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Mbakogu Nets One In Italian Serie B

Carpi of Italy striker, Jerry Mbakogu was among the thrill makers last weekend in the Azzurri nation’s lower division league, Serie B, as his goal inspired the modest side to a 2-1 victory against Spezia. The 25-year old striker, who had been in awe-inspiring form for the Biancorossi in the Italian second tier, scored his sixth goal of the league ...

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Folarin Balogun Scores For Gunners’ U18s

Arsenal youth team star, Folarin Balogun was on song at the weekend, as he boosted The Gunners’ kids’ surge to the semi-finals of the U-18 Premier League Cup. Balogun was joined by James Olayinka and Bukayo Saka in helping the young gunners to a 5-4 penalty shootout win over Norwich City at Shenley Training Centre on Saturday. At the end ...

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Amaechi, Tola Bola Shine With Arsenal’s Youths

Arsenal’s under-23 squad had Xavier Amaechi and Tola Bola to thank for glorious assists that helped the side eke out a dramatic  3-1 win over Sunderland U23s in the Premier League 2. Pacy winger, Amaechi set up Emile Smith Rowe for the first goal at Eppleton Colliery Football Ground after 24 minutes of Sunday’s match, before John Jules doubled the ...

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Nwakali Loses First Match Back At Maastricht

MVV Maastricht of Holland returnee, Kelechi Nwakali lost his first match back at the Dutch lower division side, but was able to put up a personal show that conveyed hope for a bright future ahead of him. Nwakali made his second debut for the Dutch Eerste Divisie side on Friday, but he could not save them from losing 3-1 to ...

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Sowunmi Happy To Star Against Man United

Yeovil Town defender, Omar Sowunmi has stated delight with his starting role in Friday’s FA Cup clash against Manchester United, despite being unable to save his side from losing 4-0. Sowunmi said he is happy to have played a role in the fourth round fixture, in which Marcus Rashford and Andre Herrera grabbed United’s decisive goals. There were no first ...

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Juventus, Ajax Gun For Owen Otasowie

Wolverhampton Wanderers of England teenager, Owen Otasowie could follow the footsteps of former Super Eagles captain and coach, Sunday OgorchukwuOliseh as the next Nigerian to star for Juventus of Italy and Ajax Amsterdam of Holland, following reported interest from both clubs in him. Aside interest from both clubs that once paid the wages of Oliseh during his heyday, Otasowie is ...

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Rohr Sure of Eagles Victory against Angola

It is certain and no more new that Nigeria will meet Angola in the quarterfinal of the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) on Sunday at the Stade Ibn Batouta, Tangier. Angola finished second in Group D with five points after a goalless draw encounter with Congo on Wednesday night at the Le Grand Stade, Agadir. As Congo finished the group ...

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Faleye Says Angola Can’t Stop Eagles

Super Eagles sensational attacking midfielder, Sunday Faleye has allayed fear on football loving Nigerians that the current CHAN Eagles has what it takes to stop Angola in the quarter finals of the Africa Nation’s Cup tournaments going on in Morocco. Ikorodu born player who emotionally celebrated his winning goal against Libya said that the current CHAN team is an indivisible ...

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Ameobi On New Life At Notts County, Love for Newcastle – And Respect For Benitez

Once a Magpie, always a Magpie. Once synonymous with the black and white stripes of Newcastle United, his hometown club, Shola Ameobi’s still going strong at Notts County. So too is Alan Smith. And the manager is Kevin Nolan, Ameobi’s former United team-mate. The club is second in League Two – and Ameobi’s having a “blast”. “There’s something about the ...

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2018 FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup Qualifying: Basetsana Arrive For Falconets Challenge

South Africa’s delegation to Saturday’s 2018 FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup qualifying clash with Nigeria’s Falconets has landed in Benin City ahead of the encounter. The Basetsana crashed 0-2 to the two –time World Cup silver medalists in the first leg in Polokwane penultimate weekend and know they have a mountain to climb against Chris Danjuma’s maidens at the Samuel ...

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