Nigerian Midfielder On Target As Chelsea Demolish Scunthorpe 4-0 In FA Youth Cup
Published: December 15, 2017
Chelsea U18s swept aside Scunthorpe 4-0 in the third round of the FA Youth Cup at the Ebbs Stadium, Aldershot, with Tariq Uwakwe starring from the off for the tournament holders.Hudson-Odoi gave the holders the lead after eight minutes of play, volleying in off a deflection.His second of the night would come deep into ...
Arsenal 3 Derby County 3 PL2 : Akpom On Target, Bola Goes 90, Omole Subbed In
Published: December 15, 2017
Young Nigerian striker Chuba Akpom was on target for Arsenal U23s in their 3-3 draw with Derby County U23s in the Premier League 2 on Friday evening.Derby County took the lead in the 11th minute through Charles Vernam whose shot got the better of Matt Macey in the Arsenal goal to open the scoring.Akpom was on hand to l...
Fit Victor Moses Set To Hit Another Chelsea Milestone Against Southampton
Published: December 15, 2017
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has confirmed that Chelsea have a full complement of players to choose from apart from Brazil defender David Luiz for Saturday's Premier League clash against Southampton.It means Victor Moses is closing in on his 100th career appearance for Chelsea in all competitions, with the Nigeria int...
Nigerian Striker Obafemi Nets 18-Minute Hat-Trick As Southampton March On In FAYC
Published: December 15, 2017
Talented Nigerian striker Michael Obafemi scored a hat-trick in Southampton's 4-1 rout of Wolverhampton Wanderers at St Mary's Stadium in the third round of the FA Youth Cup on Thursday.Obafemi started in attack for the young Saints along with Jonathan Afolabi, while United States Soccer Federation target Owen Otasowie...
Nigerian Striker On The Mark As Leicester City Held By Legia Warsaw In PLIC
Published: December 14, 2017
Promising Nigerian striker Layton Ndukwu was on the mark as Leicester City U23s were held to a 2-2 draw by Polish club Legia Warsaw in the Premier League International Cup at Holmes Park on Thursday night.The visitors took the lead in the tenth minute through Piotr Cichocki who fired the ball past goalkeeper Bramley.Th...
Arsenal's Nigerian Prodigy Nets Brace In FA Youth Cup Vs Sheffield Wednesday
Published: December 14, 2017
Arsenal began their FA Youth Cup campaign with a hard fought 2-1 win over Sheffield Wednesday on Wednesday night, with five players of Nigerian parentage named in the Gunners match day squad.Xavier Amaechi started and put in a full shift, Tobi Omole and Bukayo Saka were introduced in the second half, goalkeeper Arthur ...
West Ham United 0 Arsenal 0: Alex Iwobi's Low Strike Hits The Post
Published: December 13, 2017
West Ham and Arsenal played out a drab 0-0 draw in an English Premier League affair at The London Stadium on Wednesday evening, with Alex Iwobi featuring for the Gunners while Chuba Akpom entirely missed out.The Super Eagles winger returned to the Gunners starting XI for the encounter after missing out of action in the...
Talented Nigerian Striker Scores Ten-Minute Hat-Trick For Norwich City In FAYC
Published: December 13, 2017
Talented Irish-born Nigerian striker Adam Idah netted a ten-minute hat-trick to help Norwich City come from behind to beat Barnsley 4-1 in the third round of the FA Youth Cup on Tuesday.The young Canaries were trailing 1-0 at half-time but the game turned on its head in the second stanza, with the Republic of Ireland U...
Huddersfield Town 1 Chelsea 3 : Moses Makes 200th Premier League Appearance
Published: December 13, 2017
Chelsea bounced back to winning ways after their disappointing loss last time out with a resounding 3-1 victory against Huddersfield Town at The John Smith's Stadium on Tuesday evening, with Victor Moses starring for the Premier League giants.The Super Eagles attacker who celebrated his 27th on Tuesday birthday reached...
Mohamed Salah Beats Nigeria Target To Liverpool Goal Of The Month
Published: December 12, 2017
Egypt sensation Mohamed Salah has won his second award in less than twenty four hours, with Liverpool informing on Tuesday that the winger has scooped the club's Goal of the Month Award for November 2017.Salah's volley in The Reds 3-0 win over Stoke City was voted the most eye-catching goal scored by a Liverpool player...
Ostersunds FK Nigerian Star Gero : Arsenal One Of The Best Teams, Iwobi Great Player
Published: December 11, 2017
Ostersunds FK's Nigerian star Alhaji Gero has admitted that Arsenal were one of the most difficult opponents his Swedish Allsvenskan team could get in the last 32 of the Europa League following the draw that took place on Monday, December 11.In a group containing Athletic Bilbao, Zorya Luhansk and Hertha BSC, Ostersund...
Ndidi Excited By Form Of Mahrez: More To Come From Him
Published: December 11, 2017
Wilfred Ndidi says he is delighted by the form of Algeria national-teamer Riyad Mahrez, and expects the winger to keep firing on all cylinders.The Super Eagles star was named the most outstanding Foxes player in their 3-2 win at Newcastle United on Saturday evening and provided the assist for the goal scored by Mahrez ...
Victor Moses, Nigerian Starlets Discover Champions League Round Of 16 Opponents
Published: December 11, 2017
Victor Moses's Chelsea have been paired with Spanish powerhouse Barcelona in the last sixteen of the Champions League in the draw that took place at UEFA headquarters in Switzerland on Monday.The first leg will take place at home on either 13, 14, 20 or 21 February, and the second leg away is on either 6, 7, 13 or 14 M...
Victor Moses Set To Join Mikel, Kanu In Premier League 200 Club Vs Huddersfield Town
Published: December 11, 2017
Nigeria Player of the Year Victor Moses is in line to travel to Huddersfield in what would be a milestone in his career if he gets game time for Chelsea at The John Smith's Stadium on Tuesday night.The Super Eagles star will reach 200 appearances in the Premier League if he plays against the Terriers, after making his ...
Man Utd 1 Man City 2 : Super Eagles World Cup Rival Nets Winner, Tosins Not In 18
Published: December 10, 2017
Manchester City eased to a morale boosting 2-1 victory away to title rivals, Manchester United on Sunday evening, a win which took them eleven points clear  the race for the Premier League crown.Young Nigerian defender, Tosin Adarabioyo had earlier been ruled out of the Citizens squad to face Manchester United at Old ...