Prolific Chelsea Nigerian Striker Scores First Competitive Goal For Premier League Club
Published: August 22, 2017
Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham, who is spending the whole of this season on loan at Swansea City, scored his first competitive goal for the Welsh side in their 4-1 rout of Milton Keynes Dons in the League Cup on Tuesday.The England U21 international had found the net 20 minutes into his pre-season debut against Richmond...
Chelsea Coach Conte's Premier League Record Broken Despite Win At Tottenham Hotspur
Published: August 22, 2017
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte failed to use up all his three substitutes in his team's 2-1 win at Tottenham Hotspur at the start of this week.The Italian was the only manager to have used all his three substitutes in every Premier League game over the course of the 2016-2017 campaign.And the former Juventus gaffer continu...
Nigeria U23 Star Taiwo Awoniyi Rated Liverpool's Best Loanee
Published: August 22, 2017
Nigeria U23 international Taiwo Awoniyi was officially named the most productive Liverpool loanee in the last round of matches in the European leagues this past weekend.The Royal Excel Mouscron attacker needed only 23 minutes to score on his debut against Lokeren on August 12, and followed up his fine performance with ...
Man Utd 1 Swansea 1 PL2: Two Nigerians Feature, Academy Product Scores, Shaw & Young Return
Published: August 22, 2017
Manchester United were held to a 1-1 draw by Swansea City in a Premier League 2 encounter at Leigh Sports Village in front of 2,136 fans on Monday night.Two players of Nigerian descent Tosin Kehinde and Matthew Olosunde were in action for the Reds, with the Lagos born midfielder replacing Luke Shaw in the 59th minute.S...
Victor Moses, Fikayo Tomori Given Permission To Miss Chelsea Training
Published: August 21, 2017
Nigeria international Victor Moses and England U20 World Cup star Fikayo Tomori did not participate in training with Chelsea's first-team on Monday, August 21.The two right wing-backs and other first-teamers were given the day off to recharge their batteries following Sunday's 2-1 win at Tottenham Hotspur.Moses made hi...
England Boss Watched Ex-England U17 Internationals Solanke, Moses, Iwobi Last Weekend
Published: August 21, 2017
England boss Gareth Southgate attended three Premier League games this past weekend, the English Football Association has informed. The Three Lions manager watched Saturday afternoon's clash between Liverpool and Crystal Palace at Anfield, and saw first hand one of the most promising strikers on the planet, Dominic Sol...
Chelsea Wing-Back Reacts As Premier League Champions Set New Record
Published: August 20, 2017
Chelsea right wing-back Victor Moses was delighted after the Premier League champions' hard fought 2-1 win over Tottenham Hotspur at the National Stadium in London on Sunday evening.The Nigeria international helped the Blues secure the three points in his first appearance in the English top-flight this term.Moses was p...
Tottenham 1 Chelsea 2 : Alonso Grabs The Headlines, Moses Goes 90, Batshuayi Scores OG
Published: August 20, 2017
In the first Premier League staged at the National Stadium in London, Chelsea beat the home team Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 on Sunday evening, against all the odds.Chelsea were the second best for most of the game and have to thank left wing-back Marcos Alonso, who netted a brace.The former Spain U19 international's screame...
Tottenham Hotspur Vs Chelsea Team News : Moses Returns, Morata & Bakayoko Start, Tomori Bench
Published: August 20, 2017
Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea managers have named their starting line-ups for Sunday afternoon's Premier League clash between the two teams at the National Stadium in London.Super Eagles star Victor Moses returns to the Blues starting XI after serving his suspension last weekend versus Burnley.England U20 international...
Precocious Nigerian Striker Scores Again For Manchester United In Friendly
Published: August 20, 2017
Precocious Nigerian striker Ademipo Odubeko was on target again for Manchester United U16s in their 3-2 win over Hong Kong Football Association academy U-17s on Saturday.The Republic of Ireland youth international netted in United's first friendly on Hong Kongese soil on Wednesday, August 16, a 7-0 thrashing of Hong Ko...
EPL Wrap: Kanu Scores, Ndidi Stars, Solanke Debuts, Success Missing, Iwobi Bench, Abraham Starts, Iheanacho Crocked
Published: August 19, 2017
Catch up on the performances of players of Nigerian descent on match day two in the English Premier League.In the early kickoff, Chelsea loanee Tammy Abraham played 83 minutes of Swansea City's 4-0 loss to early pacesetters Manchester United at the Liberty Stadium.Isaac Success wasn't involved in Watford's 2-0 win at B...
Swansea 0 Man Utd 4: Ivorian, Lukaku, Pogba On Target, Heno MOTM, Abraham Kept Quiet
Published: August 19, 2017
For the second week running, Jose Mourinho's Manchester United demolished their opponents in the Premier League, after thrashing Tammy Abraham's Swansea City 4-0 at the Liberty Stadium in Wales on Saturday afternoon.Swansea City gave as good as they got in the first half but found themselves behind in the 45th minute d...
Ahead Of Big Clash Vs Man Utd: Chelsea Loanee Abraham Eyes Award Won By Messi, Ronaldo
Published: August 19, 2017
Chelsea loanee Tammy Abraham has targeted becoming the first player of Nigerian descent to win the Ballon d'Or.The England U21 international is set to feature in one of the biggest games of his young career when Swansea City host Manchester United at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday afternoon.''I would love to win some ...
Four Nigerian Super Kids Named In Manchester United 25-Man Traveling Squad (Full List)
Published: August 18, 2017
Four players of Nigerian descent were included in Manchester United U16s traveling squad for the tour of Hong Kong.Michael Elechi, Ademipo Odubeko, Ayodeji Sotona and Shola Shoretire are among the twenty-five youngsters presently in Asia with the Red Devils U16s.The players arrived in Hong Kong on Monday for a week-lon...
Conte Regrets Exit Of Mikel From Chelsea : We Lost A Strong Player
Published: August 18, 2017
Speaking to the national press ahead of Sunday's eagerly anticipated Premier League meeting between Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea at Wembley, Blues manager Antonio Conte has rued the exit of John Obi Mikel from the club.Chelsea are lacking squad depth at the moment, with several of their former stars either sold or loa...