Man City More Or Less Confirm Nigerian Defender Has Been Promoted To First Team (Photo )
Published: September 17, 2016
Premier League club Manchester City have more or less confirmed that Nigerian defender Tosin Adarabioyo has been promoted to their first team for the 2016-2017 campaign.The Citizens posted on their official social media accounts the team photo , with the tall central defender and Kelechi Iheanacho, as you would expect,...
Ten Interesting Facts About Liverpool New Kid On The Block, Ovie Ejaria
Published: September 17, 2016
If you are fan of Liverpool and Nigerian football, Ovie Ejaria should not be a new name for you. Here are ten interesting facts about the midfielder. 1) Ejaria was born on November 18,1997 in London, England to Nigerian parents and is eligible to play for the two nations. 2) Progressed through the ranks before making h...
Why Was Moses Introduced In The 83rd Minute Vs Liverpool? Chelsea Coach Explains
Published: September 17, 2016
Chelsea coach Antonio Conte has explained why he had to bring on Victor Moses and two other substitutes with seven minutes remaining in his team’s 2-1 loss to Liverpool on Friday night. Prior to the clash at Stamford Bridge, the Blues had netted nine times in the English top-flight, with five of those strikes com...
Moses Suits Up For The 50th Time, Ejaria Benched, Mikel Missing As Chelsea Lose To Liverpool
Published: September 16, 2016
Super Eagles creator Victor Moses suited up for the 50th time in a Chelsea shirt in their 2-1 loss to Liverpool on game week five in the Premier League at Stamford Bridge on Friday night.The 25-year-old achieved the milestone when he came off the bench in the 83rd minute, replacing Brazil star Willian.Liverpool wer...
Nigeria U20 Skipper Nwakali Makes Professional Debut For MVV Wearing Number Ten Jersey
Published: September 16, 2016
Flying Eagles skipper Kelechi Nwakali made his competitive debut for Dutch club MVV Maastricht in their 1-0 victory over Ajax Amsterdam II in the Eerste Divisie on Friday night.The attacking midfielder started the game staged at the De Geusselt on the bench before his introduction by manager Ron Elsen in the se...
FLASHBACK : Liverpool Midfielder Ejaria Explains Why He Left Nigeria Camp In 2013
Published: September 16, 2016
Liverpool wonderkid Ovie Ejaria has explained why he failed to make the Golden Eaglets squad ahead of the 2013 Fifa Under 17 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates.The Londoner has fond memories of training with the Nigeria U17s three years ago and enjoyed spending time with Kelechi Iheanacho (Manchester City) and Isaac...
Poor Man Paul Pogba, Ejaria : I Try To Play With No Fear
Published: September 16, 2016
Former Golden Eaglets trainee Ovie Ejaria is hoping to get some minutes for the first team of Liverpool in competitive fixtures before the end of the 2016-2017 season. The central midfielder has seen his stock rise in the last few weeks thanks to his brilliant displays for the Reds main squad during pre-season training...
Chelsea Confirm Nigeria Stars Mikel, Moses Will Reach Club Milestones If...
Published: September 15, 2016
Through their official website, Premier League club Chelsea have confirmed that Nigeria internationals John Obi Mikel and Victor Moses are set for club milestones if they are given a run out against Liverpool on Friday, September 16.If Mikel steps out onto the Stamford Bridge turf, it would be his 250th appearance in t...
Ameobi EPL Appearance Record Not Within The Reach Of Mikel Unless He Extends Chelsea Contract
Published: September 15, 2016
Super Eagles skipper John Obi Mikel is forty nine games away from equaling the appearance record for a Nigerian player in the Premier League currently held by Shola Ameobi, allnigeriasoccer.com can report. Since making his debut for Chelsea, the defensive midfielder has racked up 249 games in the English top-flight and...
Iheanacho V Rashford : Who Is The Better Striker? Fifa 17 Provide Answers
Published: September 15, 2016
EA Sports reckon that Manchester United teenage sensation Marcus Rashford is a better striker than Nigerian whizkid Kelechi Iheanacho, based on the ratings of both players. The England international is rated 76 overall, while Manchester City striker Iheanacho was awarded 74.Rashford also received higher ratings that th...
Champions League Wrap: Iheanacho Closes Scoring; Musa Hops Off Bench; Dele Logs 90 Minutes In Spurs Loss
Published: September 14, 2016
Catch up on the performances of players of Nigerian descent in the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday night.Kelechi Iheanacho scored his first-ever goal in the Champions League in Manchester City’s 4-0 rout of Borussia Mönchengladbach.  The Nigeria international came off the bench in the 83rd minute, t...
Arsenal Fans Disagree With Iwobi, Named Third Best Player Vs PSG
Published: September 14, 2016
Arsenal fans have voted for their Man of the Match in Tuesday night’s Champions League meeting between the Gunners and Paris Saint-Germain which ended 1-1, the official website of the London club is reporting. Nigeria international Alex Iwobi was the third best Arsenal player on the Parc des Princes, Paris pitch,...
Ighalo Is Leading Nigerian Marksman In EPL, Ahead Of Iheanacho, Moses, Musa
Published: September 14, 2016
Watford striker Odion Ighalo is among the top fifteen marksmen in the Premier League after four rounds, the Premier League has published on its official webpage.The former Lyn Oslo and Granada star has started all the games contested by the Hornets in the English top-flight this termFrom his last nine shots, Ighalo has...
Next Ahmed Musa Shows Flashes Of Potential On Debut For Leicester In UYL
Published: September 14, 2016
Young Nigerian winger Layton Ndukwu made his debut in the UEFA Youth League as Leicester City were beaten 2-1 by Club Brugge on Tuesday in their first-ever appearance in the competition. The 18-year-old was selected in the starting XI at the Schiervelde Stadium and went the distance, during which time he showed flashes...
Unstoppable Nigerian Whizkid & Chelsea Loanee Takes His Tally To 8 Goals From 9 Games
Published: September 14, 2016
Nigerian teenage striker Tammy Abraham took his tally to eight goals in nine matches for Bristol City after notching a brace in their 3-2 loss to Sheffield Wednesday in the Championship on Tuesday night.The Chelsea loanee opened scoring at Hillsborough Stadium in the 33rd minute, and grabbed his second goal six minutes...