Alex Iwobi Makes Second Premier League Appearance For Arsenal
Published: December 26, 2015
Alex Iwobi made his second - ever appearance in the Premier League on Saturday night as Arsenal missed an opportunity to go top of the table after losing 4 - 0 to Southampton at St. Mary’s Stadium on match day 18.With the Gunners trailing 3 - 0 , Iwobi replaced former Southampton starlet Theo Walcott in the 78th ...
Odion Ighalo Delighted With Point Against Chelsea
Published: December 26, 2015
Watford star Odion Ighalo has reflected on the Hornets 2 - 2 draw with Chelsea in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon.The Nigeria international scored in the 56th minute to take his tally to 13 goals in the top - flight this season and it was the fifth straight game he found the back of the net.The visitors failed...
Premier League Wrap : Ighalo Enters Watford History Books; Mikel Reaches Milestone; Anichebe Benched; Iheanacho,Odemwingie & Moses Fail To Make Squad
Published: December 26, 2015
Catch up on the performance of players of Nigerian descent in the English Premier League on Boxing Day.Odion Ighalo became the first Watford player to score in five consecutive matches since the formation of the Premier League when he found the net in the 56th minute as the Hornets drew 2 - 2 with Chelsea.The Super Eag...
Alex Iwobi Invited To Train With Arsenal First Team Ahead Southampton Clash
Published: December 26, 2015
Super Eagles striker Alex Iwobi is in the frame to make his second Premier League appearance for Arsenal during the busy festive season.The Hale End Academy product was one of the six youth - teamers invited to train with the Gunners first team on Christmas Day ahead of their trip to the St. Mary’s Stadium, where...
Chelsea Midfielder Obi Mikel Speaks About 350 - Game Milestone
Published: December 26, 2015
Super Eagles star John Obi Mikel will become the 21st player to make 350 appearances for Chelsea if he is given a run - out against Odion Ighalo’s Watford in the Premier League on Boxing Day.The defensive midfielder has 349 games under his belt since joining the Stamford Bridge side ten years ago, with 16 of thos...
Hull City Boss Admits Chuba Akpom Is Still Learning The Ropes
Published: December 25, 2015
Hull City manager Steve Bruce has advised Chuba Akpom to improve his goalscoring after the striker failed to convert so many chances that came his way in The Tigers 2 - 0 loss to Rotherham United last weekend.The former Manchester United defender believes the Arsenal loanee still has time on his hands to work on his we...
Nwankwo Kanu Reacts To Wonder Goal From Yaya Toure Against Arsenal
Published: December 22, 2015
Former Arsenal hero Nwankwo Kanu has congratulated the Gunners for their hard fought 2 - 1 victory over one of the challengers for the Premier League title, Manchester City, on Monday night at the Emirates.Like everyone else, the retired Nigeria international was in awe of the wonder goal scored by the Citizens powerho...
Iheanacho, Iwobi Start From Bench As Arsenal Host Man City
Published: December 21, 2015
Nigeria internationals Alex Iwobi and Kelechi Iheanacho will be involved in the biggest game of their careers if they are given a run - out in the Premier League tie between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates tonight.Anglo - Nigerian striker Iwobi has made the Gunners 18 - man squad for the fifth time this sea...
Alex Iwobi Misses Arsenal U21 Clash Vs Aston Villa
Published: December 21, 2015
Alex Iwobi was not in the Arsenal U21s squad that lost 2-1 to their Aston Villa counterparts in the Under 21 Premier League Division 2 on Monday afternoon at Meadow Park.This has fueled speculation that the Nigeria international could be named in the match day squad for the Premier League clash with Manchester City at ...
Odion Ighalo Extends Scoring Streak To Four Matches, Nets Brace Against Liverpool
Published: December 20, 2015
Odion Ighalo notched a brace as Watford thrashed Liverpool 3-0 at Vicarage Road on Sunday in the Premier League.The in-form Nigeria international doubled the Hornets advantage in the 15th minute before grabbing his 12th goal of the season five minutes from time to help guide his side to seventh in the standings.For his...
Premier League Wrap : Mikel Comes Off Bench; Anichebe Benched; Alli Stars; Odemwingie & Onomah Missing
Published: December 19, 2015
Catch up on the performance of players of Nigerian descent in the English Premier League on Saturday evening.Chelsea got back to winning ways in their first game following the sacking of Jose Mourinho. It ended 3 - 1 at Stamford Bridge, with Nigeria international John Obi Mikel involved in action for the last 19 minute...
Victor Moses Not Fit To Face Swansea City, To Spend Two More Weeks On Sidelines
Published: December 18, 2015
Victor Moses is on the road to recovery according to the medical report from West Ham ahead of their Premier League clash against Swansea City on Sunday at the Liberty Stadium .Based on earlier estimations by club medics,  Moses is due to return to action in the new year following a hamstring injury he picked up a...
Michael Emenalo Reacts To Dismissal Of Jose Mourinho
Published: December 17, 2015
Chelsea technical director Michael Emenalo has commented on the dismissal of Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho by the powers that be at Stamford Bridge.After 16 games in the English Premier League, the champions sit one point adrift of safety and the poor run of results was a result of tension between the coach and play...
Chuba Akpom Hands Hull City First Win In Five Games
Published: December 13, 2015
Chuba Akpom was on target for Hull City as they returned to winning ways in the Championship on Saturday with a 1 - 0 victory over Bolton Wanderers at the KC Stadium.On 19 minutes, the England youth - teamer was the quickest to react , firing home the loose ball after Elmohamady’s initial effort was saved by Ben ...
Premier League Wrap : Ighalo Enters Watford Folklore; Iheanacho Bags Late Winner
Published: December 12, 2015
Catch up on the performance of players of Nigerian descent in the English Premier League on Saturday afternoon.In the lunchtime kickoff, Everton were held to a 1 - 1 draw by Norwich City at Carrow Road, with England international Ross Barkley suiting up for the Toffees for the 16th time this season. The midfielder got ...