Man City Prodigy Of Nigerian Descent Shortlisted For Premier League 2 POTY Award
Published: May 12, 2018
Talented Manchester City striker of Nigerian descent Lukas Nmecha is in the running for the Premier League 2 best player of the season award.The German-born starlet is set to be rewarded for a sensational breakout season with the Citizens which saw him earn promotion from the youth ranks to play for Pep Guardiola's sen...
Iwobi Poised To Equal Okocha In Key Premier League Stat On Final Day Of Season
Published: May 12, 2018
Arsenal star Alex Iwobi is poised to equal his uncle's career-high eleven Premier League assists if he steps out onto The John Smith's Stadium in West Yorkshire against Huddersfield Town on Sunday afternoon. Okocha racked up eleven assists during his four-year stay with Bolton Wanderers, currently one more than his ...
Iheanacho Partners Alexis In Attack In Premier League Team Of The Week
Published: May 11, 2018
Kelechi Iheanacho has been recognized for his fine display against Arsenal in a rescheduled Premier League clash at the King Power Stadium on Wednesday evening after he was named in the Team of the Week. Football statistics website Whoscored has selected the best performing players for each position for the six Prem...
Chelsea Whizkid Of Nigerian Descent Finally Debuts For England At U17 EURO
Published: May 11, 2018
Chelsea midfielder of Nigerian descent Faustino Anjorin finally made his debut for the Young Lions at the ongoing UEFA European Under-17 Championship after shaking off his injury problems. The number ten did not figure for the world champions in their first two group matches against Israel and Italy before manager...
Victor Moses, Three Other Nigerians Leave With Nothing At Chelsea Annual Awards
Published: May 10, 2018
Four Nigerian players in the ranks of Chelsea received no accolades at Chelsea's End of Season Awards that took place at Olympia in Kensington on Thursday night. Nigeria international Victor Moses represents the first team of the former Premier League champions, while Tariq Uwakwe, Faustino Anjorin and Tushaun Walte...
Race For Man City's Nigerian Starlet Hots Up: Called Up By England & Germany Again
Published: May 10, 2018
Manchester City's Nigeria midfielder Felix Nmecha is spoilt for choice over the national team that he will represent after receiving call-ups from the English FA and the German Federation for international matches this month. This is the second time in 2018 that Nmecha has been summoned to England and Germany U18 te...
Young Nigerian Goalkeeper Takes Big Steps Towards Chelsea Debut
Published: May 10, 2018
Young Nigerian goalkeeper Prince Adegoke enjoyed a major breakthrough on Wednesday in his bid to make his debut for Chelsea U18s after making their 16-man squad for their final game of the season against Arsenal.With Chelsea winning the national title after beating Manchester United 3-0 last weekend, manager Jody Morri...
Nigerian Teenager Helps Man City Set Three Premier League Records On Home Debut
Published: May 10, 2018
Highly-rated German-born Nigerian striker Lukas Nmecha has finally made his home debut for Manchester City, three months after he was promoted to the first team by manager Pep Guardiola.Prior to yesterday's meeting against Brighton & Hove Albion at the Etihad Stadium, the England youth international was on the bench fo...
One-Time Arsenal Target Iheanacho Speaks About That Brilliant Goal For Leicester
Published: May 10, 2018
Kelechi Iheanacho has spoken of his happiness to score his first goal in England against Arsenal on Wednesday evening, and was pleased to start for only the sixth time in the Premier League this season. The Nigeria international netted an important opening goal on 14 minutes when he took advantage of a headed knock d...
'Sometimes Good', 'Ballooned Shot' : Iwobi Rated In Arsenal's Away Defeat To Leicester
Published: May 10, 2018
Nigeria international Alex Iwobi received mostly above average ratings by the English press on Wednesday night at the King Power Stadium where Arsenal were defeated 3-1 in their penultimate game of the season before the curtain falls on the 2017/2018 season.The loss was a seventh successive away game this season, to th...
Chelsea 1 Huddersfield 1: Billing Magnificent, Moses Benched, Argentina GK Flops
Published: May 09, 2018
Huddersfield ensured their Premier League safety after holding Chelsea to a 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday evening.While Nigerian international, Victor Moses was an unused substitute from the encounter and Argentine goalkeeper, Willy Caballero starting in goal for the hosts, Huddersfield midfielder of Nigeria...
Kelechi Nwakali Returns To Arsenal After Successful Loan Spell At MVV
Published: May 09, 2018
Kelechi Nwakali will be returning to Arsenal after a successful loan stint with Dutch Eerste divisie side, MVV Maastricht following the conclusion of their league campaign.Having joined the Gunners in 2016, his chances of turning out for them was stunted as a result of work permit issues.The 2015 U-17 World Cup winner ...
Nigerian Neymar Runs The Show With Spectacular Assist As Porto Beat Arsenal In PLIC Final
Published: May 08, 2018
Arsenal were brought crashing down to earth in their Premier League International Cup showpiece against Porto on Tuesday evening, no thanks to the talents of Nigerian wonder kid, Musa Yahaya who set up the winning goal of the 1-0 defeat.Defensive stalwart Tolaji Bola was named in the hosts starting XI with Aaron Eyoma ...
Tricky Winger Adekanye Torments Chelsea As Liverpool Win Final PL2 Game
Published: May 08, 2018
Immensely talented Nigerian youngster, Bobby Adekanye put in a pivotal display for Liverpool in their 5-1 rout of Chelsea U23s in their final league game on Tuesday evening.Two days ago, it was Nigerian international, Victor Moses who orchestrated Chelsea's 1-0 win over Liverpool but this time, it was the highly-rated ...
Arsenal Midfielder Alex Iwobi Named In Premier League Team Of The Week
Published: May 08, 2018
Nigeria international Alex Iwobi has been named in the Premier League Team of the Week for the latest round of matches ending May 6, 2018.Whoscored has selected the best performing player for each position and the Hale End Academy product was listed among the four midfielders.Iwobi was picked in central midfield along ...