Nigerian Fans Tell Manchester United Qualities That Make Antonio Valencia Stand Out
Published: June 23, 2017
Manchester United's Nigerian fans have showered praise on Ecuador international Antonio Valencia.Through their official Twitter account, Manchester United asked fans across the globe to specifically mention the best qualities of the right wing-back, and Nigerian fans were quick to praise the number 25.Here are some of ...
Chelsea Striker Of Nigerian Descent Backed To Represent England At World Cup If ......
Published: June 23, 2017
Chelsea striker of Nigerian descent Tammy Abraham has been tipped to represent England at the 2018 World Cup in Russia if he seals a loan move to Swansea City and scores goals as he did for Bristol City.Camberwell-born Abraham has been capped by England at U18, U19 and U21 levels, but the Nigeria Football Federation re...
Chelsea's Nigerian Wonderkid Wins Penalty As England Qualify For U21 EURO Semifinal
Published: June 22, 2017
England have qualified for the semifinals of the European U21 Championship following their 3-0 hammering of hosts Poland at the Kolporter Arena, Kielce on Thursday night.Goals from Gray, Murphy and Baker secured a comprehensive win for the Young Lions who finished top of Group A.For the first time in the tournament, Ch...
Chelsea's Abraham Named As One Of England Key Players Ahead Of Poland Game
Published: June 22, 2017
Highly respected Sky Sports journalist Daniel Mann has previewed the clash between England and Poland at the European U21 Championship on Thursday night for Polish sports daily Przegląd Sportowy.And he has advised that Poland defenders will have to deal with the prolific Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham.Although the 19-y...
Otigba Names Ex-Arsenal, Real Madrid Stars As Toughest Opponents He Faced In Turkey
Published: June 21, 2017
New Ferencvárosi TC central defender Kenneth Otigba has revealed the toughest opponents he faced while in Turkey.The former Hungary youth-team skipper, who has committed his international future to Nigeria, was on loan at Kasimpasa last season, and scored three goals in 20 appearances in all competitions.''It was a go...
Adarabioyo Eager To Make Premier League Debut After Committing His Future To Man City
Published: June 21, 2017
Manchester-born central defender Tosin Adarabioyo is eager to make his debut in the English Premier League after signing a new long-term contract with Manchester City.The 19-year-old has ended speculation about his future at the Etihad, with City revealing on Tuesday that he has appended his signature to a fresh four-y...
Nigerian Defender Eyes First Team Debut For Manchester United, Mourinho Impressed
Published: June 20, 2017
Young Nigerian defender Matthew Olosunde is hoping to make his first-team debut for Premier League powerhouse Manchester United in the new season.Manager Jose Mourinho was amazed by the progress made by the right wing-back in the 2016-2017 season, with the Portuguese gaffer naming him in the provisional rosters for Pre...
Chelsea Striker Of Nigerian Descent Features As England Record 2-1 Win Vs Slovakia
Published: June 19, 2017
England kept their UEFA European Under-21 Championship dream alive after coming from behind to beat Slovakia 2-1 at the Kolporter Arena, Kielce on Monday evening.In a must-win game for manager Adrian Boothroyd's side, they had a lot of work to do after going behind midway through the first half when Martin Chrien score...
Arsenal Bring Emirates FA Cup To Nigeria, Hand Out Goodies To Fans
Published: June 19, 2017
FA Cup winners Arsenal were in Nigeria for an official event last Thursday, June 15, 2017.The Gunners are one of the most supported Premier League clubs in these parts, largely due to the displays of former Super Eagles hero Nwankwo Kanu and most recently Alex Iwobi.At the ceremony, Arsenal brought the Emirates FA Cup,...
Versatile 'Nigerian Dani Alves' Happy To Play At Right Back For Manchester United
Published: June 19, 2017
United States youth international Matthew Olosunde is willing to play as a right wing-back for Europa League winners Manchester United.The versatile Olosunde has played as a central defender, right fullback and defensive midfielder over the course of his young career, but reckons that wing-back is his favourite positio...
Newcastle Utd Slovakia Defender Provides The Lowdown On Chelsea's Abraham, England Squad
Published: June 18, 2017
Newcastle United defender Ľubomír šatka has provided the lowdown on the England team ahead of Slovakia's meeting with the Young Lions in the European U21 Championship on Monday.Southampton midfielder James Ward-Prowse has more than 130 games in the Premier League under his belt, English-born Nigerian striker Tammy A...
Highly-Rated Manchester United Nigerian Right Back Names His Role Model (Not Dani Alves)
Published: June 18, 2017
Promising Nigerian defender Matthew Olosunde has revealed that he idolizes Ecuador international Antonio Valencia and is hoping to model his game after the current Manchester United Player of the Year. Valencia was a right winger when he joined Manchester United from Wigan in the summer of 2009 as replacement for Real ...
Watford Starlet Uche Rated Africa's Top U21 Destroyer In Europe Top Five Leagues
Published: June 17, 2017
Watford loanee Uche Agbo has been ranked among the top four Under 21 players with the most tackles in Europe top five leagues consisting of La Liga, Premier League, Bundesliga, Serie A and Ligue 1.The midfield enforcer and central defender won 77 tackles in the 31 matches he played in the Spanish top division last term...
Chelsea Defender Tomori : I Never Imagined Winning The World Cup & Going Up With Brighton
Published: June 17, 2017
Chelsea wonderkid Fikayo Tomori has admitted that he never thought that he would win the Fifa U20 World Cup and help Brighton & Hove secure promotion to the English top-flight in the same season.The central defender joined the Seagulls in the January transfer window and went on to make nine appearances in the Champions...
Chelsea's Nigeria Whizkid Stars As England Are Held By Defending Champions At U21 EURO
Published: June 16, 2017
Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham was kept at bay as England were held to a goalless draw by Sweden in both countries opening fixture at the 2017 UEFA European Under-21 Championship in Poland.The Newcastle United and Brighton target was the only player of Nigerian descent on parade at the Kolporter Arena, with Sweden starl...