Victor Moses Shines Off The Bench But Chelsea Lose 1-0 To West Ham
Published: December 09, 2017
Victor Moses dropped to the bench in the only change from the team that drew with Atletico Madrid in the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday, with Marcos Alonso taking his place, as Chelsea lost 1-0 to West Ham in the Premier League this afternoon.The Hammers began the game on the front foot and deservedly took the lead j...
Nigerian Trio Directly Involved In Three Goals As Arsenal U18 Make It Five Wins In A Row
Published: December 09, 2017
Arsenal U18s won their fifth game in a row across all competitions by thrashing Swansea City 3-0 on the road at Swansea City FC Youth Academy Training Centre on Saturday afternoon.England youth international Xavier Amaechi continued his fine form in front of goal, giving the Gunners the lead after seven minutes, and th...
New Mikel, Anjorin Star As Spurs & Chelsea Play Out Eight-Goal Thriller In U18PL
Published: December 09, 2017
Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea shared the spoils in a 4-4 thriller in an U18 Premier League encounter staged at Hotspur Way Training Centre (London) on Saturday, with four players of Nigerian parentage making the match day squad for their respective teams.England U17 World Cup-wining defender Timothy Eyoma started for t...
Super Eagles Star Alex Iwobi Names The One Arsenal Player He Looks Up To
Published: December 08, 2017
Nigeria international Alex Iwobi has admitted that he looks up to England star Theo Walcott at Arsenal.Like Walcott, Iwobi was tipped for stardom at a young age and has made the grade after breaking into the Gunners first team towards the end of the 2015-2016 season.This season, the Hale End Academy product has been ca...
New Everton Hero Ademola Lookman : I Should Have Scored A Hat-Trick
Published: December 08, 2017
Everton winger Ademola Lookman was disappointed not to bag a hat-trick in the Premier League team's 3-0 rout of Apollon Limassol in the Europa League on Thursday evening.The England U21 international of Nigerian parentage has been talk of the town after his first-half brace helped the Toffees beat the Cypriots opponent...
Arsenal 6 BATE Borisov 0 : Iwobi Not In 18, Akpom Benched
Published: December 07, 2017
Arsenal cruised into the next round of the Europa League in some style, running riot over BATE Borisov in the final group game, with Arsene Wenger's charges displaying their ruthless attacking edge over their hapless visitors in a 6-0 victory.Super Eagles attacker Alex Iwobi was not in the 18-man squad to face the Bela...
Lookman Puts On A Show In Everton's Big Win, Praised By Manager
Published: December 07, 2017
Ademola Lookman has been praised by Everton first-team coach Craig Shakespeare on the back of his display for the Premier League club in their 3-0 rout of Apollon Limassol in the Europa League on Thursday.The England U21 star of Nigerian descent netted his first goals of the season for the Toffees in their comfortable ...
Javier Mascherano Explains Why He Flopped Against Nigeria : I Was Physically Tired
Published: December 07, 2017
Barcelona defender Javier Mascherano has opened up on why he didn't play well in Argentina's 4-2 loss to Nigeria in an international friendly in Krasnodar last month. What the Nigerian fans took away from the performance of Alex Iwobi against the two-time world champions was when the Arsenal winger embarrassed Maschera...
Pep Guardiola Pleased With Nigerian Defender : Everyone Saw He's A Talented Player
Published: December 07, 2017
Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola was pleased with the contribution of Manchester-born Nigerian defender Tosin Adarabioyo despite his side losing 2-1 to FC Shakhtar Donetsk in the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday night.The promising central defender started on the right side of a three-man central defense and was i...
(Photo) Chelsea Send Scouts To Watch In-Form Nigeria Defender Omeruo Vs Fenerbahçe
Published: December 07, 2017
Premier League champions Chelsea continue to monitor the performance of in-form Nigeria defender Kenneth Omeruo, who is spending the whole of this season on loan at Turkish Super Lig club Kasimpasa.Turkish scout Tarkan Batgün has confirmed via Twitter that Chelsea scouts Eddie Newton and Christophe Lollichon watched O...
CSKA Moscow's Aaron Samuel Fails To Show Off To Arsenal, Tottenham In Manchester
Published: December 07, 2017
CSKA Moscow's Nigeria international Aaron Samuel could not show off his skills to representatives of top Premier League teams in his team's 2-1 loss to Manchester United in the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday night.According to reporting by Ria Sport, scouts representing Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur and Borussia Dortmun...
Shakhtar Donetsk 2 Manchester City 1 : Young Nigerian Defender Puts In Impressive Shift
Published: December 06, 2017
Manchester City fell to a shock 2-1 defeat to Shakhtar Donetsk in the UEFA Champions League, their first of the season though the result did little to change anything about their progression to the next round.Tosin Adarabioyo made his first start in the competition this campaign for the Citizens as Pep Guardiola looked...
Liverpool 7 Spartak Moscow 0 : Solanke Benched, African Stars Score
Published: December 06, 2017
Liverpool ran out 7-0 winners over Spartak Moscow in the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday evening to seal their passage to the next phase of the competition as group winners.The 20-year old Dominic Solanke was named on the substitutes bench for the Merseyside club and watched on as his side made a glittering start in...
Arsenal & Man Utd Amongst Clubs That Monitored Switzerland Defender Of Nigerian Descent
Published: December 06, 2017
Several Premier League clubs plus teams based in Italy, Germany, France and Spain watched Benfica take on Basel in the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday night, according to reports.Scouts In Attendance has confirmed that Arsenal, Manchester United, Crystal Palace, Tottenham Hotspur, Watford, West Ham, Swansea City, Ever...
Ex-Nigeria U17 Trainee Battles AFOTY Nominees Mane, Salah For Liverpool Goal Of The Month
Published: December 06, 2017
Former Golden Eaglets trainee Ovie Ejaria has been nominated for Liverpool's Goal of the Month for November 2017 and must see off competition from some illustrious African footballers to win the accolade.Goals from Egypt dazzler Mohamed Salah and Senegal star Sadio Mané are also up for the award along with strikes fro...