Swope Park Rangers Whizkid Selbol Wins USL Goal Of The Week Again
Published: July 27, 2017
Swope Park Rangers Nigerian midfielder Nansel Selbol has claimed the United Soccer League Fans’ Choice Goal of the Week.This is the second time this month that the former Dream Team VI trainee has won the accolade, as he scooped the Goal of the Week award for Week 15.Selbol's breakaway finish in the 83rd minute of th...
NFF Boss Pinnick Appoints Unqualified Coaches For National Teams
Published: July 27, 2017
The President of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF seems to have taken another unilateral decision without due process as he has directed the secretariat to announce the appointments of  ‎Jolomi Atune ‎, Abubakar Tyabo Umir and Salolome Ernest  ‎as the Nigerian National U-15 team coaches.The executive commit...
Man Utd, Liverpool, Arsenal Linked Striker Mbappe Was Eligible To Represent Nigeria - Punch
Published: July 26, 2017
According to an investigation by Punch Newspaper Nigeria, the in-demand Monaco teen sensation Kylian Mbappe has Nigerian blood flowing in his veins, meaning he was eligible to turn out for the Super Eagles prior to his competitive debut for the French national team.Kylian’s father, Wilfred Mbappe, who has Cameroonian...
Chelsea GK Of Nigerian Descent, Spurs Madueke Shine As England Beat Uruguay
Published: July 26, 2017
Two youngsters of Nigerian descent helped England U16s secure a 2-0 win over South American opponents Uruguay in an international friendly held at Heriott Watt University, Scotland on Tuesday.The highly-rated Chelsea U16 goalkeeper Daniel Jinadu was in between the pipes for the Young Lions, and he was joined in the sta...
Nigerian Defender Features As Man Utd Come From Behind To Beat Bradford City XI
Published: July 25, 2017
Nigerian right wing-back Matthew Olosunde was given a run out as Manchester United U23s came from behind to beat Bradford City XI 2-1 in a behind-closed-doors friendly at Apperley Bridge on Tuesday afternoon.The Bantams were the better team in the first half and deservedly went in front courtesy of a goal from a winger...
New Paul Pogba In Contention To Make Liverpool Squad For Training Camp In Germany
Published: July 25, 2017
Former Golden Eaglets invitee Ovie Ejaria is in contention to travel with the Liverpool squad for a training camp in Germany this week.Though there are doubts over the fitness of the central midfielder, he was photographed training with other first-teamers at Melwood today.Ejaria was not in Liverpool's traveling party ...
Iwobi Scored His First Arsenal Goal Two Years Ago Today & Outshone Lacazette
Published: July 25, 2017
Premier League club Arsenal have reminded their fans that Alex Iwobi scored his first goal for the first team of the club exactly two years ago today.The Nigeria international opened his account for the Gunners against Olympique Lyonnais in the Emirates Cup, and had started the game before he was replaced by fellow Hal...
(See Photo) Super Eagles Star Omeruo Training With Chelsea Reserves Ahead Of Trip To France
Published: July 25, 2017
Super Eagles star Kenneth Omeruo is training with the Reserve Team of Chelsea ahead of the their trip to France for pre-season training.It was strangely suggested that the central defender was training on his own, but that will flaunt the rules of Fifa and FIFPro, which states that professional players must not train o...
Man Utd Coach Mourinho Tells Real Madrid Dazzler : You Never Wanted To Leave
Published: July 25, 2017
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has explained why he did not attempt to sign Real Madrid dazzler Gareth Bale since he took over the reins at the Red Devils.The Wales international had been linked with a move to Old Trafford this summer, and United would have broken the global transfer record if the deal had mat...
The Boy Is A Bit Special : Nigeria U23 Trainee Selbol Up For USL Goal Of The Week
Published: July 25, 2017
Swope Park Rangers attacking midfielder Nansel Selbol is in the running to win the Fans' Choice Goal of the Week - Week 18 in the United Soccer League.The former Dream Team VI trainee has been nominated for the accolade along with Trevin Caesar (Sacramento Republic FC), Martin Paterson (Tampa Bay Rowdies), Oscar Jimene...
Two Nigerian Wonderkids Shine As Manchester United Record 3-0 Win In Super CupNI
Published: July 24, 2017
Manchester United U15 began their campaign in the prestigious 2017 SuperCupNI (formerly NI Milk Cup) with a convincing 3-0 rout of Colina (Chile) at Seahaven, Portstewart on Monday evening.Two players of Nigerian descent Ademipo Odubeko and Shola Shoretire started the game for the young Red Devils.Teden Mengi opened th...
Rohr To Monitor Three GKS (Not Enyeama, Ejide & Aiyenugba) Ahead Of WCQ
Published: July 24, 2017
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr is already planning for two crucial World Cup qualifiers against Cameroon in September.The German manager is expected to attend the CHAN Eagles get-together in Kano, where he will monitor the invited goalkeepers Theophilus Afelokhai (Enyimba FC), Okiemute Odah (Lobi Stars) and Dele Ajiboy...
Euro 2017 Portugal 2 Scotland 1: Most Capped Player Of Nigerian Descent Shines, Chelsea Star On Target
Published: July 23, 2017
The most capped player of Nigerian descent in history Ifeoma Dieke was in action for Scotland on Sunday evening in their 2-1 loss to Portugal at the ongoing 2017 UEFA Women's Championship.The Vittsjö GIK central defender put in a full shift for the Scottish Women's national team at the Sparta Stadion Het Kasteel in Ro...
Belgium Catch Up: Henry Wins Trophy, Olayinka Loses, Simon Nets Winner, Uche Goes 90
Published: July 23, 2017
Catch up on how Belgian-based Nigerian talents fared for their respective teams on Saturday, July 22.Nigeria international striker Henry Onyekuru has won his first trophy as an Anderlecht player. He came on after 65 minutes in their 2-1 win over First Division A side Zulte-Waregem in the final of the Belgium Super Cup....
Mikel To Play Maximum Of Five Games In Five Months Ahead Of WCQ Vs Cameroon
Published: July 22, 2017
Former Chelsea star John Obi Mikel may be struggling for match fitness ahead of two crucial World Cup qualifiers against Cameroon in September.The Nigeria number ten has been left out of the match day squad for Tianjin Teda's Chinese Super League clash against Chongqing Dangdai Lifan on Saturday, fueling speculation th...