Capital Cup Round - Up : Young Stars Akpom,Solomon - Otabor, Iorfa In Action; Bright Enobakhare Makes First Start For Wolves
Published: September 22, 2015
Aston Villa have progressed in the Capital Cup on the heels of their 1 - 0 win over Birmingham City at Villa Park with 34,442 spectators in attendance.Former England international Gabriel Agbonlahor was in action for 46 minutes for the home team while youngster Viv Solomon  - Otabor hopped off the bench for The Bl...
Dele Alli Delighted With Win Against Crystal Palace
Published: September 21, 2015
Anglo - Nigerian midfielder Dele Alli was delighted with Tottenham Hostpur’s 1 - 0 win against Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Sunday, and he is eagerly looking forward to the Capital Cup clash against fierce rivals Arsenal.The England youth international was named in the starting line - up for the second...
Odion Ighalo Heaps Praise On Strike Partner Troy Deeney
Published: September 20, 2015
Odion Ighalo has heaped praise on his strike partner Troy Deeney for contributing to his brace against Newcastle United in the latest round of matches played in the Premier League.Of the four goals the Nigeria international has bagged in the top flight so far, three of them were set up by the Watford skipper.“Tro...
Victor Moses Pleased To Score For Fifth Premier League Club
Published: September 19, 2015
In his second Premier League appearance for West Ham, Victor Moses has opened his goalscoring account for the Hammers, assisting the Londoners defeat table toppers Manchester City 2 - 1 on Saturday evening.On six minutes, the Nigeria international beat Joe Hart from long range with a low strike after being fed by Dimit...
Jordon Ibe Eager To Open Liverpool Account
Published: September 19, 2015
Despite dazzling defenses, Jordon Ibe is yet to open his account for Liverpool in 23 appearances to date and the winger has admitted that he is frustrated by that statistic.The England youth international created the consolation goal scored by Christian Benteke in the 3 - 1 loss suffered at the hands of Manchester Unit...
Odion Ighalo On Jordon Ibe Decision : It Will Not Bring Any Problem To Super Eagles
Published: September 17, 2015
Watford striker Odion Ighalo has appealed to supporters of the Super Eagles to respect Liverpool winger Jordon Ibe’s decision to turn out for England instead of the country of his father, Nigeria.Nigeria manager Sunday Oliseh first broke the news on Sunday that the youngster has rejected Nigeria’s advances ...
Watford Striker Ighalo Picks Ronaldo de Lima, Samuel Etoo As Favourite Players
Published: September 17, 2015
In a question and answer session with Watford fans ahead of their Premier League match against Newcastle United, Odion Ighalo has revealed that his favourite footballers of all time are Ronaldo de Lima and Samuel Eto’o.The Nigeria international also disclosed that he would have been a lawyer if had not picked up ...
Angelo Ogbonna Out For Minimum Of One Week
Published: September 17, 2015
Angelo Ogbonna will spend a minimum of one week on the sidelines due to a hamstring complaint and is therefore ruled out of the Premier League tie against Manchester City on Saturday.The Italy international sustained the injury during the first half of The Hammers 2 - 0 win over Newcastle United on Monday night. And co...
Chelsea Loanee Victor Moses Tipped For Premier League Stardom
Published: September 17, 2015
Speaking to the media ahead of West Ham’s clash against Manchester City on Saturday, manager Slaven Bilic has stated that Victor Moses has all the qualities needed to be a success in the Premier League.The Nigeria international was at his best in the 2 - 0 win over Newcastle United on Monday, creating the second ...
Jordon Ibe Eyes Win In Europa League Tie Against Bordeaux
Published: September 17, 2015
Jordon Ibe is confident that Liverpool can start their Europa League campaign with a win tonight against Bordeaux at the Stade Bordeaux-Atlantique. The Reds go into that clash against their French opponents on the back of a poor run, having drawn against Arsenal in the Premier League and losing to Manchester United and...
UEFA Youth League : Tosin Adarabioyo Starts For Man City; Juventus Striker Paul Akpan Named On Bench
Published: September 15, 2015
Manchester City Under 19 manager Patrick Vieira has included England youth international Tosin Adarabioyo in his starting line - up for Tuesday’s  UEFA Youth League clash against Juventus at the Academy Stadium.The highly - rated central defender was the only player of Nigerian descent considered, wi...
Victor Moses Dazzles On West Ham Debut
Published: September 15, 2015
Victor Moses was very solid in attack as he celebrated a winning debut, helping West Ham beat Newcastle United 2 - 0 at Boleyn Ground on Monday night.The Nigeria international almost capped off a fine performance by scoring his maiden goal for The Hammers only to see his shot off the crossbar and Payet was in the right...
Victor Anichebe Remains The Youngest Nigerian Player To Score In Premier League, Hails Iheanacho
Published: September 13, 2015
West Brom striker Victor Anichebe has jumped on the bandwagon in support of Manchester City starlet Kelechi Iheanacho after the teenager opened his account for the English Premier League vice - champions on Saturday.The former Evertonian also had kind words for Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo, whose 59th minute strik...
Samir Nasri, Fernandinho Sing Praises Of Manchester City Teammate Kelechi Iheanacho
Published: September 13, 2015
More Manchester City players have paid tribute to Kelechi Iheanacho for scoring his first goal for the Etihad outfit on Saturday.The Nigeria youth international became the third youngest player to score for The Citizens in the Premier League after Micah Richards and Daniel Sturridge, when he hit target in the 90th minu...
Mourning Uche Ikpeazu Dedicates Third League Goal To Granddad
Published: September 13, 2015
Watford loanee Uche Ikpeazu has dedicated his third league goal of the season in Port Vale colours to his grandfather who passed away earlier this month.The Anglo - Nigerian scored a dramatic winner for The Valiants right at the death in their hard fought 3 - 2 victory against Wigan Athletic at Vale Park (Stoke...