Promising Nigerian Youngster Could Make Manchester United Debut Against Crystal Palace
Published: May 18, 2017
Promising Nigerian defender Matthew Olosunde may eventually make his Manchester United first-team debut against Crystal Palace on the final day of the 2016-17 season on Sunday, May 21.The United States youth international had been on the brink of playing his first competitive game for the Red Devils when he traveled to...
Arsenal Winger Iwobi Reveals The Key Area Of His Game He Has To Improve
Published: May 17, 2017
Arsenal winger Alex Iwobi has acknowledged that he has to add goals to his game and hopes to force his way back into the team. The Nigeria international had been snubbed for the last eight matches in the Premier League before manager Wenger gave him a run out in Tuesday night's 2-0 win versus Sunderland, but he coul...
Former Liverpool Defender Could Be Back In The Premier League
Published: May 17, 2017
Former Portugal youth international Tiago Ilori could return to the Premier League next season, less than five months after he departed Liverpool. The versatile defender returned to Reading's starting eleven in the second leg of the playoff semifinal against Fulham at the Madejski Stadium on Tuesday night. Ilori...
Ex-Arsenal Youth-Teamer Robson-Kanu Reacts After Scoring Against Manchester City
Published: May 17, 2017
Hal Robson-Kanu was delighted to score his third Premier League goal of the season against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday night, and has said that West Brom gave the Citizens a run for their money but were unlucky to lose. The Wales international netted in the 87th minute after a great cross from C...
Iwobi Shines As Arsenal Maintain Pursuit Of Man City, Liverpool With Win
Published: May 16, 2017
Arsenal maintained the pressure in their top four pursuit after beating Sunderland 2-0 at the Emirates Stadium on Tuesday night. The home team had by far the better chances in the first half but it remained goalless at the break, thanks to superb goalkeeping by Black Cats' Jordan Pickford.On the brink of half time, Aar...
Three Nigerian Strikers Doubtful To Face Arsenal In The Premier League On Tuesday
Published: May 16, 2017
It is all but confirmed that Victor Anichebe will not be in action at the Emirates Stadium on Tuesday night when Sunderland square off against Arsenal in their penultimate game of the season.The Super Eagles star limped out of action against Swansea after 37 minutes last weekend, and the Black Cats manager David Moyes ...
Ex-England Star Reveals Chelsea Ace Victor Moses Best Position
Published: May 16, 2017
Former England international Jamie Redknapp has praised Antonio Conte for making Victor Moses fulfill his potential this season after deploying him in the right wing-back role.Before the 2016-2017 campaign, the Nigeria international spent three consecutive seasons on loan at Liverpool, Stoke City and West Ham to enable...
Ndidi Honoured To Beat England Internationals To Leicester Young Player Of The Season Award
Published: May 16, 2017
Wilfred Ndidi is delighted to win Leicester City's Young Player of the Season award for the 2016-2017 campaign, beating some of the outstanding talents in the Premier League in the process. Two England U21 internationals Demarai Gray and Ben Chilwell were pipped to the award by the Super Eagles rising star, and he h...
Watford To Investigate Nigerian Striker For Arguing With Teammate After Chelsea Loss
Published: May 16, 2017
Watford coach Walter Mazzarri will investigate an argument between strikers Stefano Okaka and Troy Deeney after their entertaining 4-3 loss to champions Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Monday night.  The Italy international of Nigerian descent equalized for the Hornets in the 74th minute (3-3), but the visitors were...
Nigerian Prodigy Tosin Kehinde Wows Man Utd Boss Mourinho Against Older Opponents
Published: May 16, 2017
Nigerian prodigy Tosin Kehinde managed to convince Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho when the Portuguese observed him at close quarters on Monday night in a Premier League 2 fixture against Tottenham Hotspur.According to an onlooker at Old Trafford and Manchester United youth team expert, the 18-year-old midfielder ...
Wilfred Ndidi Scoops Leicester City Young Player Of The Season Award
Published: May 15, 2017
Nigeria international Wilfred Ndidi has won Leicester City's Young Player of the Season award at their end of season awards on Monday night.The central midfielder won the award on the back of some brilliant performances for the Foxes following his transfer from Racing Genk in the January transfer window. Ndidi has made...
Manchester United Coach Mourinho Runs The Rule Over Two Nigerian Wonderkids
Published: May 15, 2017
Manchester United U23s ended the season in sixth place following their 3-2 win over Tottenham Hotspur in a Premier League 2 encounter at Old Trafford on Monday night.Two very promising Nigerian teenagers Matthew Olosunde and Tosin Kehinde put in an impressive full shift for the Red Devils.Olosunde, who traveled with th...
Eupen Striker Onyekuru In Advanced Talks Over Move To Premier League
Published: May 15, 2017
Nigerian striker Henry Onyekuru is attracting interest from the English Premier League, according to Sky Sports.The representatives of the Eupen frontman have told the British television channel that he wants to play in England and talks with two unnamed clubs are progressing well.Club Brugge and Anderlecht have regist...
Kelechi Nwakali Picks Up Arsenal Award, Named Most Outstanding Loanee
Published: May 15, 2017
Nigeria U20 international Kelechi Nwakali picked up an award at the alternative end of season awards by highly-respected Arsenal youth team expert Jeorge Bird.The attacking midfielder has been named one of Arsenal's best performing youth players this season, and won the Best Loanee award.''Krystian Bielik was excellent...
Tottenham's Dele, Only Player Of Nigerian Descent, Nominated For Premier League Award
Published: May 15, 2017
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli has been nominated for the Premier League seasonal awards.The England star is in the running to be named Player of the Season, and has to see off competition from teammates Harry Kane and Jan Vertonghen, Chelsea trio Eden Hazard, Cesar Azpilicueta and N'Golo Kante.The other nomine...