Seven Games And Counting: Iheanacho Benched As City Beat Monaco In Champions League ThrillerPublished: February 21, 2017
Manchester City defeated Monaco 5-3 at the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday night in one of the most entertaining Champions League games of all time.For the seventh straight game in all competitions, Kelechi Iheanacho did not get playing time though he made the bench just as was the case against Huddersfield in the FA Cup las...
Victor Moses Imperious Display For Chelsea Catches The Eye Of Fifa 17Published: February 21, 2017
EA Sports, who are the publishers of Fifa 17, have upgraded most of the ratings of Chelsea right fullback Victor Moses following his fine performances for the Premier League leaders this season.The Nigeria international was earlier awarded 82 and 69 for pace and passing respectively, but scored 84 and 71 in the updated...
Leicester Star Musa Fires Warning To Sevilla : We Will Try To Win In SpainPublished: February 21, 2017
Ahmed Musa has predicted that Leicester City will come out victorious when they face current Europa League winners Sevilla in the Champions League Round of 16, Game 1 on Wednesday night.The Foxes may be struggling in the Premier League but have impressed in Europe, having topped their group with a game to spare. &ldquo...
Arsenal Boss Explains Why He Started Alex Iwobi Against Sutton UnitedPublished: February 21, 2017
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has explained why he had to start the likes of Alex Iwobi, Shkodran Mustafi, Nacho Monreal and Granit Xhaka against non-league opponents Sutton United in the fifth round of the FA Cup.The Frenchman has stressed that he could not underrate the fifth-tier side and had to go to Gander Green L...
Leicester City Nigerian Striker Scores Brilliant Solo Goal Against ArsenalPublished: February 20, 2017
English-born Nigerian striker Layton Ndukwu scored a brilliant solo goal for Leicester City in their 2-1 win over Arsenal in Premier League 2 on Sunday at Holmes Park.The talented teenager cut inside on the right flank before curling the ball into the net to give the Foxes a two-goal cushion after 52 minutes.Ndukwu is ...
Youngest Footballer Of Nigerian Descent To Play In EPL : I Was Not Nervous On My DebutPublished: February 20, 2017
The youngest player of Nigerian descent to feature in the English Premier League, Sunderland striker Joel Asoro, has revealed that he was not quaking in his boots when he was handed a run-out in the clash against Middlesbrough.On August 21, 2016, the Sweden U21 international stepped out onto the Stadium of Light pitch ...
Akinfenwa, Delfouneso On Target For Wycombe, Blackpool In League TwoPublished: February 19, 2017
Two players of Nigerian descent registered their names on the scoresheet in the English League Two on Saturday, but could not help their clubs record wins.Ex-Aston Villa wonderkid Nathan Delfouneso opened the scoring after eight minutes in Blackpool’s 2-2 draw with Crewe Alexandra at Bloomfield Road.The 26-year-o...
Man City Reply Nigerian : We Can Beat Barcelona Not Huddersfield, Football Is AmazingPublished: February 19, 2017
English Premier League side Manchester City have replied a Nigerian supporter, who was bothered that they could not beat Huddersfield Town in the fifth round of the FA Cup on Saturday.During the group stage of the Champions League, City registered a 3-1 victory over mighty Barcelona but could only battle to a goalless ...
Leicester Star Musa Writes Off Millwall : They Scored With Their Only ChancePublished: February 19, 2017
Ahmed Musa was disappointed in the wake of Leicester City’s elimination from the Emirates FA Cup on Saturday, and has stressed that the Premier League champions controlled large spells in the game but were unlucky to lose. The Nigeria international has admitted that his teammates and manager Claudio Ranieri cut f...
Good Job Done By Moses As Chelsea Eliminate Carl Ikeme & Wolves From FA CupPublished: February 18, 2017
English football standard-bearers Chelsea are through to the sixth round of the Emirates FA Cup following a 2-0 win at Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday evening.Two important members of the Nigerian national team in the shape of Carl Ikeme and Victor Moses started and lasted the distance for their respective teams, w...
Uwakwe Stars As Chelsea Thrash Brighton 13-0, Aina Will Not Face WolvesPublished: February 18, 2017
Tariq Uwakwe was in action for Chelsea U18s on Saturday afternoon as they recorded a 13-0 win over Brighton in the U18 Premier League at Cobham.Though the attacking midfielder did not register his name on the scoresheet, he gave a good account of himself.On 13 minutes, Uwakwe had a chance to break the deadlock, but his...
Nigeria GK Ikeme Excited About Playing Against Victor Moses, Chelsea StarsPublished: February 17, 2017
Carl Ikeme is relishing the prospect of facing Victor Moses and other top stars in the ranks of Chelsea when Wolverhampton Wanderers clash with The Blues in the FA Cup on Saturday.The Super Eagles glovesman was one of the heroes when the Molineux outfit shocked Stoke City in the third round but was unavailable for sele...
Alex Iwobi Misses Arsenal Training Session On Friday MorningPublished: February 17, 2017
Nigeria international Alex Iwobi did not take part in Arsenal training on Friday morning ahead of Monday’s Emirates FA Cup fifth round tie against Sutton United.The attacking midfielder wasn’t the only first-teamer not captured by the cameras, with Alexis Sanchez, Mesut Ozil and Laurent Koscielny all missin...
Wilfred Ndidi Backed By Ranieri To Succeed At Leicester CityPublished: February 16, 2017
Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri is delighted with the contribution of Wilfred Ndidi to the team since his transfer from Racing Genk in the January transfer window.And the Italian manager is backing the Nigerian midfielder to make a big impact at the club, adding that he has all the attributes to succeed in England....
Why Ovie Ejaria Was Left Out Of Liverpool Traveling Party To SpainPublished: February 16, 2017
Former Golden Eaglets trainee Ovie Ejaria has been left out of Liverpool’s traveling party to Spain.The central midfielder has remained at Melwood to continue his rehabilitation programme after rupturing a ligament in his ankle against Wolves in the FA Cup, according to the official website of The Reds.That injur...
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