Man City Have No Plans To Loan Out Iheanacho Despite Arrival Of Brazil Wonderkid Jesus
Published: January 22, 2017
Kelechi Iheanacho’s father has reiterated that Africa’s Most Promising Talent will not be farmed out on loan before the transfer window closes for business. The Citizens number 72 was left of the squad that were held to a 2-2 draw by Tottenham Hotspur yesterday, and there are suggestions that the arrival of...
Man City 2 Spurs 2: Dele Scores, Brazil Next Big Hope Keeps Iheanacho Out Of Squad
Published: January 21, 2017
Tottenham Hotspur came from two goals down to draw 2-2 with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on game week 22 in the English Premier League on Saturday evening.As for team news, 2016 CAF Most Promising Talent Kelechi Iheanacho was missing from City squad, with manager Pep Guardiola naming Brazil’s next hope G...
EPL Wrap: Lookman Fearless; Anichebe Returns; Ighalo, Ibe Subbed In; Iheanacho Missing; Barkley, Ogbonna Star
Published: January 21, 2017
Catch up on the performances of players of Nigerian descent in the English Premier League on Saturday, January 21.In the early kickoff, England youth-teamers Ovie Ejaria and Sheyi Ojo were missing from the Liverpool squad that suffered a shock 3-2 loss to Swansea City at Anfield. Watford led twice but were held to a 2-...
Sunderland Nigerian Wonderkid Reveals He Wants To Play For Real Madrid
Published: January 21, 2017
Sunderland’s Nigerian striker Joel Asoro is dreaming of a move to European powerhouse Real Madrid in future.The teenager has been linked with possible moves to Paris Saint-Germain, Milan, Inter, Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund after making his debut for the Black Cats in the Premier League aged 17 years and 1...
Chelsea Left Wing Back Admits Victor Moses Is More Offensive
Published: January 21, 2017
Chelsea left back Marcos Alonso has admitted that Victor Moses has been more involved than him in the team’s attack in most games they have played together this season. The Nigeria international had found the net on four occasions prior to the Blues 3-0 win at Leicester City last weekend whereas the Spaniard mana...
Liverpool Boss Hails The Performance Of Sheyi Ojo Against Plymouth Argyle
Published: January 19, 2017
Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp was satisfied with the performance of Sheyi Ojo in his side’s FA Cup third-round replay with Plymouth Argyle on Wednesday night.The England youth-teamer dazzled for the Reds following his introduction in the 76th minute, and Klopp admitted that many people thought he would have...
(Photo Evidence) Nigerian Teenager & Spurs Target Exposes OwngoalNigeria For Forged Quotes
Published: January 19, 2017
The notorious website owngoalnigeria.com has been exposed by a brave Nigerian player for fabricating quotes.Blackpool tricky winger Bright Osayi-Samuel was surprised that a story was published about him as he did not grant any interview to the website.Owngoalnigeria.com’s sole editor and reporter, Kaduna-based Su...
Sunderland Manager Provides Update On Fitness Of Anichebe
Published: January 18, 2017
Sunderland manager David Moyes has provided an update on the fitness of Super Eagles striker Victor Anichebe.Anichebe has not played for the Black Cats since December 31, 2016 when he suffered a hamstring injury against Burnley in the Premier League, but he is expected to return to full training before the end of this ...
Arsenal Wonderkid Nwakali Named Player Of The Week In The Netherlands
Published: January 17, 2017
Nigeria U20 international Kelechi Nwakali has been named the most outstanding player in the Dutch Eerste Divisie for the last round of matches.Celebrated football magazine Voetbal International has picked the best three players that were in action, with the Flying Eagles skipper and MVV Maastricht teammate Alessandro C...
English-Born Nigerian Player Named The Most Expensive Attacking Midfielder In The World
Published: January 17, 2017
CIES Football Observatory research team has published a list of the 100 most expensive players in the world.English-born Nigerian midfielder Dele Alli was included on the list, and ranked ninth with a transfer fee of €110.5 million. The player with the highest market value is Barcelona striker Neymar (€246.8 ...
Everton Equal Arsenal Premier League Record After Goal From Nigerian Wonderkid
Published: January 17, 2017
Talented English-born Nigerian striker Ademola Lookman scored on his debut for Everton in their 4-0 rout of Manchester City in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon.In doing so, the England U20 international became the 17th teenager to score for the Toffees since the inception of the Premier League in 1992, a joint re...
Two Nigerian Prospects Help Manchester United Secure Win At Liverpool
Published: January 17, 2017
Two talented Nigerian teenagers in the shape of Tosin Kehinde and Matthew Olosunde  helped Manchester United U23s to register a 1-0 over Liverpool in a Premier League 2 match at Anfield on Monday.Midfielder Kehinde came on in the 85th minute, while United States youth-teamer Olosunde was introduced nine minutes ou...
Ex-Golden Eaglets Trainee Ejaria Watches From The Bench As Liverpool Draw With Man Utd
Published: January 15, 2017
Former Golden Eaglets trainee Ovie Ejaria was an unused substitute as Manchester City played out an entertaining 1-1 draw with Liverpool at Old Trafford on Sunday evening.Manchester United found themselves behind in the 27th minute when James Milner converted a penalty kick, his sixth goal of the season. The referee ha...
Everton Striker Lookman In Dreamland After Debut Goal For Everton
Published: January 15, 2017
Ademola Lookman was in dreamland after netting on his Premier League debut as a clinical Everton team put four past Manchester City at Goodison Park. The 19-year-old says he’s delighted to be learning his craft from some of the players he admired prior to his move from Charlton Athletic. “It is amazing, a g...
Exciting Nigerian Teenager Scores Against Man City On Everton Debut
Published: January 15, 2017
Manchester City missed the opportunity to close the gap on Chelsea following their 4-0 loss to Everton at Goodison Park on Sunday afternoon. England U20 star of Nigerian descent Ademola Lookman, the winger cum striker signed from Charlton Athletic earlier this month,  was introduced in the 90th minute, and it took...