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Official: Leicester confirm signing Wilfred Ndidi for £15m

By Chinatu Jon Premier League champions, Leicester City have confirmed the signing of Nigerian midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi, for £15m and will sign a contract to June 2022 once a work permit has officially been granted. Ndidi successfully completed completed his medicals and will link up...

Iwobi delighted to start year with “unorthodox” goal for Arsenal

Super Eagles playmaker Alex Iwobi is delighted to have started the new year 2017 with a goal for Arsenal in a 2-0 league win against Crystal Palace on New Year's Day. Iwobi scored Arsenal's second goal four minutes to the...

Sunderland boss confirms Anichebe’s sustained injury against Burnley

Sunderland head coach David Moyes has confirmed that Super Eagles forward Victor Anichebe will be on the sidelines for a couple of the Black Cat's subsequent games because of injury sustained in their 4-1 away loss to Burnley in the...

Henry Onyekuru scores twice as Eupen win big at Oostende

Nigerian striker Henry Chukwuemeka Onyekuru scored twice for AS Eupen in a 3-1 league win over KV Oostende on Tuesday in the Belgian Jupiler League. Onyekuru, 19, opened scoring for the away team inside the opening one minute with a...

Iheanacho bags best Premier League goal record with strike against Hull

Super Eagles striker Kelechi Iheanacho has the best goals-to-minutes ratio in the history of the Premier League after scoring for Manchester City in their 3-0 away win over Hull City on Boxing Day. The 20-year-old scored his sixth goal this...

Nigerians will feel bad when 2017 AFCON starts – Ighalo

Super Eagles striker Odion Jude Ighalo has said that he feels bad about Nigeria's absence from next year's Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon, and believes that Nigerians will feel the full effect when the competition kicks off proper in...

Odemwingie set go get contract extension at Rotherham United as coach demanded

Nigeria international Peter Osaze Odemwingie has received praise from his coach at Rotherham United, Paul Warne, with recommendation to have his contract renewed at the Championship side. The former West Brom and Stoke striker's three-month contract is to expire in January,...

Utaka wins highest goalscorer award in Japan

By Balogun Rilwan Adetayo Former Nigeria international and younger brother of former Super Eagles winger, John Utaka, Peter Utaka has won the highest goal scorer prize in the Japanese League. Peter Utaka’s all 19 goals this season to emerge Top...

Drogba advises Mikel to quit Chelsea for Marseille

Super Eagles skipper John Obi Mikel as been advised to quit Chelsea and make the move to Olympique Marseille by former team-mate and Blues legend Didier Drogba. Mikel rejects £170,000/week in China, to join European club in January Chinese...
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