Arsenal Hero Keown On Iwobi's Missed Chance: He Had Fear In His Eyes
Published: April 13, 2018
Arsenal fans led by former Gunners' defender Martin Keown Thursday night expressed dismay by the manner in which Nigeria international Alex Iwobi missed a goal scoring chance in the team's Europa League quarterfinals second leg clash against CSKA Moscow.The London side advanced to the tournament's semifinals and will n...
Arsenal Nigerian Fans Are All Saying The Same Thing About Iwobi After Shocking Miss
Published: April 12, 2018
Arsenal have progressed to the last four of the UEFA Europa League following their 2-2 draw with CSKA Moscow at VEB Arena on Thursday night, but the Gunners Nigerian fans are dissatisfied with one of their own, Alex Iwobi.Two minutes from time, the Nigeria international had a wonderful chance to score but somehow manag...
CSKA 2 Arsenal 2: Musa Goes 90, Iwobi Subbed In As Gunners Seal Passage To Final Four UEL
Published: April 12, 2018
Danny Welbeck and Aaron Ramsey struck late second half goals as Arsenal survived some scare in Moscow to move into the UEFA Europa League semifinals 6-3 on aggregate after posting a 2-2 draw with CSKA Moscow on the night on Thursday evening.Ahmed Musa started for the hosts while his compatriot Alex Iwobi was named amon...
Hull City Coach Praises Two Nigerian Right-Backs : They Have Been Outstanding
Published: April 12, 2018
Speaking ahead of Hull City's Championship clash against Sheffield Wednesday, coach Nigel Adkins says Chelsea loanees Ola Aina and Fikayo Tomori have been outstanding at right-back in recent matches.The England U21 international has played 16 games at right-back since joining the Tigers, while Super Eagles star Aina ha...
Arsenal Legend Keown: Iwobi Plays Better For Nigeria Than Arsenal
Published: April 12, 2018
Former Arsenal defender Martin Keown has called on Super Eagles winger Alex Iwobi to improve on his game as the Gunners get set to face CSKA Moscow in the return leg of their Europa League quarterfinals clash in Moscow tonight.Armenian international Henrikh Mkhitaryan was ruled out for Arsenal’s next three matches af...
Iwobi, Moses May Face Off Again In Pre-Season As Arsenal, Chelsea Confirm ICC Particpation
Published: April 11, 2018
Victor Moses and Alex Iwobi may clash in the pre-season friendly tournament,  the 2018 International Champions Cup, as organizers have named Chelsea and Arsenal as two of the participants for this summer's tournament.In July 2017, Arsenal and Chelsea traded tackles in Beijing as part of their preparations for the new ...
Celta Vigo Linked With Move For Huddersfield Town Nigerian Midfielder
Published: April 11, 2018
Huddersfield Town's Denmark U21 international of Nigerian descent Philip Billing is attracting interest from Spanish outfit Celta Vigo ahead of the opening of the summer transfer, according to reports.Onda Deportiva Galicia Sur says the sporting director of Celta Vigo, Felipe Miñambres, is interested in signing the ce...
Has Musa Been Axed From Starting XI Over Handshake Incident? CSKA Coach Has An Update
Published: April 11, 2018
CSKA Moscow coach Viktor Goncharenko has commented on the possibility of Ahmed Musa starting against Arsenal in the Europa League on Thursday, April 12. It would be recalled that the Nigeria international refused to shake hands with the coach after he was substituted in the 25th round of matches in the Russian Premier...
Magnificent Arsenal Winger Amaechi Proves A Handful For Villarreal Defenders
Published: April 11, 2018
Arsenal scrapped through to the final of the Premier League International Cup after seeing off Villarreal on penalties in the semis following a 2-2 draw at the Emirates Stadium on Tuesday evening.Nigerian youngsters in the ilk of Tolaji Bola and Xavier Amaechi started from the off for Arsenal while Folarin Balogun and ...
Manchester United Watch Three Nigerian Whizkids As Chelsea Win Battle Of The Blues FAYC
Published: April 11, 2018
Chelsea qualified for a record seventh consecutive FA Youth Cup final on Tuesday after beating Birmingham City 7-0 on aggregate with three very promising players of Nigerian descent getting game time.Nicholas Okoro, son of former Enugu Rangers Ejikeme Fabian Okoro, started for the visitors at Stamford Bridge, while Fau...
Ndidi, Iheanacho Nominated For Leicester City Young Player, Goal Of The Season Awards
Published: April 10, 2018
Nigeria internationals Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfred Ndidi have been shortlisted for Leicester City's Young Player of the Season award, the official website of Leicester City has reported. The central midfielder scooped the Young Player of the Season at Leicester City’s 2016/17 Season Awards last May and is the fav...
Nigerian Midfielder Scores In Third Straight Game As Chelsea Reach FAYC Final
Published: April 10, 2018
Chelsea sealed a place in the final of the FA Youth Cup after thrashing visitors, Birmingham 4-0 in the return leg of their semifinal clash at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday evening, with Tariq Uwakwe getting in among the goals.Jody Morris youngsters who ran out 3-0 winners six days ago in the first leg put four more goals...
Sunderland Coach To Liverpool Loanee Ejaria: Go And Shine Against Norwich
Published: April 10, 2018
Sunderland coach Chris Coleman has hinted that ex-Golden Eaglets invitee Ovie Ejaria will be named in the starting line-up for tonight's Championship clash against Norwich City and has backed the midfielder to shine.Ejaria has not made the Black Cats starting eleven in their last three games, making cameo appearances a...
Man City's Nigerian Midfielder Nmecha Enhances Growing Reputation By Scoring Hat-Trick
Published: April 10, 2018
Manchester City's German-born Nigerian midfielder Felix Nmecha enhanced his growing reputation by scoring a hat-trick for the U18 team in their 5-0 rout of Blackburn Rovers at Blackburn Rovers Training Centre (Brockhall Village, Lancashire) on Tuesday afternoon.His treble today was the first time he has scored ...
Leicester's Ndidi Is The Most Tackled Nigeria Star In EPL Ahead Of Iwobi, Moses
Published: April 10, 2018
Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi is the Premier League's top tackler but is getting a taste of his own medicine as regards to being tackled.After 33 rounds in the topflight, the Foxes number 25 has been tackled 41 times and is the second most tackled player in the squad behind former African Footballer of the Ye...