Kelechi Iheanacho Puts In Five Star Performance As Manchester City Beat Roma
Published: July 21, 2015
In the build up to the new season, English Premier League vice - champions Manchester City were involved in a friendly against AS Roma on Tuesday afternoon an the International Champions Cup taking place in Australia.The Citizens defeated their Italian opponents 5 - 4 on penalties after normal time ended in a 2 - 2 dra...
Sheyi Ojo Benched Again For Liverpool Clash Against Adelaide United
Published: July 20, 2015
England youth - teamer Sheyi Ojo has once again been overlooked for selection as Liverpool manager Rodgers named his starting XI for Monday morning’s clash against Adelaide United.While the highly - rated starlet only made the bench, winger Jordon Ibe has been named as a starter along with new signing Milner and ...
Watford Striker Odion Ighalo Extends Scoring Run To Four Games
Published: July 19, 2015
Odion Ighalo extended his goalscoring streak to four games after finding the back of the net on Sunday in Watford’s 2 - 0 victory against SC Paderborn 07 at their training camp in Germany.The Hornets manager, Quique Sanchez Flores, decided to omit the Nigeria international from the starting lineup but he was late...
Alex Iwobi Benched, Akpom Makes Cameo Appearance As Arsenal Win BAT
Published: July 18, 2015
Arsenal striker Alex Iwobi was an unused substitute in Saturday afternoon’s 3 - 1 victory over Everton in the final of the Barclays Asia Trophy. Chuba Akpom, who bagged a hat -trick against Singapore XI in the Gunners first pre - season friendly, replaced Frenchman Giroud, in the 76th minute.On 83 minutes, Akpom...
Kelechi Iheanacho Misses Manchester City Win Against Melbourne City
Published: July 18, 2015
Kelechi Iheanacho was surprisingly missing from Manchester City’s 22 - man squad for their second pre - season game in Australia on Saturday morning with Melbourne City.Recall that the Flying Eagles star was given game time in The Citizens 2 - 0 win over Adelaide United three days ago.For today’s game, coa...
West Brom Striker Brown Ideye Nets Game - Winner Against Charleston Battery
Published: July 18, 2015
Brown Ideye was pleased to get on the scoresheet in West Brom’s 2 - 1 win over Charleston Battery in a pre - season friendly staged in South Carolina, USA.The contest was heading for a draw until the Nigeria international popped up in the 82nd minute to score the game - winner.The Baggies manager, Tony Pulis, nam...
Chuba Akpom Floating After Netting Hat - trick For Arsenal
Published: July 16, 2015
Chuba Akpom was over the moon after notching a hat - trick in Arsenal’s 4 - 0 win over Singapore XI on Wednesday in their first game of pre - season.The 19 - year - old has stated that his priority now is to break into the starting line-up of The Gunners in the 2015 - 2016 campign, after making 3 cameo appearance...
Watford Striker Odion Ighalo Continues Fine Goalscoring Form With Brace Against SC Verl
Published: July 15, 2015
Nigeria international Odion Ighalo netted twice to assist Premiership newcomers Watford defeat SC Verl in a pre  - season friendly on Wednesday.The 26 - year - old ’s first - half goals took his tally in pre - season to 5 goals from 3 matches.Scotland international Ikechi Anya, who is of Nigerian descent, st...
Kelechi Iheanacho Stars In Man City Win Over Adelaide United
Published: July 15, 2015
Manchester City began their pre - season tour of Australia with a victory against Adelaide United in a scrimmage on Wednesday morning.Coach Manuel Pellegrini handed Nigeria youth international Kelechi Iheanacho a spot in attack alongside Spain younster José ángel Pozo .Iheanacho was lively in attack and w...
Ex Barcelona Starlet Bobby Adekanye Impresses In Liverpool Debut
Published: July 12, 2015
Nigeria target Bobby Adekanye made his debut for the Liverpool Under 18s on Saturday night in their 2 - 0 win over League of Ireland Premier Division side Cork City.Though, the Dutch youth international did not score in his maiden appearance for The Reds, he troubled the opposition defense a lot. And in one of his move...
Odion Ighalo Nets Third Goal Of The Pre-Season As Watford Play Out Draw With AFC Wimbledon
Published: July 11, 2015
Odion Ighalo was on target for Watford in their second pre - season friendly against Ade Akinfenwa’s AFC Wimbledon on Saturday afternoon.Head Coach Quique Sanchez Flores picked the Super Eagle and Ikechi Anya in his starting line-up, while there was no spot in the team yet again for Uche Ikpeazu, a clear signal t...
Kelechi Iheanacho Primed To Play Against Real Madrid And Roma; Makes Manchester City Roster
Published: July 11, 2015
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has named Kelechi Iheanacho in his 25 - man squad for the club’s pre - season tour of Australia.While the Under 18s and Elite Development Squad of The Citizens will jet off to Spain on Sunday to start preparations for the new season, the Flying Eagles midfielder has been ...
Kenneth Omeruo Happy To Return To Chelsea For Pre - Season Training
Published: July 07, 2015
Kenenth Omeruo has returned to London for pre - season training with English Premier League champions Chelsea.The Blues coach Jose Mourinho is yet to put the finishing touches to his squad for next season and this gives the Super Eagle hope than he can break into the team if he does well during pre - season practice.Af...
World Exclusive : Watford Striker Odion Ighalo Rejects £12 Million Wages Offered By Chinese Club Hebei China Fortune
Published: July 03, 2015
Odion Ighalo has turned down a lucrative offer from Chinese First Division club Hebei China Fortune.The26 - year - old would have pocketed £12million ( or £3million per season) over the duration of the contract, excluding performance related variables.Hebei China Fortune had offered the attacker a four - ye...
Eniola Aluko Dejected After Lionesses Loss To Japan
Published: July 03, 2015
Chelsea striker Eniola Aluko was dejected after The Lionesses failed to qualify for the final of the Fifa Women’s World Cup following their 2 - 1 loss to defending champions Japan on Thursday morning.Mark Samspon left the Anglo - Nigerian out of his starting line-up for the umpteenth time in the competition, but ...