Southampton Warned To Be Wary Of Ndidi: He's Very Combative But Can Play
Published: April 17, 2018
Leicester Mercury football writer Rob Tanner believes Wilfred Ndidi is one of the key players in the Foxes squad and has warned Southampton to be wary of the Nigeria international ahead of their Premier League meeting at the King Power Stadium on Thursday.The central midfielder has finished serving a two-game ban impos...
Chelsea Vs Arsenal FAYC: Profiling Five Talents Of Nigerian Descent
Published: April 17, 2018
Chelsea and Arsenal youngsters will do battle for the much coveted FA Youth Cup title on the 27th and 30th of April, after landing themselves a berth in the showpiece following sensational runs in the competition.Both clubs have Nigerian starlets in their ranks, all of who have played crucial roles to ensure progressio...
Watch Out For These Kids: Balogun & Amaechi Sparkle As Arsenal Reach FAYC Final
Published: April 17, 2018
Arsenal U18s set up a FA Youth Cup final clash with Chelsea U18s after disposing of Blackpool 5-0 in their semifinal second leg game at Emirates Stadium, marching into the showpiece with a 7-2 aggregate scoreline.James Olayinka, Folarin Balogun and Xavier Amaechi were named in the hosts starting XI while Arthur Okonkwo...
Ikpeba Wants Ex-Coach Wenger Out Of Arsenal, Predicts Gunners Will Reach UEL Final
Published: April 16, 2018
Former African Footballer of the Year Victor Ikpeba who won the prize in 1997 Monday evening called for the exit of Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger following the disappointing 2-1 defeat of the Gunners to Newcastle United at Saint James Park on Sunday.Ikpeba played under Wenger whilst at AS Monaco but was unequivocal in ...
U21 Players EFL Championship : Chelsea Loanee Aina Is Second For Minutes Played
Published: April 16, 2018
Ola Aina has benefited from his loan move from Chelsea to Hull City, with the Nigeria international the second most utilized U21 player in the second-tier of English football.Only Fulham's teen sensation Ryan Sessegnon, winner of five awards at the EFL Awards last night, has more minutes in the Championship this season...
Victor Moses Shortlisted For Chelsea Player Of The Year
Published: April 16, 2018
Nigeria international Victor Moses has been shortlisted for Chelsea's Player of the Year for the 2017-18 season, writes the official website of the Blues.The right wing-back is amongst the thirty players who made appearances for Chelsea's first-team nominated for the prestigious award.It would be a tall order for Moses...
Premier League Winner's Medal: Man City's Adarabioyo & Nmecha In The Same Boat As Mikel, Aina, Tomori
Published: April 16, 2018
By Sunday, April 22, Manchester City's Nigerian duo Tosin Adarabioyo and Lukas Nmecha will discover if they stand a chance of receiving Premier League winners' medals.Pep Guardiola's Manchester City were crowned champions on Sunday after West Brom's 1-0 win at Manchester United, it means the Citizens have an unassailab...
Creative Iwobi Gets Good Ratings Despite Arsenal Loss At Newcastle
Published: April 15, 2018
Super Eagles winger Alex Iwobi had a promising performance in Arsenal's humiliating 2-1 defeat against Newcastle United at Saint James' Park on Sunday and got rave reviews from the British media. Football.London in its review  of the game wrote of Iwobi: "Clearly has seen his confidence increase in recent weeks. Alwa...
Iwobi Shines But Arsenal Fall To Disappointing Defeat To Newcastle
Published: April 15, 2018
Arsenal crumbled to a shocking 2-1 loss to Newcastle at St James Park in their Premier League clash on Sunday afternoon, with goals from Ayoze Perez and Matt Richie orchestrating a comeback for Rafa Benitez's side.Super Eagles winger Alex Iwobi earned his 21st league appearance for the Gunners in the game, starring fro...
Joel Obi On Barcelona's Coutinho : Everyone Said He Won't Make It When He Arrived Inter
Published: April 15, 2018
Nigeria international Joel Obi has revealed that ex-Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho was not tipped to make the grade when he arrived Inter Milan in July 2010 and the Brazil international has proved his doubters wrong after joining Barcelona in the January transfer window.In the three years Coutinho was on the books of...
Hungbo One Of The Key Players As Eagles Clinch League Title
Published: April 15, 2018
Crystal Palace have clinched the U18 Professional Development League South title following their 1-1 draw with Nottingham Forest on Saturday afternoon.Tariq Ossai and Joseph Hungbo, who were both named in the starting line-up against Nottingham Forest, Josh Ajayi and Will Ozono were all credited with appearances for th...
Benin City Born Striker Promoted To The Premier League With Wolverhampton Wanderers
Published: April 14, 2018
Benin City born striker Bright Enobakhare is poised to make his debut in the English Premier League next season after Wolverhampton Wanderers secured promotion to the topflight.With Fulham failing to beat Brentford at Craven Cottage on Saturday evening, it means Wolves are guaranteed to finish at least second in the Ch...
Man Utd Legend Schmeichel : Second Position Is Good But Mourinho Doesn't Like It
Published: April 14, 2018
Manchester United legend Peter Schmeichel is impressed by the work of  Jose Mourinho since he took over the managerial reins at the Red Devils but noted that the Portuguese would be disappointed if the club finish second in the Premier League this season.Mourinho has been criticized that his teams plays boring footbal...
EPL Wrap: Iheanacho Assists; Ndidi Banned; Ibe Starts; Moses, Billing, Abraham Subbed In; Okaka Bench
Published: April 14, 2018
A round-up of Nigerian players that were in action for their respective clubs in the English Premier League on Saturday, April 14th.Nigerian players with dual nationalities and have played competitively for the senior national teams of other countries have been omitted.In the early kick off at the St Mary's stadium, Ch...
Woodwork Denies Man City's Nmecha As Man Utd Are Confirmed As U18 PL Northern Champions
Published: April 14, 2018
Manchester City's Nigerian teenagers Nathanael Ogbeta and Felix Nmecha were both named in the starting line-up in the derby against Manchester United in the U18 Premier League on Saturday afternoon.The Red Devils have set up a meeting with defending champions Chelsea for the national title after beating City 2-1 at Lei...