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Obafemi Martins named Seattle Sounders MVP and golden boot winner

Nigeria International striker Obafemi Martins was named the Seattle Sounders’ Team MVP for the second consecutive year on Friday, becoming only one of two players in franchise history to win the award multiple times. Martins also won the team’s Golden Boot after...

William Troost-Ekong: Liverpool and Manchester City wanted me

23-year-old Nigeria international defender William Troost-Ekong who once played for Tottenham has revealed that Liverpool and Manchester City were also interested in him as a youngster. Speaking to ELF Voetbal last week about his time in England, the Nigerian international now with Belgian team...

Kayode Olarenwaju happy for Super Eagles call up, confirms readiness with goal

Former Nigeria youth international Kayode Olarenwaju is glad to finally get called up by Super Eagles coach Rohr ahead of Nigeria's double friendlies against Senegal and Burkina Faso. He scored a goal for his Austrian club Vienna in 3-0 win over...

No pressure on Iheanacho, he just has to do his job – Guardiola

Manchester City gaffer Pep Guardiola has urged Super Eagles striker Kelechi Iheanacho to deputise well in the absence of the suspended Sergio Aguero. Iheanacho, 20, scored City's equaliser in their 1-1 home draw against Celtic in the UEFA Champions League on...

Iheancho was betrayed by Pep after his sacrifices for Man City – Manu Garba

Former Golden Eaglets coach Manu Garba thinks Kelechi Iheanacho was betrayed by his manager Pep Guardiola at Manchester City because of lack of playing time in recent times. Iheanacho has missed the Citizens recent seven games and has been left out...

Omeruo scores own goal in Alanyaspor’s home loss to Emenike’s Fenerbahce

Super Eagles defender, Kenneth Omeruo scored an own goal as his Turkish Super Lig side Aytemiz Alanyaspor lost 2-3 at home to Fenerbahce SK in a league game on Friday. Chilean forward, Junior Fernandes opened scoring quite early two minutes...

World Cup qualifiers: Odion Ighalo set for Nigeria recall

Nigeria head coach Gernot Rohr is glad to see Leon Balogun regain his full fitness ahead of World Cup qualifiers against Cameroon. Nigeria will face Cameroon in two legs in 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers in Uyo, Nigeria on 31 August...

OFFICIAL: Chisom Egbuchulam completes move to Swedish club

Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) most valuable player from last season, Chisom Egbuchulam, has officially completed the switch from Rangers International FC to Swedish Allsvenskan outfit, BK Häcken of Gothenburg, Sweden. Egbuchulam signed a contract that will see him in Sweden...

Ndidi wins 2016 Belgium Goal of the Year Award

Super Eagles and Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Onyinye Ndidi was presented with the award for 2016 Belgian Goal of the Year, organised by the Belgian FA and the Sport Foot magazine. Ndidi took to Instagram to show off his award...

Coventry City to sign Yakubu Aiyegbeni after trials

Former Nigeria international Yakubu Aiyegbeni is having a trial at League One side Coventry City. The former Everton and Middlesbrough striker has been without a club since leaving Turkish side Kayserispor last year having failed to score a single goal...
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