Portland Timbers Ace Fanendo Adi Suspended And Fined By MLS Disciplinary Committee
Published: April 20, 2017
The MLS Disciplinary Committee has suspended Fanendo Adi for one game and fined him an undisclosed amount following the incident that occurred in his last game for Portland Timbers.In the 26th minute of the match against Sporting Kansas City, the Nigerian used violent conduct against on opposing player.Thus, the former...
Tottenham's Dele Alli Emulates Super Eagles Stars Ikeme, Shittu, Sodje ; Named In PFA Team Of The Year
Published: April 20, 2017
Tottenham Hotspur star Dele Alli has been included in the Professional Football Association's (PFA) Premier League Team of the Year. The attacking midfielder was the only player of Nigerian descent recognized, with the likes of Kelechi Iheanacho (Manchester City), Victor Moses (Chelsea), Ross Barkley (Everton) and Wilf...
Chelsea's Nigerian-Born Striker Makes PFA Team Of The Year
Published: April 20, 2017
Nigerian-born England international Eniola Aluko has been recognized for her outstanding performances for Chelsea, with the PFA naming her to the WSL Team of the Year.The Blues striker and teammate Karen Carney were included in the Team of the Year ahead of the PFA Awards to be held in the Grosvenor House in London on ...
Nigeria, England Battling Republic Of Ireland For Arsenal Prodigy Okoflex
Published: April 20, 2017
The Nigeria Football Federation and English FA are behind Football Association of Ireland for the services of one of the most exciting young talents at Arsenal academy, Armstrong Okoflex.The winger or striker was born in Dublin to Nigerian parents before relocating to the English capital.England had been in pole positi...
Chelsea-Linked Nigerian Starlet Kelechi Offered To Scottish Champions Celtic
Published: April 20, 2017
Allnigeriasoccer.com has been informed that Chelsea are dilly-dallying over handing a trial to Houston Dynamo wonderkid Kelechi Onyewuenyi.The Premier League pacesetters will continue monitoring his performances in America rather than invite him to Stamford Bridge, where he'll be observed. Onyewuenyi has been offered t...
Team Bonding Meal Arranged By Chelsea Boss Conte Blamed For Moses Illness
Published: April 20, 2017
A team-bonding meal arranged by Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has been blamed for Victor Moses's illness before the Premier League pacesetters tackled Manchester United last weekend.The Nigeria international was one of the three players struck down by a virus before the trip to Old Trafford, the others being Diego Cost...
Mikel Pays Tribute To John Terry : A Privilege To Play With A Chelsea Legend
Published: April 19, 2017
Super Eagles skipper John Obi Mikel has paid tribute to ex-Chelsea teammate John Terry following an announcement on Easter Monday that he'll leave The Blues at the end of the 2016-2017 season.Mikel spent ten and a half years with Terry at Chelsea before the midfielder moved to Chinese club Tianjin Teda in the January t...
New Algeria Coach To Spy on Man City, Chelsea, Arsenal Nigerian Stars Ahead Of WCQ
Published: April 19, 2017
New Algeria national team coach Lucas Alcaraz will closely monitor the Super Eagles players at close quarters before the North Africans face Nigeria in a World Cup qualifier in November 2017.The former Granada manager arrived in Algeria on Monday night and held his first press conference at the FAF CTN in Sidi Moussa o...
16-Year-Old Nigerian GK, Who Visited Rohr In London, In Line To Debut For AFC Wimbledon U23s
Published: April 19, 2017
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that ex-Golden Eaglets trainee Edward Ogbebor-Onaiwu could make his competitive debut for AFC Wimbledon's Development squad when they tackle Exeter City.The highly-rated goalkeeper has been notified by The Dons coaching staff that he'll make the 18-man squad for Thursday's game at Weldo...
Southampton's Obafemi, Stoke City's Ayoola, Eligible For Nigeria, Receive Republic Of Ireland Call-Up
Published: April 19, 2017
Two players of Nigerian descent have received call-ups to the Republic of Ireland U18s squad for a tournament in Slovakia later this month. Southampton striker Michael Obafemi is joined on the roster by the highly-rated Stoke City striker Shola Ayoola. Republic of Ireland Under 18 Head Coach Jim Crawford is hoping  tha...
Porto's Musa Yahaya, Sunderland's Josh Maja Hoping To Emulate Man City's Iheanacho
Published: April 19, 2017
Sunderland will face FC Porto B in the final of the Premier League International Cup at the Stadium of Light on Wednesday, May 17.The Dragons reached the final after beating Swansea City 1-0 in the semifinals, while the Black Cats qualified for the showpiece game after seeing off Norwich City by the same margin.The Pre...
Sunderland Coach Reserves Praise For Nigerian Whizz-Kid After Golden Boy Nomination
Published: April 19, 2017
Sunderland U23 coach Elliott Dickman believes Sweden U21 international of Nigerian descent Joel Asoro can still improve after he was nominated for the prestigious European Golden Boy award.Asoro is in contention for the award alongside 13 other Premier League wonderkids, including Dominic Solanke (Chelsea) and Tosin Ad...
Chelsea Loanee Abraham Eyes Championship Top Scorer Award
Published: April 19, 2017
Chelsea loanee Tammy Abraham has set his sights on winning the top scorer award in the Championship at the end of the season.With three games left before the end of the regular season, the England U21 international has scored 22 goals for Bristol City, three less than the leading marksman Leeds United\'s Chris Wood.&ld...
Hannover Send Message To Arsenal To Back Off With Hefty Release Clause In Bazee's New Contract
Published: April 19, 2017
The headline news before Hannover 96 faced off with Eintracht Braunschweig in the derby on Saturday was the extension of Noah Bazee's contract.Hannover President Martin Kind has stated that any club interested in prising away the striker will have to pay a hefty release clause, according to Sportbuzzer.Though a departu...
Portland Timbers, Sporting KC Nigerian Stars Named Among Top 50 MLS Fantasy Players
Published: April 19, 2017
Portland Timbers' Nigerian striker Fanendo Adi has been named among the Top 50 MLS Fantasy players on the official website of Major League Soccer.Fanendo Adi was number four on the list and was given a price tag of 9.6 million dollars.The former FC Copenhagen and Dynamo Kiev ace has been one of the top performers in th...