Nigerian Wonderkid Iheanacho Starts First-Ever Manchester Derby
Published: September 10, 2016
Kelechi Iheanacho has started his first-ever Manchester derby, with City manager Pep Guardiola naming the young star in the line-up to face Manchester United at Old Trafford on Saturday afternoon.In the most important Premier League game of the season so far, Aguero has no choice but to watch from the stands after he w...
Nigerian Whizkid Tosin Kehinde Misses Manchester United 1-1 Draw At Man City
Published: September 10, 2016
Nigerian midfielder Tosin Kehinde was missing from the Manchester United U23s team that were held to a 1-1 draw by neighbors Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on Friday night. As well as the opening-day win versus Leicester City, the 18-year-old featured against Southampton and Chelsea, and it will be the first tim...
Conte Watches On As Nigerian Defender Opens Goal Account For Chelsea
Published: September 10, 2016
Nigerian defender Fikayo Tomori, 18,  opened his account for the season as Chelsea beat Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 in Premier League 2  on Friday night. Per team news, Tomori was named in the starting line-up, teammate Ike Ugbo started on the bench while Nigeria U23 international Nathan Oduwa was left out of the W...
Ndukwu, Ughelumba Poised To Make Debut For Leicester City In UEFA Youth League
Published: September 10, 2016
English Premier League champions Leicester City have submitted their roster for the group stage of the UEFA Youth League , with two players of Nigerian descent listed by manager Steven Beaglehole.England youth international Layton Ndukwu has been named alongside the 16-year-old defender Calvin Ughelumba.Winger Ndukwu h...
Mourinho Suggests Iheanacho May Start Against Manchester United
Published: September 09, 2016
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho will have to adapt to the tactics of City coach Pep Guardiola in tomorrow’s derby.With Sergio Aguero suspended for the trip to Old Trafford, the Portuguese coach has suggested that his rival may decide to change his formation, with Nigeria international Kelechi Iheanacho am...
Mikel Confirms Allnigeriasoccer Exclusive : There Was No Bus To Go To Training In Atlanta
Published: September 09, 2016
Nigeria skipper at the 2016 Olympic Games, John Obi Mikel, has confirmed that the squad had financial problems ahead of the competition especially during their training camp in Atlanta.It would be recalled that allnigeriasoccer.com consistently reported that the Dream Team skipped their workouts on several occasions wh...
NEC Nijmegen Ready To Unleash Liverpool Striker Awoniyi Against PSV
Published: September 09, 2016
NEC Nijmegen coach Peter Hyballa is set to hand a debut to Taiwo Awoniyi when his side tackle Eredivisie powerhouse PSV Eindhoven at the Goffertstadion on Saturday. The Nigeria U23 international has impressed the coaching staff at training, netting a brace and providing two assists in a friendly game against German six...
Nigerian Defender Demoted To Liverpool Reserve Team Despite Playing At Olympics
Published: September 09, 2016
Nigerian defender Tiago Ilori is out of favour at Liverpool after failing to seal a switch to another club before the close of the summer transfer market. And despite the fact that he has been registered for the Premier League, the Portugal youth international is set to play for the Reserves in the Premier Leag...
Manchester City Staff Tips Iheanacho To Start Vs Manchester United
Published: September 08, 2016
In his preview of the upcoming Manchester derby, Manchester City club journalist Mark Booth has predicted that manager Pep Guardiola will start Kelechi Iheanacho in attack on Saturday.The striker position has been the subject of debate following the three-game ban handed to Sergio Aguero, and Booth reckons that the Nig...
Arsenal, Newcastle United Join Race For Youngest Nigerian To Play In Premier League
Published: September 08, 2016
Arsenal and Newcastle United have joined the race for Sunderland’s Nigerian wonderkid Joel Asoro, according to reports. Swedish newspaper Expressen has reported that scouts representing the Gunners and the Championship club were at Swedbank Stadion (Malmö) on Monday night when Sweden U21s took on Spain U21s ...
Kelechi Nwakali Trains With Arsenal First Team Ahead Of Southampton Clash
Published: September 07, 2016
Nigeria U20 skipper Kelechi Nwakali trained with the first team of Arsenal on Wednesday morning.The 18-year-old is still awaiting the outcome of his work permit application before traveling to the Netherlands, where he will remain on loan at MVV Maastricht until the end of this season.Though Nwakali has been registered...
Mikel Thinks The Future Looks Bright For Chelsea After England Win Vs Norway
Published: September 07, 2016
John Obi Mikel has congratulated his Chelsea teammates- Nathaniel Chalobah, Lewis Baker, Ruben Loftus-Cheek - following England U21s 6-1 rout of Norway in a European U21 Championship qualifier on Tuesday evening.To sweeten their appearance for the Three Lions at Colchester Community Stadium, the trio registered their n...
Akpom Accepts Iwobi Is His Best Football Friend At Arsenal
Published: September 05, 2016
Ahead of England’s UEFA European U21 Championship Group 9 Qualifier against Norway , Arsenal striker Chuba Akpom and Newcastle United defender Isaac Hayden took the roommates test.FATV asked both players, who are rooming together at St. George’s Park,  five questions on each other’s career to see...
Nigerian Duo Omitted From Manchester United Europa League Roster
Published: September 05, 2016
Nigerian duo Tosin Kehinde and Matthew Olosunde have been omitted from Manchester United’s Europa League roster submitted to the parent body of European Football, UEFA. The Red Devils manager Jose Mourinho has nominated twenty seven players for his team’s Europa League campaign without including the two tee...
Iheanacho Tipped To Replace Aguero In Starting XI For Manchester United Clash
Published: September 05, 2016
Nigeria international Kelechi Iheanacho is being tipped to replace Sergio Aguero in the starting line-up when City face off against Manchester United in the Manchester derby on Saturday. The Argentinian has been suspended for the Premier League clash at Old Trafford and two other games after an FA charge of violent con...