Super Eagles Star Misses Much Anticipated Battle Against Man Utd Midfielder Paul PogbaPublished: February 16, 2017
The much anticipated individual battle between Blackburn Rovers star Hope Akpan and Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba this weekend will not take place after all. Rovers have confirmed via their official webpage that the Nigeria international will miss their next three matches in the wake of his first red card for...
Ajax Coach Warns Arsenal : The Fight Is Not Over For Nigerian Wonderkid OmidijiPublished: February 16, 2017
A coach at famous Dutch club Ajax Amsterdam has told Arsenal the race is not over for the signature of much-coveted striker Lateef Omidiji Jr. The Premier League side have reached an agreement with the Sparta Rotterdam trainee that he will join the Gunners when he attains the age of majority. “He is a player that...
Why Ovie Ejaria Was Left Out Of Liverpool Traveling Party To SpainPublished: February 16, 2017
Former Golden Eaglets trainee Ovie Ejaria has been left out of Liverpool’s traveling party to Spain.The central midfielder has remained at Melwood to continue his rehabilitation programme after rupturing a ligament in his ankle against Wolves in the FA Cup, according to the official website of The Reds.That injur...
Stats Do Not Lie : How Super Eagles Next Big Hope Iwobi Fared Vs BayernPublished: February 16, 2017
Based on statistics, Alex Iwobi had a dismal performance against Bayern Munich in the Champions League on Wednesday night. The Nigeria international completed only 12 passes during the 65 minutes he spent on the pitch, while Bayern midfielder Xabi Alonso chalked up 111.He did not see much of the ball either, with only ...
Ugbo Fires Chelsea Into FA Youth Cup Semis; Uwakwe, Ndukwu & Ughelumba InvolvedPublished: February 16, 2017
Defending champions Chelsea have advanced to the semifinals of the FA Youth Cup for the eighth successive season following a 1-0 win over Leicester City on Wednesday night.Manager Jody Morris named England youth international Ike Ugbo in his starting lineup, Calvin Ughelumba and Layton Ndukwu started for the Foxes and ...
Iwobi Flops, Alaba Stars As Efficient Bayern Muller Arsenal In Champions LeaguePublished: February 15, 2017
Arsenal have a mountain to climb if they are to progress to the quarterfinals of the UEFA Champions League after suffering a 5-1 defeat to Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena on Wednesday night.The Bundesliga champions took the lead in the 11th minute through Arjen Robben, who was allowed space and time to shoot with hi...
Team News : Arsenal Midfielder Iwobi, Bayern LB Alaba Named In Starting XIPublished: February 15, 2017
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has named his starting lineup for Wednesday evening’s Champions League round of 16 clash against Bayern Munich at Allianz Arena, Munich.Nigeria international Alex Iwobi has retained his place in the starting XI and starts on the left of the Gunners midfield.The 20-year-old will be ma...
Ex-Barcelona Defender Okunowo : Messi, Neymar & Suarez Will Be Feeling Bad After 4-0 Loss To PSGPublished: February 15, 2017
Former Barcelona defender Gbenga Okunowo was disappointed after the Spanish champions surprisingly lost 4-0 to Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday night in the Champions League Round of 16, Game 1.Okunowo, who spent three years with Barca, reckons that Luis Enrique’s side are faced with a mountain to climb to overturn...
Official : Arsenal Confirm Transfer Of Oshoala To Dalian QuanjianPublished: February 15, 2017
Arsenal Ladies have announced via their official webpage that Asisat Oshoala has joined Dalian Quanjian, subject to the receipt of her International Transfer Certificate. Though the duration of the contract Oshoala signed with Dalian Quanjian has not been disclosed, it is thought that she has committed her future to th...
Official: Ejike Uzoenyi Pens Short-Term Contract With Clever BoysPublished: February 15, 2017
South African Premier Division team Bidvest Wits F.C have announced the signing of Nigeria national-teamer Ejike Uzoenyi.The Enugu Rangers product will remain at Bidvest Wits until the end of this season, with the option to extend his stay, if he impresses, inserted into the agreement between club and player.Uzoenyi wi...
Rohr Explains Why He Invited Premier League Talents Iheanacho, Iwobi & Success For WCQPublished: February 15, 2017
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has explained why he invited young stars Isaac Success (Watford), Kelechi Iheanacho (Man City) and Alex Iwobi (Arsenal) for the World Cup qualifiers.Iheanacho and Iwobi started both games against Zambia and Cameroon, while the Hornets number ten missed out as a result of injury. “As the ...
Yakubu Shows Flashes Of Brilliance On Coventry Debut Ten Months After Last GamePublished: February 15, 2017
Out-of-favour Nigeria international Yakubu Aiyegbeni was handed his Coventry City debut by manager Russell Slade in his team’s 1-1 draw with AFC Wimbledon in League One on Tuesday night.Two days ago, Monday, the Sky Blues had announced the acquisition of the former Everton star until the end of this season follow...
Obi Mikel Off To Japan For Pre-Season Tour With Tianjin TedaPublished: February 15, 2017
Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel was in Tianjin Teda’s traveling party to Okinawa, Japan for their last stage of pre-season preparations, ahead of the start of the 2017 campaign.The first part of pre-season training took place in Marbella, Spain before the squad traveled to South Korea, where they held a get-togeth...
Blackburn Rovers Midfielder Akpan Sent Off For Pushing RefereePublished: February 15, 2017
Nigeria international Hope Akpan has criticized referee Duncan following his dismissal in Blackburn Rovers 2-1 loss to Sheffield Wednesday in the Championship on Tuesday night. The midfielder took the walk of shame with four minutes left on the clock after he protested against a disallowed goal by pushing the referee....
Ex-Flying Eagles Defender Opens Rotherham United Account; Adeyemi Nets ScreamerPublished: February 15, 2017
Ex-Flying Eagles star Semi Ajayi opened his goalscoring account for relegation-threatened Rotherham United in their 3-2 loss to Huddersfield Town on game week 32 in the Championship on Tuesday.The central defender gave the Millers the lead after 11 minutes when he fired home from close range.Midfielder Tom Adeyemi was ...
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