Barcelona Superstar Messi Sends Nigerian Twitter Into Meltdown After Scoring 500th Goal
Published: April 23, 2017
Lionel Messi sent Nigerian Twitter into a frenzy on Sunday night after scoring his 500th goal in a Barcelona shirt in their 3-2 win over bitter rivals Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu.Messi is the leading scorer in the El Clasico with 23 goals in 34 matches, with Alfredo di Stefano (18 goals) and Cristiano Ronaldo ...
Tom Adeyemi Misses Out On Rotherham United Goal of the Season Award
Published: April 23, 2017
Nigerian midfielder Tom Adeyemi has missed out on Rotherham United's Goal of the Season award. The Norwich-born player's brilliant goal against Huddersfield Town on Valentine's Day had been in the running for the accolade, along with strikes from Danny Ward, Joe Newell and Will Vaulks.Adeyemi scored a stunning goal fro...
Fulham's Aluko Has Contributed To 20 Goals This Season After Scoring Against Aston Villa
Published: April 17, 2017
Fulham strengthened their playoff chances after beating Aston Villa 3-1 at Craven Cottage on game week 43.Nigeria national-teamer Sone Aluko helped Fulham to secure their third win on the bounce after netting his eighth goal in the second-tier on 56 minutes. A cross found the winger and his volley hit Aston Villa goalk...
Orebro Midfielder Omoh Scores Against Former Team, Kennedy Bags Assist In Sweden
Published: April 17, 2017
Orebro attacking midfielder Michael Omoh was on target against his former team Ostersunds FK in the latest round of games played in the Swedish Allsvenskan.The Mowoe Babes product spent one and a half seasons at Ostersunds FK before transferring to Orebro in July 2016.Omoh assisted Orebro to register a 2-1 win, volleyi...
Top Online Sports Betting Sites
Published: April 07, 2017
Online sports betting is available at many online casinos on the web. They allow you to place bets on the outcome of a particular sport, election or horse racing. The most well known games would be; NFL, NHL, NBA, CFL and ULC/boxing. The reason why Sports books exist online is because of the demand from bettors all ove...
Wycombe Wanderers Star Akinfenwa Takes Tally To 16 Goals For The Season
Published: March 01, 2017
Adebayo Akinfenwa scored twice as Wycombe Wanderers were held to a 2-2 draw at Accrington Stanley in League Two on Tuesday night.The powerful Nigerian striker restored parity for The Blues in the 56th minute before he grabbed his brace two minutes later.His brace against Accrington Stanley took his tally for the season...
Benjamin Kuku Scores In Second Consecutive Home Game For Romanian Club
Published: February 27, 2017
Benjamin Kuku took his tally to two goals in three games after finding the net in Boto├ůčani’s 3-1 win over Pandurii Târgu Jiu in the Romanian top-flight on Sunday.The 21-year-old has refused to get carried away with his recent form and admitted that he is still learning his craft.“I want to be  ...
Promising Nigerian Striker Delighted To Score On Botosani Debut
Published: February 13, 2017
Benjamin Kuku was delighted to score on his competitive debut for Boto├ůčani in their 1-0 win over CS U Craiova in the Romanian Liga 1 on Saturday. The young attacker penned a two-and-a-half-year deal with Boto├ůčani during the January transfer window, and has not wasted time to start the delivering the goods after sco...
Adeyemi On Target, Odemwingie Shines But Rotherham United Lose To Burton Albion
Published: December 30, 2016
Relegation-threatened Rotherham United lost for the seventeenth time in the EFL Championship after they were beaten 2-1 by Burton Albion at New York Stadium on Thursday night.First-half goals from Chris O’Grady and Jackson Irvine put the visitors 2-0 up before English-born Nigerian midfielder Tom Adeyemi gave his...
FC Dallas Striker Akindele Named Among Top Ten Canadians In MLS
Published: December 28, 2016
Tesho Akindele has been named among the top ten Canadian footballers plying their trade in Major League Soccer for 2016.In the just concluded season, the 24-year-old was an indispensable member of the FC Dallas squad, scoring 7 goals from 33 appearances in the American top-flight, including the playoffs.MLSSoccer.com w...
Former AC Milan Stopper Taye Taiwo Back To Full Fitness
Published: October 14, 2016
Former Nigeria international Taye Taiwo has fully recovered from the ankle injury he sustained in the Cup final against SJK on September 24. The HJK Helsinki defender has been named in the starting XI for the Veikkausliiga clash against Mariehamn on Friday, a game which corresponds to the 31st round of matches in the l...
Wolves Starlet Enobakhare, Millwall Striker Onyedinma Score In EFL Trophy
Published: October 04, 2016
Crewe Alexandra suffered a 3-2 loss to Wolverhampton Wanderers in the Checkatrade Trophy on Tuesday night with two Nigerian-born strikers, Daniel Udoh and Bright Enobakhare, in action.The visitors found themselves two goals up before the intermission courtesy of a brace from Dicko.Crewe Alexandra restored parity in the...
San Jose Earthquakes Striker Amarikwa Set To Undergo MRI Scan
Published: September 26, 2016
San Jose Earthquakes striker Quincy Amarikwa is facing a spell on the sidelines after sustaining an injury in his team’s 2-1 loss to Sporting Kansas City on Saturday night.In his first start in over a month, the Nigerian was substituted as early as the fourth minute after landing awkwardly on his left leg followi...
City Defender Adarabioyo Stops Sunderland Young Star Maja From Scoring
Published: September 19, 2016
Manchester City defender Tosin Adarabioyo stopped Joshua Maja from netting his third goal of the season when the Citizens U23 squad faced off against their Sunderland counterparts in the Premier League 2 on Sunday.Heading into the fixture at the Stadium of Light, the young Nigerian forward had hit target twice in the l...
Fifa Will No Longer Control Golden Ball Award As France Football Ends Partnership
Published: September 16, 2016
France Football has announced on its official webpage that it has ended its collaboration with Fifa regarding the awarding of the Ballon d’Or. In 2010, the famous French sports publication signed a five-year agreement with Fifa for a joint presentation of the award, which is determined by votes from national coac...