Chelsea, Arsenal, Man Utd, Liverpool Nigerian Stars Discover Premier League Opponents
Published: June 14, 2017
The Premier League announced the schedule for the 2017-2018 campaign on Wednesday morning, and there are some interesting match-ups involving players of Nigerian descent on the opening day, August 12, 2017.Super Eagles winger Alex Iwobi and teammate Chuba Akpom will be hoping to be in the Arsenal squad for the visi...
Prolific Chelsea Striker Of Nigerian Parentage On Target For England Ahead Of U21 EURO
Published: June 12, 2017
England completed their training camp for the upcoming European U21 Championship with a behind-closed-doors friendly against Iceland at St George's Park this past weekend.The Young Lions thrashed the Nordic country 3-0, with Chelsea striker of Nigerian descent Tammy Abraham registering his name on the scoresheet.Norwic...
Liverpool-Bound Striker Of Nigerian Descent Targets World Cup Award Previously Won By Messi
Published: June 10, 2017
Liverpool-bound striker Dominic Solanke is facing the biggest game of his career when England U20 national team tackle Venezuela in the final of the Fifa U20 World Cup.Italy's Riccardo Orsolini is in pole position for the prestigious Golden Shoe, awarded to the top goalscorer in the competition, but the Chelsea talent ...
Arsenal Top Loanees : Kelechi Nwakali Rated Ahead Of Akpom, Senior England, Costa Rica, Japan Internationals
Published: June 08, 2017
Top London based football website Squawka has ranked all the players Arsenal farmed out on loan during the 2016-2017 season, with Nigeria U20 international Kelechi Nwakali coming second.The attacking midfielder or winger was rated ahead of Bournemouth's England star Jack Wilshere, Japan international Takuma Asano, Cost...
Chelsea's Nigerian Goal Machine Stars, New Mikel Rested As England Qualify For Another Final
Published: June 08, 2017
England have qualified for the final of the Toulon Tournament for the second year in a row after thrashing Scotland 3-0 at the Stade Parsemain, Fos-sur-Mer in the semifinal on Thursday evening.Chelsea wonderkid of Nigerian descent Ike Ugbo returned to the Young Lions starting lineup after he was omitted against Cuba an...
Italy Coach Admits England Won Because Of Liverpool Winger Sheyi Ojo's Magic
Published: June 08, 2017
Italy U20 manager Alberico Evani has rued his side's 3-1 loss to England in the semifinal of the Fifa U20 World Cup, and admitted that the introduction of Sheyi Ojo changed the outcome of the game.The Liverpool winger of Nigerian descent was a constant threat after coming on in the 54th minute, hit the woodwork, had th...
Italy Identify Liverpool-Bound Striker Of Nigerian Descent As England's Biggest Threat
Published: June 07, 2017
The Italians are wary of Chelsea striker of Nigerian descent Dominic Solanke ahead of Thursday's game against England in the semifinal of the 2017 Fifa U20 World Cup.The Young Lions qualified for the last four after beating Mexico 1-0 courtesy of Solanke's strike two minutes into the second half, and Inter Milan defend...
Youngest Nigerian To Play In EPL, Super Eagles Invitee Nominated For Sunderland Goal Of The Season
Published: June 06, 2017
Two talented Nigerian teenagers are in the running for Sunderland's U23 Goal of the Season award.Two spectacular goals from Sweden U21 international of Nigerian parentage Joel Asoro and former Super Eagles invitee Josh Maha have been nominated for the accolade.Maja's strike versus Leicester City in which he dinked the ...
England Coach Shocked Spurs Midfielder Onomah Was Sent Off
Published: June 05, 2017
England U20s manager Paul Simpson has insisted that Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Josh Onomah did not deserve to be sent off in his side's 1-0 victory over Mexico on Monday at the ongoing World Cup.With the Young Lions leading 1-0 courtesy of Dominic Solanke's goal two minutes into the second half, they were reduced to ...
How Chelsea, Spurs, Liverpool-Bound Nigerian Wonderkids Reacted To England Win Vs Mexico
Published: June 05, 2017
Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur, Everton players of Nigerian descent plus the Liverpool-bound Dominic Solanke have taken to social media to express their happiness after England qualified for the last four of the 2017 Fifa U20 World Cup with a 1-0 win over Mexico.Solanke is enjoying life in South Korea, with the striker net...
Chelsea Midfielder Dubbed The New Mikel Helps England Register Third Straight Win
Published: June 04, 2017
Chelsea midfielder Tariq Uwakwe returned to the Young Lions starting line-up as they completed their group fixtures at the ongoing 2017 Toulon Tournament with a 2-1 win over Japan at Stade de Lattre-de-Tassigny on Sunday afternoon.England had already qualified for the semifinals following wins against Angola and Cuba b...
London Attack : Chelsea Duo, England Team To Wear Black Armbands Vs Japan In Tribute To Victims
Published: June 04, 2017
The England youth team representing the nation at the ongoing Toulon Tournament in France will wear black armbands when they tackle Japan at the Stade de Lattre-de-Tassigny, Aubagne on Sunday afternoon as a mark of respect to those who died in the London Bridge attack.Seven people lost their lives in horrific circumsta...
Nigerian Wonderkid Reveals Why He Is Thriving At Manchester United
Published: June 04, 2017
American-born defender of Nigerian parentage Matthew Olosunde has revealed that he is fulfilling his potential at Manchester United because of the conducive environment and relationship with his teammates.In the just concluded season, Olosunde was in the Red Devils traveling party for Premier League games against Arsen...
Arsenal Starlet Alex Iwobi Vows To Go Full Throttle In World Cup Season
Published: June 04, 2017
Nigeria international Alex Iwobi is prepared to go full-throttle when the new season begins on August 12, 2017.The Hale End Academy product is aware that he has to impress Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger when pre-season training starts next month as he lost his spot in the first team in the final three months of the 2016...
Nigerian-Born Striker Celebrates As Chelsea Win Fourth League Title Of The Season
Published: June 03, 2017
Eniola Aluko was in celebration mood after Chelsea Ladies won the inaugural FA Women's Super League Spring Series title following a 2-0 road win over Birmingham City on the final day of the season on Saturday.It was the fourth league title won by the Stamford Bridge outfit this season, with the Men's team, U18s and Wom...