Hot Prospects Viv Solomon - Otabor And Bright Enobakhare Make Debut For Championship Clubs
Published: August 25, 2015
Viv Solomon - Otabor made his official debut at  St. Andrew’s Stadium on Tuesday night as Birmingham City beat Gillingham 2 - 0 to advance to the third round of the Capital Cup.The 19 - year - old replaced Koby Arthur 13 minutes from time, and with Birmingham leading the opponents 2 - 0  thanks to a bra...
Chuba Akpom Delighted After Maiden England Under 21 Call Up
Published: August 25, 2015
Hull City striker Chuba Akpom was pleased to have been called up to the England Under 21 national team for the first time in his career.The 19 - year - old has registered his name on the scoresheet 17 times in total for the England youth teams - Under 16, 17,19 and 20 -  but has been promoted to the Under 21s afte...
UEFA Champions League : Igiebor Starts For Maccabi Tel Aviv; Echiejile And Ambrose Make Bench
Published: August 25, 2015
Nigeria internationals Efe Ambrose and Elderson Echiejile will both start from the bench tonight in the Champions League.Celtic defender Efe Ambrose will be hoping to add to the 1,966 minutes of game time he has racked up in the competition when the Scottish champions tackle Malmo at Swedbank Stadion.On the other hand,...
Elderson Echiejile Named In Squad To Face Valencia
Published: August 25, 2015
Elderson Echiejile is among 20 players summoned by Monaco manager Leonardo Jardim for the UEFA Champions League play - offs second leg tie against Valencia at Stade Louis II on Tuesday night.It would be interesting to see what decision Jardim would make tonight as France international Layvin Kurzawa also made the provi...
In - form Watford Winger Ikechi Anya In Scotland Squad
Published: August 25, 2015
Watford winger Ikechi Anya has been included in the Scotland squad for their European Championship qualifiers against Georgia and Germany early next month.The Anglo - Nigerian has been rewarded for his fine start to the season which has seen him last the distance in every single game contested by the Hornets in the Pr...
Taye Taiwo Makes Official Debut For HJK Helsinki
Published: August 24, 2015
A day after he completed his transfer to Finnish champions HJK Helsinki, Nigeria international Taye Taiwo made his official debut in the Veikkausliiga. The Super Eagles left back lasted the distance as HJK played out a 1 - 1 draw with HIFK in front of a sellout crowd of 10,500 fans .As at Sunday, there was little doubt...
Europe Round - Up : Oboabona, Olaitan, Ighalo In Action For 90 Minutes
Published: August 24, 2015
ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUEIn England, John Obi Mikel came off the bench at 84th minutes for Chelsea new signing Pedro Rodriguez while Victor Moses was not listed in the match day squad due to injury. Brown Ideye was also not listed in match day squad while Victor Anichebe sat on the bench for the entire 90minutes asChelsea...
Chikeluba Ofoedu Hoping Hat - trick Will Come Soon After Scoring Eighth Brace In Turkey
Published: August 24, 2015
Chikeluba Ofoedu has reflected on Samsunpor`s 3 - 3 draw with Adana Demirspor in their second game in the Turkish 1st Lig in the ongoing campaign.The former Enugu Rangers star , who scored twice against Adana Demirspor, has stated that his team deserved a share of the spoils despite trailing their opponents by two goal...
Joseph Akpala On Target Against Standard Liege
Published: August 23, 2015
Out - of - favour Super Eagles striker Joseph Akpala lasted the distance as KV Oostende beat Standard Liege 2 - 1 at Stade Maurice Dufrasne in the fifth round of matches in the Belgian Pro League.The former Club Brugge star reproduced his goalscoring heroics in the 1 -  1 draw against Sint-Truiden two weeks ago af...
English Premier League : Obi Mikel And Victor Anichebe Make Bench As Ideye And Moses Are Frozen Out
Published: August 23, 2015
Manager Jose Mourinho has named Chelsea’s starting line - up for Sunday afternoon’s Premier League clash against West Brom.The Nigeria international made the 18 - man squad but will start on the bench just as was the case against Manchester City and Swansea City.As expected, fellow Super Eagles player Victo...
Bartholomew Ogbeche Becomes Cambuur All - Time Top Scorer In The Eredivisie
Published: August 23, 2015
Bartholomew Ogbeche scored a consolation goal in Cambuur’s emphatic loss to Heracles on game week three in the Eredivisie on Saturday.SC Cambuur were beaten 6 - 1  in front of their own fans at Cambuurstadion (Leeuwarden) but their Nigerian striker Ogbeche etched his name into The Yellow - Blues folklore aft...
Sammy Ameobi Opens Cardiff City Account After 37 Minutes Of Game Time
Published: August 22, 2015
Newcastle United loanee Sammy Ameobi scored his first league goal since joining Cardiff City at the beginning of the season as the Welsh club beat Wolverhampton Wanderers  2- 0 on Saturday evening.The ex England youth international found the back of the net on the hour mark, three minutes after he replaced Kenwyne...
Uche Ikpeazu, Jabo Ibehre On Target In England
Published: August 22, 2015
Uche Ikpeazu returned to haunt his old club as he netted for Port Vale in their 3 - 0 thrashing of Doncaster Rovers in League One on Saturday.The Watford loanee, who spent a part of last season on loan at Keepmoat Stadium, scored immediately after the interval to give The Valiants a two - goal lead, with Sam Foley scor...
Sunday Oliseh Sends Kingsley Sokari And Oghenekaro Etebo To Dream Team
Published: August 22, 2015
Super Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh has invited seven players based in the domestic championship to beef up his squad ahead of the African Cup of Nations qualifier against Tanzania.The Nigeria manager had to reshuffle the team due to injuries sustained by David Obiazo and Nelson Ogbonnaya while Oghenekaro Etebo (Warri Wol...
Nosa Igiebor To Be Rested Against Bnei Sakhnin
Published: August 22, 2015
Nosa Igiebor is a major doubt for Maccabi Tel Aviv’s first game in the Israeli Premier League on Saturday evening against Bnei Sakhnin at Bloomfield Stadium. Against FC Basel in the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday, the attacking midfielder subbed out 19 minutes from time, the first time he failed to last the d...