic Of Ireland Vs Czech Republic
Published: April 21, 2017
Arsenal wonderkid Armstrong Okoflex started for the Republic of Ireland U15s in their 4-2 loss to Czech Republic in an international friendly held in Brozany nad Ohri on Thursday.The 15-year-old striker was joined in the starting lineup by another player of Nigerian descent, Villa's Timi Sobowale.With the scoreboard re...
Toronto Prospect Akinola Battling Ex-Chelsea Striker's Son For United States Starting Shirt In Panama
Published: April 20, 2017
Toronto forward Ayomide Akinola is set to display his wares at the 2017 CONCACAF U-17 Championship, starting on Friday in Panama.The 17-year-old has been named in the United States roster for the competition which doubles as the qualifying tournament for the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup.Akinola will battle for a starting s...
Everton Join Leicester City In Race For Prolific Chelsea Wonderkid Abraham
Published: April 20, 2017
Chelsea wonderkid Tammy Abraham has emerged as a summer transfer target for Premier League side Everton.Standard Sport says the Toffees have identified Abraham as one of the best talents outside the Premier League.Chelsea are interested in Romelu Lukaku as replacement for Diego Costa, and Abraham might be used as a bar...
Spurs U23 Coach Ugo Ehiogu Rushed To Hospital After Suffering Heart Attack
Published: April 20, 2017
The coach of Tottenham Hotspur U23s Ugo Ehiogu suddenly lost consciousness at the Training Center on Thursday and was rushed to hospital.The ex-England international of Nigerian descent supposedly had a heart attack.''We can confirm that Ugo Ehiogu is currently in hospital after collapsing at our Training Centre earlie...
Chelsea, Real Madrid Target Alaba Prefers Move To Barcelona
Published: April 20, 2017
David Alaba would prefer a move to Barcelona ahead of Real Madrid if he departs German champions Bayern Munich. Diario Gol claims Real Madrid president Florentino Perez recently held talks with Bayern Munich over the signing of the defender and their answer was negative. The European champions are in the market for a l...
Former Golden Eaglets Trainee Ejaria Back In Full Training With Liverpool
Published: April 20, 2017
Liverpool have been boosted by Ovie Ejaria's return to full training three months after he sustained a serious ankle injury in the fourth round of the FA Cup against Wolverhampton Wanderers.The former Arsenal youth-teamer trained without any difficulty alongside other first team players on Wednesday, April 19.Prior to ...