Leading Scorer In USL, Sean Okoli Named To Team Of The Week
Published: September 14, 2016
FC Cincinnati frontman Sean Okoli has been named to the United Soccer League Team of the Week on the heels of scoring three goals in two matches. The 23-year-old bagged a brace against Saint Louis before netting in the 30th minute in the 2-0 victory over Wilmington Hammerheads on Sunday, to take his tally to 15 goals i...
LK8 Celebrates Europa League Goal Against Rosenborg
Published: August 26, 2016
Austria Vienna striker Kayode Olanrewaju took to social media to celebrate his goal in the Europa League against Rosenborg on Thursday night. His goal in the 69th minute took his tally in this season’s competition to three goals (two assists), having bagged a brace in his team’s 4-1 rout of Kukesi in the se...
Chelsea Stopper Cahill Recollects West Ham Fan Akabusi Won Bronze At Olympics
Published: August 02, 2016
Chelsea defender Gary Cahill has been answering questions about the Olympic Games from the editors of the official website of the Premier League club. The England international was six years old when 400m hurdler Kriss Akabusi MBE, who represented Great Britain, won the bronze medal at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics.Asked...
Injured HJK Helsinki Midfielder Onovo Out Of Europa League Tie Vs Atlantas
Published: June 30, 2016
The hardworking midfielder Vincent Onovo is not in contention to play for HJK Helsinki in their UEFA Europa League First qualifying round, Game 1 against Atlantas in Lithuania on Thursday evening.The winter acquisition from Inter Turku suffered an injury relapse after HJK’s goalless draw with KuPS on May 29 and m...
Euro 2016 Wrap : Robson-Kanu Nets Winner For Wales; Alli Goes The Distance; Barkley Benched
Published: June 11, 2016
Catch up on the performances of players of Nigerian descent in the 2016 UEFA European Championship on Saturday.At the Stade Matmut-Atlantique (Bordeaux), former Reading winger Hal Robson-Kanu came off the bench to bag the winner for Wales in their 2-1 win over Slovakia.The London-born player was introduced in the 71st ...
Chicago Fire DP Igboananike Ranked Ninth Best Player In Major League Soccer
Published: May 31, 2016
Chicago Fire striker Kennedy Igboananike was ranked the ninth best player in Major League Soccer for Week 13, based on the Audi Player Index. The Designated Player accumulated 1,027 points in the ranking published by the MLS on Tuesday.Igboananike notched an assist in Chicago Fire’s 1-1 draw with Portland Timbers...
Adebayo Akinfenwa Signs Off In Style As AFC Wimbledon Earn Promotion To League One
Published: May 30, 2016
Adebayo Akinfenwa picked up his 42nd appearance of the season in all competitions as AFC Wimbledon beat Plymouth Argyle 2-0 in the Football League Two play-off final at Wembley on Monday.The experienced striker replaced Tom Elliott in the 77th minute of the contest and made sure The Dons sealed their place in the third...
Injured Maurice Edu Gutted To Miss Copa America
Published: May 27, 2016
Philadelphia Union captain Maurice Edu is disappointed that he won’t be involved at the 2016 Copa América Centenario which will hold in his homeland next month.The experienced midfielder has not kicked a ball in a competitive fixture this season due to a stress fracture in his left leg.“It’s o...
Milan Loanee Oduamadi Enjoying Most Productive Spell In Pro Career, Nets Fourth Goal In Five Games
Published: May 26, 2016
Nigeria national-teamer Nnamdi Oduamadi continued his brilliant start to his career with HJK Helsinki, helping the Finnish powerhouse beat HIFK 2-1 in the derby on Thursday evening by scoring his fourth goal in five games.Coming into today’s tie at the Sonera Stadium (Helsinki), HJK were on a three-game winning s...
FC Dallas Striker Akindele Named To MLS Team Of The Week
Published: May 23, 2016
FC Dallas striker Tesho Akindele has been named to Major League Soccer Team of the Week on the back of his display against New England Revolution at Gillette Stadium this past weekend. Akindele, who is a Canada international, netted a brace against New England Revolution in the 5th and 90th minute to take his tally in ...
USA U23s Star Of Nigerian Heritage Alashe Rescues Points For SJ Earthquakes
Published: May 23, 2016
Fatai Alashe netted an 87th minute equalizer to rescue a 1-1 draw for San Jose Earthquakes in their Major League Soccer clash against LA Galaxy on Sunday.The home team thought they had snatched all three points when Marvell Wynne scored an own goal after 83 minutes but Alashe, a United States U23 international, had the...
Blessing Eleke Named In Slovenian Players Union Team Of The Year
Published: May 20, 2016
The Slovenian Football Players Union, SPINS, recognized Olimpija Ljubljana striker Blessing Eleke in its recently held annual gala by naming him in the Team of the Year for 2015-2016.Based on votes made by the players, Eleke was included in the ceremonial starting XI and led the frontline alongside Andraz šporar...
AFC Wimbledon Coach Full Of Praise For His Number Ten Akinfenwa
Published: May 19, 2016
AFC Wimbledon manager Neal Ardley reserved special praise for Adebayo Akinfenwa following his strike against Accrington Stanley in the Football League Two Semi-final, Game 2 on Wednesday night.The Dons have set up a meeting with Plymouth Argyle in the playoff final at Wembley after playing out a 2-2 draw with Stanley a...
Adebayos Help AFC Wimbledon Win PlayOff Semifinal First Leg
Published: May 14, 2016
Adebayo Akinfenwa and Adebayo Azeez helped AFC Wimbledon record a 1-0 win over Accrington Stanley in the Football League Two playoff semifinal, Game 1 on Saturday night. Both strikers started on the bench at  Cherry Red Records Fans Stadium, Akinfenwa was introduced in the 59th minute before the 22-year-old Azeez...
Temitope Obadeyi On Target For Kilmarnock In Loss To Dundee United
Published: May 14, 2016
In a thrilling game at Rugby Park on Saturday, Temitope Obadeyi registered his name on the score sheet as Kilmarnock suffered a 4-2 defeat at the hands of Dundee United in the Scottish Premiership.The home team fell behind in the 12th minute when Mark Durnan scored, but Kallum Higginbotham equalized before Obadeyi put ...