Liverpool's Nigerian Loanee Nets First Professional Goal
Published: May 06, 2018
Former Nigeria U17 invitee Ovie Ejaria netted his first professional goal as relegated Sunderland beat second-tier champions Wolverhampton Wanderers on the final day of the season.The Liverpool loanee and Joel Asoro put in a full shift for the Black Cats while Wolves Nigerian-born striker Bright Enobakhare entered into...
Ex-Nigeria U15 Invitee David Kasumu Makes League Debut For MK Dons
Published: May 06, 2018
Teenage Nigerian midfielder David Kasumu made his league debut for MK Dons in their 1-0 win over Shrewsbury Town on the final day of the regular season in League One.The 18-year-old came off the bench in the 80th minute for his maiden appearance for MK Dons in the league, a reward for the youngster after impressing for...
EPL Wrap: Iheanacho & Abraham Subbed In; Ndidi & Okaka Out; Ibe Benched
Published: May 05, 2018
A round-up of Nigerian players that were in action for their respective clubs in the English Premier League on Saturday, May 5th.The Nigerian players with dual nationalities and have played competitively for the senior national teams of other countries have been omitted.In the early kick off at the Bet365 stadium, Stok...
'New Obi Mikel' Helps Chelsea Youngsters Win Fourth Trophy Of The Season
Published: May 05, 2018
Chelsea were crowned the U18 Premier League champions after routing Manchester United 3-0 in the final of the national U18 Premier League at the Leigh Sports Village Stadium on Saturday afternoon.While Chelsea's immensely talented Nigerian winger, Faustino Anjorin who is away on international duty for England U17s was ...
U17 Euros England 2 Israel 1: Two Players Of Nigerian Descent Debut, Saka Wins Penalty
Published: May 04, 2018
England toppled Israel 2-1 in their opening game of the 2018 UEFA European Under-17 Championship played at the Proact Stadium, Chesterfield on Friday evening, with as many as four Nigerian youngsters starring for the young Three Lions.Manchester City's Nathan Ogbeta who made his debut for the team, Arsenal duo of Xavie...
Man Utd Linked Striker Dubbed The New Zlatan Ibrahimovic Has The World At His Feet
Published: May 04, 2018
It must be brought to reckoning that Norwich City most prized Nigerian asset, Adam Idah has had quite a banner year for the club's U18s which has culminated in many breakthroughs for the youngster.Aged just 17, the talented striker has already courted interest from Manchester United who have likened him to their former...
Chelsea's Tino Anjorin Handed Iconic No 10 Jersey Previously Worn By Moses At U17 Euros
Published: May 04, 2018
Chelsea wonderkid of Nigerian descent Faustino Anjorin has been handed the iconic number ten jersey by the England U17s for the 2018 UEFA European Under-17 Championship which began in England on Friday.There is plenty of history behind that shirt number as it is worn by Nigeria international Victor Moses when he won th...
Wenger Very, Very Sad Arsenal's Europa League Dream Has Died
Published: May 03, 2018
Arsenal were one game away from reaching the Europa League final but crashed out in the semifinal after losing 2-1 on aggregate to Atletico Madrid at the Estadio Wanda Metropolitano on Thursday night.Speaking post-match, departing manager Arsene Wenger was disappointed that the Gunners were unable to reach the final.''...
Iwobi Will Not Reach 100-Game Milestone This Season As Arsenal's UEL Run Ends
Published: May 03, 2018
Diego Costa struck the only goal of the game to send Arsene Wenger and Arsenal packing from the UEFA Europa League in their second leg meeting at the Wanda Metropolitano on Thursday evening.Alex Iwobi who brushed aside injury worries to be included in the visitors traveling party was not afforded game time from the ben...
Victor Moses Won't Be Happy With Referee For Chelsea Vs Liverpool Clash
Published: May 03, 2018
Victor Moses won't be happy with the referee that will take charge of the crucial Premier League meeting between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on Sunday, May 6.The Premier League has announced on its official website that Manchester native Anthony Taylor will officiate the game week 37 fixture, and h...
Man City's Nigerian Captain Scores Twice, Provides Assist In 5-0 Rout Of Tottenham PL2
Published: May 02, 2018
Manchester City's Nigerian striker, Lukas Nmecha was in his inspirational best on Wednesday evening, scoring twice and setting up another for the U23s in a 5-0 whitewash of Tottenham in the final game of the Premier League 2 Division One season at The Lamex Stadium.The young Citizens were skippered by Nigerian striker,...
Mikel, Kanu, Yakubu Make List Of Premier League's Most Influential African Players of All Time
Published: May 02, 2018
Following the runaway success of Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah in the Premier League this season, the football experts at The History of African Success have looked back through the-history-of-african-success.com in the English Premier League to find out who were the most influential players of all time. Using their exc...
Chelsea Plan To Sell NFF Target To Fund Deal For Anthony Martial
Published: May 02, 2018
Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has started making plans for summer reinforcements and one of the players being linked with a move to Stamford Bridge is Manchester United's Anthony Martial, according to reports.The Daily Mail says Chelsea will go in for Manchester United wantaway forward Anthony Martial and the Blues wi...
England Striker Beats Iheanacho To Leicester City Goal Of The Season
Published: May 02, 2018
Kelechi Iheanacho has missed out on Leicester City's Goal of the Season award for the 2017-2018 season.The Taye Academy product had been nominated for the accolade along with Jamie Vardy (4), Riyad Mahrez (4) and Shinji Okazaki on the 10-goal shortlist.At Tuesday's End of Season dinner, England star striker Jamie Vardy...
Official: Ndidi Named Leicester City Young Player Of The Season Again
Published: May 01, 2018
Nigeria international Wilfred Ndidi has been named as Leicester City's Young Player of the Season for the second year running at the club's end of season awards on Tuesday evening.The defensive midfielder beat England U21 internationals Ben Chilwell and Demarai Gray to the award.Ndidi joined Leicester City in January 2...