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Leicester Coach Gives Iheanacho New Role

Leicester City manager, Craig Shakespeare has suggested that summer arrival, Kelechi Iheanacho could play in a role slightly different from what he enjoyed at Manchester City. While Shakespeare confirmed that Iheanacho could partner Jamie Vardy in attack, he also said the Nigerian is versatile as he can play in different roles, even as a play maker or as a lone ...

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Wien Confirm Transfer Interest In Kayode

Austria Wien sporting director, Franz Wohlfart has confirmed that the club ‘s top scorer last season, Olarewaju Kayode is in talks with a club in England, over possible transfer this summer. English Premier League sides, Watford and Newcastle United have both sounded out Kayode and, though Wohlfart did not mention any particular side, he admitted that the 24-year-old attacker is ...

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CHAN Eagles Settle In Cotonou

The home-based Eagles arrived in Cotonou, Benin Republic earlier today, as the Nigerian B-team moved early to settle down ahead of Sunday’s Championship of African Nations (CHAN) qualifier against their hosts. The Nigerian contingent departed their base in the northern city of Kano on a domestic flight to Lagos on Friday morning and, after resting a while following their arrival ...

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VV Venlo Open Talks With Nwakali

Newly-promoted Dutch Eredivisie side VVV Venlo are hoping to clinch the signature of Chile 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup-winning Golden Eaglets captain, Kelechi Nwakali. This comes just a week after the Limburg-based club, dramatically, dismissed speculation linking them with a move for the attacking midfielder. However, the story has now changed, as VVV coach, Maurice Steijn has confirmed that talks ...

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Henry Thumbs Up Leicester Over Iheanacho

Former Arsenal goal king Thierry Henry has hailed Leicester City signing of Nigerian forward Kelechi Iheanacho from Manchester City referring to him as an excellent signing while saying he is eager to see the way the prolific Nigerian will fit into Leicester City’s model. “It’s an amazing opportunity for him,” he said. “I think back to Manuel Pellegrini’s time last ...

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Okiki Arrives At Kaizer Chiefs

Kaizer Chiefs are continuing their hunt for a new striker, with Nigerian forward Okiki Afolabi, the latest player to go on trial to make his way to Naturena. The Amakhosi have had several players on trial with the club over the last few months as Steve Komphela looks to bolster his squad ahead of the new season, with the likes ...

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Iheanacho To Lead City’s Attack Against Arsenal

2017-18 English Premier League (EPL) season begins  with Nigerian new signing Kelechi Iheanacho penned to lead Leicester City’s attack in the opener match against Arsenal. Leicester City manager Craig Shakespeare believes Jamie Vardy and Nigerian Iheanacho can form a potent strike partnership, Iheanacho, a £25million signing from Manchester City, came off the substitutes’ bench and within minutes teed up Vardy ...

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Austria Wien Confirm Talks With Newcastle Over Olarewaju

Super Eagles of Nigeria forward Olarewaju Kayode is presently not in Austria according to the Sporting Director of his Austrian club Austria Wien as he is in talks with a team over his possible transfer from the club. Franz Wohlfart revealed the 24 year old is closing in on a move away from the club, but didn’t mention his possible ...

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Viking Adegbenro To Join Bursaspor Next Week

Viking of Norway hot in demand Nigerian striker Samuel Adegbenro will join Turkish side Bursaspor next week after a breakthrough in talks regarding his transfer. According to Owngoalnigeria.com, Viking rejected Bursaspor’s bid of €1m for the forward, but the Turkish side have improved their bid to €1.5m according to sources in Norway and the new bid is said to be ...

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Super Eagles Arrive Cotonou Ahead Of CHAN Qualifier

Super Eagles B Team has arrived in Cotonou, Benin Republic ahead of this weekend’s 2018 CHAN qualifier, Naijafootballplus.com can report. The Home-Based Super Eagles will take on Benin Republic in the first leg of the final round of the CHAN qualifiers on Sunday at the Stade de Mathieu Kerekou. Super Eagles chief coach Salisu Yusuf on Thursday named 20 NPFL ...

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