Teenage Nigerian Winger Makes Professional Debut For FC Basel
Published: May 19, 2018
Switzerland youth international of Nigerian descent Noah Okafor made his professional debut for FC Basel as they were held to a 2-2 draw by FC Luzern in an entertaining game at St. Jakob-Park on Saturday evening. The 17-year-old left winger was an unused substitute in matches against Lausanne-Sport, Grasshopper, FC ...
'He Was Trying To Clear': Rotherham Manager Won't Blame Ihiekwe For OG
Published: May 12, 2018
Rotherham United manager, Paul Warne has refused to blame Nigerian defender, Michael Ihiekwe for his unfortunate own goal in The Millers 2-2 draw with Scunthorpe in their League One semifinal playoff game at the Glanford Park. Scunthorpe and Rotherham squared off on Saturday in the battle for Championship promotion af...
Tournament Details : FUSTAR U17 Invitational Football Tournament
Published: April 29, 2018
The Future Stars (FUSTAR) U17 Invitational Tournament is a football tournament showcasing the best of the best football academies in Nigerian grassroots. The tournament will provide players/teams an opportunity to get scouted by European football clubs, a chance to contest for the title of “Best Football Academy in N...
Nigerian-Born Attack-Minded Duo Get On The Score-Sheet For Millwall, Barnsley
Published: April 23, 2018
Lagos-born Fred Onyedinma was on song for the U23s of Millwall in their 2-1 victory over Burnley in their final Professional Development League fixture of the season on Monday afternoon at the Den.The attacking midfielder opened the scoring for the Lions after ten minutes of play with a breathtaking effort, curling a s...
Nigerian Duo Shortlisted For Queens Park Rangers Young Player Of The Year
Published: April 19, 2018
It is that time of the year where clubs in England recognize their most outstanding players across all levels, and two Nigerian teenagers have been shortlisted for awards by Queens Park Rangers.Eberechi Eze and Aramide Oteh's impressive displays this season have been rewarded after they were both nominated for Queens P...
Nigerians Give Their Reaction To Real Madrid Win Against PSG
Published: March 06, 2018
Real Madrid marched onto the quarterfinals of the UEFA Champions League after a 2-1 victory over Paris Saint Germain at the Parc Des Princes on Tuesday evening.Cristiano Ronaldo, who was on song in the reverse fixture at the Santiago Bernabeu and Casemiro struck either side of an Edinson Cavani's effort to ensu...
Ex-PSV Whizkid Funso Ojo Scoops Scunthorpe United Goal Of The Month
Published: March 01, 2018
Former PSV Eindhoven wonderkid Funso Ojo has won Scunthorpe United FC's Goal of the Month for February 2018.The central midfielder's strike in the Irons 2-2 draw against Northampton Town had been shortlisted for the accolade, along with strikes from Josh Morris (v Fleetwood Town), Ivan Toney (v Fleetwood Town) and Ivan...
Nigerian Whizkid Scores Acrobatic Goal In Colchester Win Vs Ipswich PDL
Published: February 05, 2018
Two Nigerian youngsters were on song for Colchester U23s and Ipswich Town U23s respectively in their 5-2 turnout in their Professional Development League clash on Monday afternoon, with Junior Ogedi-Uzokwe grabbing a brace while Gbenga Folami scored once.18-year-old Folami pulled Ipswich level with a brilliant effort a...
Why Nigerian Midfielder Dubbed The New Fàbregas Will Not Make Basel Debut Vs Lugano
Published: February 04, 2018
The highly-rated Swiss-born Nigerian midfielder Noah Okafor will have to wait to make his professional debut for Swiss Super League champions FC Basel.Hours before the close of the January transfer window, FC Basel announced with pride that Okafor had signed his first professional contract with the club, handed the num...
New Obafemi Martins Nets Brace, Notches Assist In Barnsley Win Vs Leeds PDL2
Published: January 26, 2018
Barnsley U23s claimed a 3-1 win over Leeds United in a Professional Development League 2 encounter staged at Oakwell on Friday afternoon, with former Chelsea trialist Victor Adeboyejo writing his name on the score-sheet twice and providing an assist.It was a return to winning ways for Paul Harsley's side, who have not ...
Can These Resurgent Super Eagles Stars Pull Off A World Cup Upset?
Published: January 22, 2018
The past week saw a handful of the Super Eagles players put aside their erratic club forms in scintillating fashion and perhaps it is all the pointer to the good tidings to come for the national team, pleasingly in a World Cup year.The mood around the Super Eagles fold has been buoyant following the excitements...
Arsenal Could Be The Ultimate Winners Of Miki/Alexis Swoop
Published: January 18, 2018
In 2006, there was a major transfer deal between Chelsea and Arsenal football club involving Ashley Cole and William Gallas with Chelsea securing the services of the English left back in a deal involving Gallas and £5 Million. Chelsea back then indicated a strong interest in the left back by involving William Gallas w...
Kelechi Iheanacho: Reviving The Broken Dream
Published: January 12, 2018
In 2016/17, Leicester City produced by far the worst title defence of any Premier League champion. Time after time, as Ranieri’s shortlived reign as Leicester manager came to a juddering halt, the pace, power and vigour that characterized the title-winning campaign of 2015/16 simply wasn’t there. New signings Isla...
Reports - Manchester United Join Alexis Sanchez Race
Published: January 12, 2018
Manchester United have been installed as favourites to sign Arsenal's superstar forward and Manchester City target Alexis Sanchez, according to Italian Sky Sports journalist and transfer expert Gianluca Di Marzio.The Chile international has fewer than six months remaining on his current deal with the Gunners and will b...
Toronto FC's Ayo Akinola Promoted To United States Under 19 Team
Published: December 30, 2017
Toronto FC striker of Nigerian parentage Ayo Akinola has been promoted to United States U19 team ahead of the 2018 season, the United States Soccer Federation confirms on its official website.The 17-year-old is amongst 153 players invited to the first ever U.S. Soccer Men’s YNT Summit Camp, running from Jan. 2-11 in ...