Author: Ibiye Ambille

Ibiye is a football fan. Writes about the relevant articles, features, football development, and other interesting football articles.

A look at the number of Nigerian players at Arsenal shows the country still has more representatives at the club despite the departure of Alex Iwobi and legendary Kanu Nwankwo. Arsenal particularly enjoys having more fans from Nigeria compared to other African countries. The love and passion of some of the fans in the most populous black country in the world are too enormous. This could be attributed to the success that was achieved by legendary Kanu Nwankwo who joined the Premier League club from Serie A side Inter Milan. With a growing number of players from…

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Belgian Pro League outfit Genk wants to sell Cyriel Dessers who was one of the over-hyped players at the club after he arriving from the Dutch Eredivisie side Heracles last summer. Although things did go well during his early arrival at the club, he was able to convince the board members at Genk, scoring few times. However, things went bad, as it went from high expectations to a poor run of form which was part of the club’s slip on the league table. Last season, the Belgian club tried everything they could to ensure they won the…

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Nigeria’s fast-rising goalkeeper Joshua Oluwayemi Ogunyemi has been been promoted to Spurs senior team by manager Jose Mourinho after an impressive performance with the club’s U23 setup. The Nigerian-born who has been tipped for greatness has been in form, achieving the number one spot in the U23 youth development squad of the club. According to Allnigeriacoccer, he is expected to join the first team ahead of Sunday’s Premier League clash with Newcastle United and he is already training with them. According to the report, he was spotted in a Spurs training session with the senior team alongside…

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After an impressive start to life at Union Berlin, the manager of the side Oliver Ruhnert wants to keep Taiwo Awoniyi, the Nigerian youngster at the club. After joining the German capital city club on loan from English Premier League side Liverpool, the young Nigerian attacker quickly established himself as a major force at the club, scoring a couple of goals in the club. However, he has failed to feature for Union Berlin which was a result of a muscle injury sustained. Even though he currently sidelined, Union Berlin manager Oliver Ruhnert has pledged to keep…

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To become a professional soccer player in Canada, you need to have some form of consistency, determination to succeed. Soccer is the most popular sport in terms of participation having competitions like the United Soccer Leagues, the Canadian Premier League and the Major League Soccer. Canada is one of the nations in North America with a high number of followers of football despite high competition from Ice Hockey and Baseball. Canadian teams adopt the United States Major League Soccer as its number one competition even though there’s a separate Competition known as the Canadian Premier League. …

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Hungarian star Dominik Szoboslai was signed by RB Leipzig last December after observing his position was would be an advantage for the club in their quest for the Bundesliga title. The Saxony based club are still on the lookout for the German league title since it’s a promotion to the elite division back in 2016. For Szoboslai, his place as a midfielder is an added advantage for the club since there’s this plan to further strengthen the team for the biggest challenge. Also Read: Dominik Szoboslai, the journey so far after Leipzig move Every season,…

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Hungarian left attacking midfielder Dominik Szoboslai made an iconic move to German Bundesliga side RB Leipzig despite links with several clubs across Europe like Arsenal and AC Milan. The versatile player was one of the high profile players that Leipzig had ever wanted to have in their ranks at the moment after seeing quality players like Timo Werner leave the club. At least, the club achieved the feat of signing the player despite several rumours with some European powerhouse like Arsenal, AC Milan and clubs in La Liga. But what has followed his move to Leipzig,…

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Nigeria born British midfielder Olumide Durojaiye who’s dreams of playing for the Super Eagles of Nigeria is already sinking the dream. Born in London, he is very much eligible to represent the country of his birth and where his traditional roots lie. The 28-year old left Tottenham Hotspur in 2011 for Norwich City, while still at the youth development squad of the Spurs. However, he began his professional career with Falkirk and have played most of his career in the lower divisions of England. The national team career already sunk The desires to represent the…

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Watford FC midfielder Tom Dele-Bashiru is close to making a return to the first team after a length injury layoff. The Nigerian international has been inactive for a while, missing some of the club’s most important EFL Championship matches even as Watford continue their chase for a return to the English Premier League after just a season outside the English top flight. Tom Dele-Bashiru injury update In video footage released on the club’s official Twitter handle, Bashiru was seen having his training indicating his closeness to making a return to the first team. https://twitter.com/WatfordFC/status/1378403171534536707 At least…

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Ross Barkley is a british born professional footballler with roots linked to Nigeria through his father. The English professional footballer was at some point talked about getting to play for Nigeria instead of England, his country of birth. But this was never going to materialize since all his years, football career and life, in general, revolves around England. Even though today it was clear he could go ahead to represent the Super Eagles of Nigeria, it still may not happen because it would involve numerous process. Ross Barkley Nigerian roots explained, father name, parents It…

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