Iwobi’s Father Reveals The Real Reason Why Super Eagles Star Departed Arsenal

The father of new Everton winger Alex Iwobi, Chuka Iwobi, has given more insight on the rational behind the deadline day signing of his son for the Toffees after over a decade as a player of Arsenal.

Chuka Iwobi spoke exclusively to All Nigeria Soccer about the transfer dealing that shocked so many Arsenal and Nigeria fans and indeed confirmed that the skillful forward who is adept playing as a “No 10” wanted to play primarily as a midfielder.

“Alex is now officially an Everton player – A new challenge for him but a very bold decision with the potential to grow into a bigger and better player playing in his preferred No 10 role,” Mr Iwobi stated. Read More

CAFCL: Enyimba Lose At Rahimo, Pillars Pip Kotoko In Kano; Tornadoes Suffer Home Defeat In CAFCC

Two-time African champions, Enyimba, lost 1-0 to Rahimo of Burkina Faso in Ougadougou in their CAF Champions League Preliminary Round first leg clash on Sunday through Issou Zonon’s second half goal, Completesports.com reports

At the Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano, Kano Pillars bagged a scrappy 3-2 win over Ashanti Kotoko of Ghana. Read More

Ighalo In Trouble At Chinese Club Over Social Media Use

Odion Ighalo will be sanctioned by his Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua after the Nigerian striker angered fans with his social media posts while out injured.

The 30-year-old former Watford star has not played for Shenhua for three months because of injury, the Africa Cup of Nations, then a reported knee problem. Read more