Odion Ighalo Says Game Plan Was Executed To Perfection
Published: December 06, 2015
Odion Ighalo was pleased to score for the ninth time in the Premier League this season as Watford defeated Norwich City 2-0.The Nigeria national - teamer said their game plan was executed to perfection as they stopped the opponents from playing their own game and reckons that it was one of their best performances of th...
Chelsea Loanee Victor Moses Suffers Hamstring Injury
Published: December 05, 2015
Victor Moses, 24,  faces another spell on the sidelines after picking up an injury in West Ham’s goalless draw with Manchester United in the Premier League on Saturday.The Nigeria international will have to undergo a scan to ascertain the extent of damage and the number of weeks he will spend in the treatmen...
Premier League Wrap : Ighalo & Alli Score; Iheanacho Comes Off Bench; Anichebe, Iwobi, Onomah & Ilori Benched
Published: December 05, 2015
Catch up on the performance of players of Nigerian descent in the English Premier League on Saturday.Ex Golden Eaglet sensation Kelechi Iheanacho played 33 minutes of Manchester City’s shock 2 - 0 loss to Stoke City at Britannia Stadium . It was the 19 - year - old’s 10th appearance in the English Premier L...
Alex Iwobi Returns To Arsenal First Team
Published: December 04, 2015
Alex Iwobi trained with the first team of Arsenal at London Colney on Friday ahead of the visit of Sunderland in the Premier League on Saturday.The 19 - year - old might make the bench tomorrow against the Black Cats, with Mikel Arteta, Jack Wilshere, Alexis Sanchez and Santi Cazorla all sidelined through injury.Iwobi...
League Cup Team News : Aluko, Odubajo & Akpom Start, Iheanacho On The Bench
Published: December 01, 2015
Despite Argentina star Sergio Aguero rested after picking up a knock against Southampton, Manchester City manager Pellegrini has left out Kelechi Iheanacho from his starting line - up for Tuesday night’s League Cup quarter - final against Hull City.But the Nigeria international is expected to feature for The Citi...
Hamstring Injury Rules Peter Odemwingie Out Of Capital Cup Clash Against Sheffield Wednesday
Published: December 01, 2015
Peter Odemwingie will miss Stoke City’s Capital One Cup Quarter-Final tie against Sheffield Wednesday on Tuesday due to injury.The 34 - year - old recently sat out games against Southampton and Sunderland in the Premier League and it has now come to light that the experienced striker is battling a hamstring compl...
Premier League Team News : Mikel & Onomah Start From Bench In London Derby
Published: November 29, 2015
Nigeria international John Obi Mikel has made the 18 - man squad for Chelsea’s Premier League tie against Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane, but will start on the bench.The defensive midfielder has not made the Blues starting XI since he took to the field in the champions 3-1 loss to Liverpool at Stamford Brid...
English Premier League Wrap: Ighalo & Barkley Continue Fine Form, Iheanacho Watches From Bench
Published: November 28, 2015
Nigeria international Odion Ighalo continued his rich vein of form in the English Premier League with his eighth goal of the season in Watford’s 3 - 2 win over Aston Villa in the 14th round.In the 17th minute, the former Lyn Oslo star slotted past Guzan after a rebound fell to him. He lasted the distance while te...
Ike Ugbo Strikes Twice As Chelsea Thrash Leicester City
Published: November 28, 2015
England youth international Ike Ugbo struck twice as Chelsea romped to a 5 - 0 win over Leicester City in the Barclays Under-18 Premier League on Saturday afternoon at Cobham.The 17 - year - old broke the deadlock when he tapped in  Maddox’s cross beyond Bramley for his tenth goal of the season.Ike Ugbo doub...
Premier League Team News : Ighalo, Barkley Start; Iheanacho & Anya Benched; Odemwingie & Agbonlahor Frozen Out
Published: November 28, 2015
Nigeria international Odion Ighalo will make his 13th start in the Premier League in Watford’s clash against Aston Villa at Villa Park in Birmingham.Scotland international is on the bench for the Hornets while Gabriel Agbonlahor is not in The Lions 18 - man squad.England midfielder Ross Barkley has been picked in...
Sheyi Ojo Relishing Confrontation With Ex Team MK Dons
Published: November 27, 2015
Sheyi Ojo is looking forward to Saturday’s Championship clash between Wolves and his old club MK Dons, where he spent four years prior to his move to Anfield in 2011.The Liverpool loanee has made 15 appearances for Wolves in the second - tier this season, missing just two fixtures against Queens Park Rangers and ...
Hull City Manager Pleased With Sone Aluko Return To Action
Published: November 24, 2015
Hull City manager, Steve Bruce, was pleased to see Nigeria international Sone Aluko return to action last weekend against Bristol City.With Michael Dawson and Andrew Robertson ruled out of Friday night’s fixture against Derby County due to injury and suspension respectively, the reappearance of Aluko and two othe...
Bright Enobakhare To Resume Training With Wolves After Compassionate Leave
Published: November 23, 2015
Wolverhampton Wanderers have announced via their official webpage that Nigerian forward Bright Enobakhare will resume training with the club sometime this week.The 17 - year - old was granted compassionate leave to attend to a family issue, only for the youngster to extend it to two weeks without the authorization of t...
Jose Mourinho Will Not Be Fired - Michael Emenalo
Published: November 20, 2015
Chelsea Technical Director Michael Emenalo has played down suggestions that the English champions are set to sack manager Jose Mourinho following a poor run of results.The former Nigeria international has reiterated that club owner Roman Abramovich has given his backing to the Portuguese coach.“Right now, the sta...
Sone Aluko Resumes Full Training With Hull City
Published: November 19, 2015
Sone Aluko is poised to return to action this weekend when Hull City tackle Bristol City after being inactive in the Championship for close to a month.During the international break, he returned to full training and featured in two games for The Tigers Under 21 squad.Aluko played the whole of Hull City’s 2 - 1 wi...