David Ajiboye, Labelled The Next Finidi George, Stars As Brighton Advance In FAYC
Published: December 16, 2016
David Ajiboye was delighted after helping Brighton & Hove Albion progress to the fourth round of the FA Youth Cup, thanks to their 2-0 victory over Derby County.Regarded as one of the top prospects at the Seagulls, the winger was involved in the second goal scored by his team when his cross took a deflection off Ba...
Nigerian Midfielder Dubbed The New Obi Mikel, Uwakwe On Target Again For Chelsea
Published: December 14, 2016
England U18 international Tariq Uwakwe continued his brilliant run of form with a goal in Chelsea’s 5-0 rout of Cardiff City in the FA Youth Cup on Tuesday evening at Aldershot.Having played several games for the U18s in recent weeks, the midfielder started on the bench and was introduced before the start of the ...
CAF Set To Settle Debate On Nigeria Most Promising Talent; Etebo, Iheanacho, Iwobi Shortlisted For Awards
Published: December 11, 2016
Four Nigeria internationals, including three based in England, have been nominated by Confederation of African Football (CAF) for the 2016 Glo-CAF Awards.Kelechi Iheanacho (Man City), Alex Iwobi (Arsenal), Oghenekaro Etebo (CD Feirense) and Asisat Oshoala (Arsenal Ladies) are the four players shortlisted for the other ...
Nigeria Wonderkid Iheanacho Reaches Milestone Of 50th Appearance For Man City
Published: December 11, 2016
Super Eagles striker Kelechi Iheanacho made his 50th appearance for Manchester City in their shock 4-2 loss to Leicester City at the King Power Stadium on Saturday evening.The 20-year-old who replaced the suspended Sergio Aguero in the starting line-up failed to add to his nineteen goals tally for the Citizens across a...
Sunderland Nigerian Wonderkids Maja, Asoro Destroy Southampton
Published: December 10, 2016
Nigerian wonderkids Joel Asoro and Josh Maja stole the show as Sunderland kept their title hopes alive with a 2-0 win over Southampton in Premier League 2 on Friday at Staplewood Training Ground.After great build-up play, Sweden U21 international Asoro netted his second goal of the season in the 50th minute, and Maja a...
Arsenal Striker Oshoala, Two Nigeria Stars Named In AWCON Team Of The Tournament
Published: December 04, 2016
Arsenal Ladies striker Asisat Oshoala is one of three Nigerian players included in the 2016 African Women Cup of Nations Team of the Tournament, but Swedish-based midfielder Ngozi Okobi who sparkled in Cameroon has been overlooked.Oshoala is joined in the ceremonial Best Eleven by Rivers Angels defender Osinachi Ohale ...
Nigerian-American Wonderkid Akinola Bags Brace, Assist As USA U17s Hammer Turkey
Published: December 03, 2016
Toronto FC youngster Ayomide Akinola showed his quality is not in doubt after scoring a brace and notching an assist as the United States U17 National Team thrashed Turkey 5-1 at the 2016 Nike International Friendlies.The 16-year-old also got on the scoresheet in United States’ 7-1 rout of Portugal on Wednesday n...
Chelsea Congratulate Nigerian Striker On Being Named Premier League Finest
Published: November 30, 2016
Chelsea have congratulated their fullback Victor Moses on being named the most outstanding player in the Premier League for the month of November, an award voted for by PFA Fans themselves.Moses has excelled in his new right wing-back position, and helped goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois post six shutouts in a row until the...
Arsenal Ghanaian Wonderkid Replicates Iwobi Hat-Trick Achievement
Published: November 29, 2016
Arsenal’s English-born striker of Ghanaian ancestry Edward Nketiah bagged a hat-trick as the U23 team thrashed Leicester City 3-0 in Premier League 2 on Monday night.In doing so, the 17-year-old became the first player to score three goals for Arsenal at that level since Nigeria international Alex Iwobi managed t...
No Spartak Moscow Contract For Godwin Obaje, Fails Trials
Published: November 28, 2016
Wikki Tourists striker Godwin Obaje will continue his search for a foreign club ahead of the reopening of the winter transfer market. The Super Eagles invitee has returned from Russia, where he tested with Spartak Moscow, but has not been offered a contract by the leadership of The Red-Whites.Championat.com has reporte...
Nigeria Next Big Hope Okobi Stars As Super Falcons Set Up Semifinal Meeting With South Africa
Published: November 26, 2016
Defending champions Super Falcons of Nigeria were in fine form as they annihilated Mali 4-0 to set up a semi final cracker with South Africa in the 2016 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations.Goals from Ngozi Okobi, Faith Ikidi, Asisat Oshoala and substitute Desire Oparanozie proved to be enough for the highly fancied sid...
Super Falcons Grumble Ahead Showdown Vs Kenya, Owed Bonuses, Allowances By NFF
Published: November 25, 2016
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that Nigeria’s female national team, Super Falcons, have complained that they have not yet been paid their bonuses by the Nigeria Football Federation ahead of Saturday’s meeting with Kenya in their final Group B fixture. The players have not received bonuses since the qualif...
Arsenal Boss Vows To Support Disappointed Iwobi After OG
Published: November 24, 2016
Arsenal manager , Arsene Wenger, has admitted that Alex Iwobi could not hide his disappointment after scoring an own goal in his team’s 2-2 draw with Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League on Wednesday night.The Gunners were 2-1 up and that scoreline would have seen them top the group with one game left, but...
Olomola Outshines John Terry, Ola Aina & Tomori But Southampton Lose To Chelsea In PL2
Published: November 22, 2016
Southampton’s Nigerian striker Olufela Olomola registered his name on the scorecard in his side’s 3-2 loss to a strong Chelsea side in Premier League 2 on Monday.The Chelsea squad featured a number of first team players in the shape of John Terry,  Cesc Fabregas,  Ola Aina and Michy Batshuayi, and...
Goal Of The Day : Premier League Picks Sone Aluko Maiden Goal In The Top-Flight Vs Newcastle United
Published: November 20, 2016
The Premier League has picked Sone Aluko’s goal against Newcastle United back in the 2013-2014 season as its Goal of the Day, according to the its official website. Hull City defeated Newcastle United 3-2 at St James’ Park, with their Nigeria international netting the game-winner in the 76th minute. Second-...