Official: Huddersfield Town Talents Eligible For Nigeria Ink New Deals
Published: April 18, 2018
Through a statement on their official website, Huddersfield Town have confirmed that promising English-born winger Andrew Ijiwole has inked a new contract with the Premier League club.As from next season, Ijiwole will no longer take football as a hobby, but an occupation, as he has appended his signature to a two-year ...
Troost-Ekong Hails Iwobi, Ola Aina For Choosing Nigeria Over England
Published: April 18, 2018
Bursaspor central defender William Troost-Ekong has praised Alex Iwobi and Ola Aina for choosing to play for Nigeria at senior level ahead of England.Before they pledged their allegiance to their fathers' native land, the Chelsea defender had captained England at U19 level and the Arsenal winger was a key member of the...
Aguero's Father Reveals Argentina Striker Will Be Able To Play Against Nigeria
Published: April 18, 2018
Sergio Aguero's father, Leonel del Castillo, has revealed that the Manchester City star is not in danger of missing out on the 2018 World Cup despite the striker undergoing knee meniscus surgery on Tuesday, April 17.Apart from Barcelona's Lionel Messi, Aguero is widely regarded as La Albiceleste's most importan...
Omeruo Must Be Targeting Chance At Chelsea After Starring For Kasimpasa
Published: April 17, 2018
Kenneth Omeruo is having unarguably one of his best seasons with Kasimpasa in the Turkish Super League, since joining the Apaches on loan from Chelsea, and it would surely be heart-warming for Super Eagles manager, Gernot Rohr particularly with the World Cup tourney just around the corner.The Abia-born defender has bee...
Odemwingie: No Racism In Russia, England Coach Says It's Being Exaggerated
Published: April 17, 2018
Ex-Lokomotiv Moscow striker Peter Odemwingie has claimed that the problem of racism is not as acute as it is negatively depicted by the foreign press, and has pointed out that Ahmed Musa returned to play for CSKA Moscow in the January transfer window.Fifa is investigating alleged racist abuse directed at French players...
Tosin Kehinde Not Recognized As Manchester United Announce Nominees For U23 POTY
Published: April 17, 2018
Tosin Kehinde has not been shortlisted for Manchester United's U23 Player of the Under-23s Player of the Year after the official website of the Red Devils announced the nominees on Tuesday morning.His teammates Ethan Hamilton, Kieran O’Hara and Demi Mitchell are up for the award nominated by the coaching staff.Tahith...
Cardiff City Interested In Ex-Nigeria U17 Invitee Dubbed The Poor Man's David Alaba
Published: April 17, 2018
EFL Championship outfit Cardiff City have handed a trial to promising Nigeria left-back Jason Akiotu.The 20-year-old started for Cardiff City U23s in their Professional Development League fixture against Barnsley on Monday and went the distance as both teams shared the spoils in a 1-1 draw.Akiotu fell off the radar fol...
Southampton Warned To Be Wary Of Ndidi: He's Very Combative But Can Play
Published: April 17, 2018
Leicester Mercury football writer Rob Tanner believes Wilfred Ndidi is one of the key players in the Foxes squad and has warned Southampton to be wary of the Nigeria international ahead of their Premier League meeting at the King Power Stadium on Thursday.The central midfielder has finished serving a two-game ban impos...
Chelsea Vs Arsenal FAYC: Profiling Five Talents Of Nigerian Descent
Published: April 17, 2018
Chelsea and Arsenal youngsters will do battle for the much coveted FA Youth Cup title on the 27th and 30th of April, after landing themselves a berth in the showpiece following sensational runs in the competition.Both clubs have Nigerian starlets in their ranks, all of who have played crucial roles to ensure progressio...
Nigeria's Oldest Scorer In World Cup: Russia Will Host Successful World Cup
Published: April 17, 2018
Former Nigeria international Peter Odemwingie is backing Russia to host a successful 2018 World Cup despite ongoing concerns about the country. The Bendel Insurance product was born in Tashkent, Uzbek SSR, Soviet Union to a Nigerian father and Russian mother, so has close ties with Russia and represented Lokomotiv Mosc...
Super Eagles Star Samuel To Face Parent Club CSKA In Russian Premier League
Published: April 17, 2018
Nigeria international Aaron Samuel will be allowed to face his parent club CSKA Moscow when they face off with Amkar Perm, where is on loan for the remainder of the season, on Wednesday, April 18.Amkar Perm write on their official website that the terms and conditions of the loan agreement, which the heads of the two c...
Central Midfielder Pens New Two-Year Contract With Manchester United
Published: April 17, 2018
Highly-rated teenager Rhys Bennett has been rewarded with a new deal by English Premier League giants Manchester United, the player himself has announced.The central midfielder will remain at the Old Trafford outfit until at least the end of the 2019-2020 season, having appended his signature to a fresh two-year deal.B...
Ex-Flying Eagles Skipper Ajagun Makes Team Of The Week In Belgium
Published: April 17, 2018
Former Flying Eagles skipper Abdul Ajagun has been named to the Team of the Week for the Jupiler Pro League PlayOff II on the back of his performance against Lierse SK on Saturday, April 14. Digital cable television provider Telenet has selected the eleven most outstanding players for each position, with the KV Kortrij...
Watch Out For These Kids: Balogun & Amaechi Sparkle As Arsenal Reach FAYC Final
Published: April 17, 2018
Arsenal U18s set up a FA Youth Cup final clash with Chelsea U18s after disposing of Blackpool 5-0 in their semifinal second leg game at Emirates Stadium, marching into the showpiece with a 7-2 aggregate scoreline.James Olayinka, Folarin Balogun and Xavier Amaechi were named in the hosts starting XI while Arthur Okonkwo...
Ikpeba Wants Ex-Coach Wenger Out Of Arsenal, Predicts Gunners Will Reach UEL Final
Published: April 16, 2018
Former African Footballer of the Year Victor Ikpeba who won the prize in 1997 Monday evening called for the exit of Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger following the disappointing 2-1 defeat of the Gunners to Newcastle United at Saint James Park on Sunday.Ikpeba played under Wenger whilst at AS Monaco but was unequivocal in ...