Alli Scores, Iwobi Benched As Arsenal Lose Last North London Derby To Spurs At White Hart Lane
Published: April 30, 2017
Arsenal have a lot of work to do to finish in the top four positions in the Premier League after losing 2-0 to Tottenham Hotspur in their final game at White Hart Lane on Sunday evening.While Spurs number 20 of Nigerian descent Dele Alli was involved for 90 minutes before he subbed out, Super Eagles attacking midfielde...
Victor Moses And Chelsea Heading For The Title After Winning Battle Of The Blues
Published: April 30, 2017
Antonio Conte’s Chelsea took a significant step towards winning the Premier League title following their 3-0 victory over Everton, with two former England youth internationals of Nigerian descent Victor Moses and Ross Barkley on parade at Goodison Park.The first half started in glittering fashion with two moments...
Boxing Legend Foreman Backing Arsenal Fan Anthony Joshua To Beat Klitschko
Published: April 29, 2017
Boxing legend George Foreman is backing Arsenal fan Anthony Joshua to defeat Wladimir Klitschko when they do battle on Saturday night in front of 90,000 spectators at Wembley.The Watford-born Nigerian boxer is aiming to retain his IBF heavyweight title and the vacant WBA (Super) and IBO titles are also on the line.&ldq...
Chelsea Loanee Omeruo Shown First Straight Red Card Of His Pro Career
Published: April 29, 2017
Kenneth Omeruo was sent off in Alanyasspor's 3-0 loss to Kayserispor in the Turkish Super Lig on Saturday.The Chelsea loanee took the walk of shame in the 45th minute for a foul on Brazilian striker Welliton, who would have been in a clear goalscoring position if he had not been brought down by the Nigerian defender.Th...
EPL Wrap: Ndidi Sparkles; Anichebe Goes Down; Ex-Gunner Kanu Injured; Young Stars Maja, Asoro & Fela Missing; Ibe Benched
Published: April 29, 2017
Catch up on the performances of players of Nigerian descent in the English Premier League on Saturday, April 29.Hull City continued their fight to avoid the drop after playing out a goalless draw with Southampton at the St. Mary’ s Stadium.No Nigerian involved in this one, with the Tigers fullback Moses Odubajo s...
Super Eagles Legend Kanu Nominated For Best Arsenal Goal Scored At Tottenham
Published: April 28, 2017
Ahead of Arsenal\'s trip to Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday for a crucial Premier League game, the official website of the Gunners has nominated five goals for the best goal at White Hart Lane.A strike from Super Eagles legend Nwankwo Kanu made the shortlist along with efforts from Patrick Vieira, Tomas Rosicky, Mathieu Fl...
Return Of Jesus Keeps Iheanacho Out As Determined Man Utd Hold Man City
Published: April 27, 2017
Manchester United battled to a goalless draw in their Premier League encounter against neighbors Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on Thursday night.The news for Nigerian fans is the absence of Super Eagles star Kelechi Iheanacho in City's match day squad, while Tosin Adarabioyo's snub wasn't surprising.In an engag...
Chelsea Boss Conte Runs The Rule Over Promising Nigerian Striker Ike Ugbo
Published: April 27, 2017
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte was among the 5,000 onlookers that witnessed Chelsea win their fourth FA Youth Cup in a row following their 6-2 aggregate victory over Manchester City.Two Nigerian players that starred and scored in last season's final, Fikayo Tomori and Tammy Abraham, were invited to train with the Blues ...
Nigerian Whizz-Kid Scores 24th Goal Of The Season As Chelsea Win FAYC For Fourth Year Running
Published: April 26, 2017
Defending champions Chelsea retained the FA Youth Cup after recording a 5-1 win over Manchester City in the final second leg at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night.The Young Blues led 2-0 at the break and 3-1 on aggregate, courtesy of goals from Trevoh Chalobah and Chelsea Academy poster boy Ike Ugbo, who was joined in ...
Chelsea Boss Praises Moses, Team For Fighting Spirit Against Southampton
Published: April 26, 2017
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte was delighted with his side’s performance against Southampton in the Premier League on Tuesday night, in which Super Eagle Victor Moses was in action for 86 minutes. A brace from Diego Costa and additional tallies from Eden Hazard and Gary Cahill saw The Blues overcome the Saints 4-2...
Moses Puts In Another Solid Display As Chelsea Take Giant Step Towards Title
Published: April 25, 2017
Diego Costa was back among the goals as Chelsea beat Southampton 4-2 in a Premier League encounter at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night to reestablish a seven-point lead over nearest challengers Tottenham Hotspur.It took the Blues less than six minutes to open the scoring. The Southampton defenders were not quick in rea...
Skillful Chelsea Wing-Back Victor Moses Named Nigeria Top Dribbler In Europe
Published: April 25, 2017
Football statisticians CIES Football Observatory have published on their website the top 100 dribblers in the top five leagues in Europe. Middlesbrough’s Adama Traore is first on the list and outranked Eden Hazard (Chelsea), Allan St-Maximin (Bastia). Neymar, Lionel Messi and Alexis Sanchez.If Liverpool-born Ross...
Ex-Golden Eaglets Trainee Ejaria Plays First Game In Three Months For Liverpool Against Man City
Published: April 24, 2017
Former Golden Eaglets invitee Ovie Ejaria played his first game in three months for Liverpool at any level in their hard fought 3-2 win over Manchester City in a Premier League 2 encounter at Prenton Park on Monday night. The exciting talent picked up a long-term injury in the Reds 2-1 loss to Wolves back in January, a...
Nigerian Pastor TB Joshua Heals Man Utd's England U17 Captain, Dubbed The New Ronaldinho
Published: April 24, 2017
Highly-rated Manchester United attacking midfielder Angel Gomes gave a testimony on Sunday of being healed after Nigerian pastor TB Joshua prayed for him.The England U17 captain visited the Synagogue Church of all nations, SCOAN Lagos due to a leg injury, and was among those healed during the services and ministration ...
Chelsea Dazzler Victor Moses Suffers Injury Scare At Training Session
Published: April 24, 2017
Super Eagles star Victor Moses appeared to have suffered some discomfort in one of the latest training sessions held at Premier League pacesetters Chelsea. The Blues captain John Terry has posted on Instagram, showing Moses as he fell awkwardly on the pitch after the central defender forcefully threw the ball at him du...