Super Eagles legend says Premier League clubs should come to Nigeria

Super Eagles legend Nwankwo Kanu has stated that more Premier League clubs should come to visit Nigeria.

The 42-year-old who played for Arsenal, Portsmouth and West Bromwich has encouraged Premier League sides to come for their pre-season tour in Nigeria.

The retired professional stated that football is developing in Nigeria and Premier League stands to benefit a lot by coming for their pre-season tour. Read more at

Avoid FIFA’s Hammer, Esin cautions NFF Factions

Former Super Eagles midfielder, Etim Esin, has appealed to the two factions of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to guard against the looming sanction of world’s football governing body, FIFA, in the interest of the country’s football.

Nigeria has up till tomorrow to put its house in order if it must avoid sanctions arising from ongoing wrangling between the FIFA- recognised NFF’s President, Amaju Pinnick, and the Rufus Giwa-led group. Read more at

Iwobi Gets Good Ratings In Arsenal Defeat To Chelsea

Super Eagles winger Alex Iwobi was handed great ratings by the English press Saturday evening despite the Gunners’ 3-2 away defeat to city rivals Chelsea at the Stamford Bridge in head coach Unai Emery’s second Premier League game in charge.

Iwobi scored a first half goal to bring score to 2-2 but a late Marcos Alonso goal meant the north London side lost their opening two league games of the 2018/2019 season. rating of the Nigeria international went thus: Read more at

Promising Nigerian Midfielder dumps Turkey for Egypt

Azubuike, 21, joined the Egypt Premier League side from Yeni Malatyaspor.He signed a two-year deal with the ambitious club for a fee in the region of €2million, per SCORENigeria.

The former Bayelsa United player showed top potential in his three season campaign with the modest Turkish side, helping gain promotion to the Super Lig two seasons ago. Read more at

English Premier League Wrap: Latest On Twelve Nigerian Players

A round-up of Nigerian players that were in action for their respective clubs in the English Premier League on Saturday, August 18th.

Nigerian players with dual nationalities and have played competitively for the senior national teams of other countries have been omitted.
At Goodison Park,  England U21 star Ademola Lookman made Everton’s match day squad against Southampton after he was left out of the 18 last weekend at Wolverhampton Wanderers, but was a non-playing sub. Read more at