Chelsea's Nigeria Whizkid Stars As England Are Held By Defending Champions At U21 EURO
Published: June 16, 2017
Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham was kept at bay as England were held to a goalless draw by Sweden in both countries opening fixture at the 2017 UEFA European Under-21 Championship in Poland.The Newcastle United and Brighton target was the only player of Nigerian descent on parade at the Kolporter Arena, with Sweden starl...
Manchester United Begin Running The Rule Over Nigerian Wonderkids On July 8
Published: June 16, 2017
Europa League winners Manchester United have announced their pre-season schedule for the U18s and U23s ahead of the resumption of the new season in August 2017.Defender Matthew Olosunde, who is holidaying in America, and Lagos-born midfielder Tosin Kehinde must return to Manchester before July 8 as that is the date the...
Chelsea Technical Director Among Nigeria's Most Qualified Coaches, Acquires UEFA Pro License
Published: June 16, 2017
Michael Emenalo has become one of the most qualified Nigerian coaches, with the Chelsea Technical Director acquiring the UEFA Pro Licence, the highest coaching certification in Europe.The English Football Association has announced on its official webpage that the 1994 World Cup star was among the 25 candidates that rec...
Youngest Nigerian To Feature In Premier League Banned From Facing England At U21 EURO
Published: June 16, 2017
Sunderland wonderkid of Nigerian parentage Joel Asoro will not be on parade at the Kolporter Arena, Kielce on Friday evening when Sweden tackle England in their first game at the 2017 UEFA European Under-21 Championship.It has come to light that the striker has been forced to sit out the game because he is serving a su...
Chelsea's Nigerian Marksman Causing Sweden Sleepless Nights
Published: June 15, 2017
Sweden's Gustav Engvall has pinpointed Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham as the most dangerous player in the England squad ahead of Friday's European Under-21 Championship match between the two countries.The Bristol City loanee has highlighted the qualities of Abraham, and has advised his teammates to frustrate him from th...
Arsenal's Iwobi To Trade Blows With Chelsea's Moses & Family Friend Aina On August 6
Published: June 15, 2017
Alex Iwobi will put his friendship with Ola Aina to one side for at least ninety minutes when Arsenal tackle Chelsea in the Community Shield.The English Football Association have announced that the annual curtain-raiser to the new season will be staged at the National Stadium (Wembley) on Sunday, August 6.Traditionally...
Nigerian Messi, Adekanye To Be Promoted By Liverpool & Included In Champions League Roster
Published: June 15, 2017
Former Barcelona wonderkid Bobby Adekanye is set to be promoted by Liverpool when the new season begins in August 2017, allnigeriasoccer.com understands.Since the Nigerian-born Netherlands youth international arrived at Anfield two years ago from PSV Eindhoven, the winger has played mainly for the U18 team, but he won'...
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 ...