Iwobi Preferred Ahead Of Manchester-Bound Sanchez In Arsenal Starting Line-up
Published: January 14, 2018
Nigeria international Alex Iwobi will feature from the very beginning in Arsenal's match day 23 Premier League fixture against Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium.Manager Arsene Wenger has named the number seventeen in his starting XI for the second game running, but Chile superstar Alexis Sanchez has been omitted from...
Leicester's Ndidi Was Better Than Kante, Fabregas, Bakayoko Against Chelsea
Published: January 14, 2018
Wilfred Ndidi was rated the best midfielder on both teams in Chelsea's Premier League clash against Leicester City at Stamford Bridge on Saturday evening.The Nigeria international's standout moment in the goalless draw against the Blues was in the opening fifteen minutes when his header was clawed away by goalkeeper Th...
19-Year-Old Nigerian Striker Reacts After Scoring First Professional Goal For QPR
Published: January 14, 2018
English-born Nigerian striker Aramide Oteh has expressed his happiness at scoring on his full debut for Queens Park Rangers.Blessed with pace and an eye for goal, the former Tottenham Hotspur starlet has been promoted to QPR's first team after scoring 11 goals for the U23 team this season.Oteh netted the opener after 3...
Nigerian Striker Set To Play First Game In Eight Months For Chelsea
Published: January 14, 2018
English-born Nigerian striker Ike Ugbo is poised to play his first game in eight months for Chelsea across all levels when the U23s take on Sunderland at Eppleton Colliery Football Ground on Sunday afternoon.Ugbo, 19, is due to spend the remainder of this season on loan at MK Dons but was conspicuously missing from the...
Moses Plays A Part As Chelsea Match Premier League Milestone First Achieved By Man Utd
Published: January 13, 2018
Chelsea wrote their name in the Premier League history books after their goalless draw with Leicester City at Stamford Bridge on Saturday evening.Chelsea are now the second team in Premier League history to keep 400 clean sheets, a milestone first achieved by Manchester United. To date, Manchester United goalkeepers ha...
Chelsea 0 Leicester 0: Moses & Ndidi Star, Conte's Attempt To Break Mourinho's Record Fails
Published: January 13, 2018
Chelsea were held to a goalless draw by a resilient Leicester City in a Premier League encounter at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.Chelsea's Victor Moses started from the off for the defending champions with his compatriot, Wilfred Ndidi equally making his 23rd top-flight start on the bounce for the Foxes. Kelechi Iheanac...
Nigerian GK Outstanding As Chelsea U18 Winning Run At Home Ends Vs Aston Villa
Published: January 13, 2018
For the first time this season, Chelsea U18s dropped points at home after they were held to a 2-2 draw by Aston Villa in the U18 Premier League on Saturday afternoon. England youth internationals Faustino Anjorin and Tariq Uwakwe were named in the young Blues starting line-up, and so were goalkeeper Emmanuel Idem and t...
Nigerian Winger Celebrates New Arsenal Deal By Scoring In 5th Straight Game
Published: January 13, 2018
Arsenal played an entertaining 2-2 draw with Fulham in an U18 Premier League match at Shenley Training Centre on Saturday afternoon, with two Nigerian talents scoring for their respective teams.Gunners versatile defender Tobi Omole was deployed at left back and did go the distance along with Xavier Amaechi, while Tammy...
Conte To Beat Record Held By Mourinho If Chelsea Defeat Ndidi's Leicester
Published: January 13, 2018
Italian manager Antonio Conte might surpass a record he currently shares with his bitter rival Jose Mourinho and Carlo Ancelotti if Chelsea beat Wilfred Ndidi's Leicester City at Stamford Bridge this afternoon.The three managers accumulated twenty five wins in their first thirty Premier League home matches.As at match ...
Felix Nmecha On Target For Man City U23 In Win Vs Liverpool, Brother Backs Him
Published: January 13, 2018
Talented Nigerian striker Felix Nmecha netted his first-ever goal in the Premier League 2 as Manchester City came back from a goal down to beat pacesetters Liverpool 3-2 at the Academy Stadium on Friday night.Midfielder Tom Dele-Bashiru logged ninety minutes for City and he was joined on the pitch by Nmecha on ...
Talented Nigerian Defender Scores For Norwich In Six-Goal Thriller FA Youth Cup
Published: January 13, 2018
Norwich City are into the last sixteen of the prestigious FA Youth Cup after digging deep in extra time to claim a 4-2 win over Derby County on Friday at Carrow Road.Two players of Nigerian descent, Republic of Ireland U18 international Adam Idah and central defender Timi Odusina, started for the home team.Morgan Whitt...
Highly Rated Nigerian-Brazilian Goalkeeper Targets Move To Premier League Giants
Published: January 11, 2018
Nigerian-Brazilian glovesman Bryankizito Nnna Nyereugo Uzoukwu would like a move to the English Premier League, with Manchester United, Arsenal and Chelsea amongst his preferred destinations.Born in Sao Paulo 21 years ago to a Nigerian father and Brazilian mother, Uzoukwu is in search of a new employer following his re...
Victor Moses Was Chelsea's Biggest Threat In Attack Against Arsenal
Published: January 11, 2018
Victor Moses was at his best in attack in Chelsea's goalless draw with Arsenal in the semifinal of the League Cup on Wednesday night and has been rated the Blues biggest threat going forward.At Stamford Bridge where he has not scored since November 2016, the right wing-back contributed more offensively and was unfortun...
Why Iwobi Started Ahead Of Sanchez Against Chelsea? Wenger Explains
Published: January 10, 2018
Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger has explained why he started Alex Iwobi and named Alexis Sanchez on the bench in his side's goalless draw with Chelsea in the semifinal of the League Cup on Wednesday night.It was thought the Nigeria international would not even make the match day squad after he trended for all the wrong rea...
Chelsea 0 Arsenal 0: Moses & Iwobi Outstanding In Attack In London Derby
Published: January 10, 2018
Chelsea and Arsenal settled for a goalless stalemate in the EFL Cup semi-final first leg at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night.Two Super Eagles players in the shape of Chelsea's Victor Moses and Arsenal's Alex Iwobi were in the starting XI for their respective clubs while Chuba Akpom was not included in the 18 for the ...