Dutch-Born Defenders Troost-Ekong, Ebuehi React To Gent, ADO Den Haag Wins
Published: April 03, 2017
On their maiden appearance for their respective clubs after returning from international duty with the Super Eagles, defenders William Troost-Ekong and Tyronne Ebuehi assisted Gent and ADO Den Haag to register wins in the league.Right wing-back Ebuehi logged ninety minutes as ADO Den Haag thrashed Roda JC 4-1, while Tr...
Super Eagles Coach Scouts Remo Stars Sensation Victor Mbaoma Against Katsina United
Published: April 03, 2017
Super Eagles assistant coach Salisu Yusuf was among the important guests at the Gateway Stadium, Sagamu, where Remo Stars took on Katsina United on matchday 17 in the Nigerian Professional Football League on Sunday afternoon.Ahead of the 2018 African Nations Championship qualifiers in August, Yusuf is scouring the Nige...
Feirense Ace Oghenekaro Etebo Nets Winner For Second Straight Game
Published: April 02, 2017
CD Feirense have climbed to ninth position in the Primeira Liga table following a 2-1 win over Belenenses at Estadio do Restelo in the latest round of matches. Nigeria international Oghenekaro Etebo scored a crucial winner as the club from Santa Maria da Feira came from behind to win for the second straight game.In the...
Gent Star Moses Simon Bags Brace In Front Of Manchester United, Chelsea Scouts
Published: April 02, 2017
Nigeria international Moses Simon scored twice including a 45th winner as Gent beat Club Brugge 2-1 in the Belgian First Division A on Sunday.The visitors had opened the scoring after only eight minutes, but Gent equalized in the 25th minute when Simon scored after Samuel Kalu had sent the ball to the far post.On the s...
Mikel Nets Tianjin Teda First Goal Of 2017; Ujah On Target & Picks Up Assist
Published: April 02, 2017
Nigeria internationals John Obi Mikel and Anthony Ujah opened their accounts for the season and helped their clubs register wins on match day three in the Chinese Super League on Sunday.Tianjin Teda skipper Mikel was on target in the 48th minute of his team’s 2-0 win over Chongqing Lifan. The Super Eagles skipper...
Kalu On Target For Almeria As Uche Brothers Go Head-To-Head In Spain
Published: April 02, 2017
Almeria continued their fight to avoid relegation after a hard-fought victory over Gimnastic in a Segunda División clash on Sunday, their second win in as many matches. Nigeria international Kalu Uche netted his first goal for Almeria in his third spell with the club based in Andalusia in their 1-0 win over Gimn...
No Escape Route For Ex-Nigeria U20 Star Ajayi As Aluko Goal Condemns Rotherham To Relegation
Published: April 02, 2017
Ex-Nigeria U20 international Semi Ajayi will definitely be playing in the English third-tier next term after Rotherham United lost 1-0 at home to Fulham on game week 39 in the Championship on Saturday.With seven rounds yet to be decided in the regular season, the Millers have a paltry 17 points and can’t overtake...
ADO Den Haag Coach: Super Eagles Are A Team With Big Names, Ebuehi Will Improve
Published: April 02, 2017
ADO Den Haag coach Alfons Groenendijk has declared that Tyronne Ebuehi is still learning his craft, but he is confident that the right wing-back will get better if he spends more time with the Super Eagles stars.The Dutch-born defender trained with the likes of Kelechi Iheanacho, Alex Iwobi, Ahmed Musa, Wilfred Ndidi a...
Portland Timbers Adi : Nigerians Are Like Brazillians, We Can Do Crazy Things With The Ball
Published: April 02, 2017
Portland Timbers striker Fanendo Adi would enter the club’s history books on Sunday if he finds the net against New England Revolution at Providence Park in the MLS.Adi has tallied 45 goals since his arrival from FC Copenhagen in 2014, and needs one more goal to break the all-time goals record by a Timbers player...
Conte Speaks After Loss To The Eagles : Victor Is An Important Player
Published: April 01, 2017
Speaking after Premier League pacesetters Chelsea lost to Crystal Palace on Saturday afternoon, manager Antonio Conte has admitted that Victor Moses is an important player for the Blues. Pedro Rodriguez moved into the right wing-back position in the absence of the Nigeria international, and the Italian has refused to c...
Leicester Coach Hails Man Of The Match : Ndidi Reminds Me A Lot Of Kante
Published: April 01, 2017
Leicester City coach Craig Shakespeare has showered praises on Wilfred Ndidi for his performance against Stoke City in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon, and has compared him to ex-Foxes hero N’Golo Kanté.The Nigeria international opened his Premier League account with a trademark shot from 25 yards...
EPL Wrap: Ndidi Scores; Success Subbed In; Lookman Benched; Dele Assists; Moses, Aina, Maja, Ejaria Missing
Published: April 01, 2017
Catch up on the performances of players of Nigerian descent in the English Premier League on Saturday afternoon.Liverpool beat Everton 3-1 in the Merseyside derby at Anfield. England U20 star Ovie Ejaria is still recovering for injury, so did not feature, while Sheyi Ojo did not make the Reds 18-man squad.Three Lions m...
Moses Did Not Fake Injury Ahead Of Senegal Friendly, Out Of Chelsea Squad For First Time This Season
Published: April 01, 2017
Chelsea coach Antonio Conte has named his starting line-up for the Premier League clash against Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge on Saturday afternoon, starting from 1500 hours.The big news pertaining to Nigeria fans is Super Eagles winger Victor Moses was unable to pass a late fitness test and has not been named in t...
Rohr Refuses To Confirm Or Dismiss Reports He Is Owed Three Months Salaries : I Am Still Working
Published: April 01, 2017
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has reacted to suggestions in the media that he is being owed three months salaries by the Nigeria Football Federation.The former Bayern Munich defender refused to confirm or deny the reports but stressed that he is still working with the Super Eagles, which makes a statement.“I have a d...
Rohr Delighted Chelsea Defender Aina, Arsenal Striker Akpom Want To Be Part Of Super Eagles
Published: April 01, 2017
Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr has praised the work done by the coaching staff since he took over at the helm of the Nigerian national team.The German tactician has pointed out that a couple of promising foreign-born players in the shape of Chelsea defender Ola Aina, Arsenal striker Chuba Akpom and QPR starlet Ebere ...