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Nigerian-Born, Bukayo Saka, Nominated For Arsenal Player of the Season

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Anglo-Nigerian teenager, Bukayo Saka has been nominated for Arsenal’s Player of the Season, after breakthrough in the 2019-2020 Campaign Fides gathered through the official website of the Gunners. The Hale End Academy graduate faces competition from club captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and German goalkeeper Bernd Leno in his bid to win the yearly accolade. Saka has been ...

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We Will Not Beg Any Player to Represent Nigeria – NFF

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Young, talented, able to slot into multiple positions on the pitch, Arsenal youngster Bukayo Saka is the perfect example of the foreign-born player of Nigerian origins that the Super Eagles need. But in what has become a change in approach, the Nigeria Football Federation says it will be up  the player and others with dual nationality ...

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Nigerian Striker, Dennis Cleared to Play in Belgian Cup Final

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Club Brugge Manager, Philippe Clement, has declared Nigeria forward Emmnauel Dennis fit for Saturday’s Belgium Cup final against Antwerp, Fides gathered. Dennis has been linked a move away from the Belgian Pro League champions with a number of clubs in England rumoured to be interested in his services. The 22-year-old has also barely featured in Brugge’s ...

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Liverpool, Man Utd Suffer Transfer Blow

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh …As Nigerian Midfielder Inks New Aston Villa Deal Two English Premier League clubs have been dealt a blow in their pursuit of Nigerian wonderkid Carney Chukwuemeka, with the midfielder inking a new deal with Aston Villa, Fides gathered. Fides discovered that, Manchester United and Liverpool were among the clubs monitoring the situation of Chukwuemeka ahead of ...

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Manchester City’s Star, Bashiru Joins Sheffield Wednesday

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Fides gathered that Championship club Sheffield Wednesday are on the brink of confirming the signing of Nigeria U20 invitee Fisayo Dele-Bashiru. The Manchester City Academy product has already put pen to paper on a three-year contract following a successful medical examination on Monday, July 27, 2020. A central midfielder by trade, Dele-Bashiru has been on the ...

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Coronavirus: 2020 Ballon d’Or Award Cancelled

The Ballon d’Or for the world’s best players will not be awarded in 2020 due to the coronavirus outbreak. Organiser of the award France Football made the announcement in a statement released on their official website last Monday, July 20, 2020. They posited that the cancellation of this year’s award was as a result of “lack of sufficient fair conditions” ...

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Bukayo Saka Finishes Second as Arsenal Player of the Month

Scotland international Kieran Tierney has beaten Bukayo Saka to Arsenal’s Player of the Month award for June, diclosed the official website of the Gunners. The versatile left-back, signed from Scottish champions Celtic last summer, has dethroned the Hale End Academy product as the Player of the Month after finishing with forty percent of the vote cast. Saka, the Player of ...

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Barcelona, Arsenal In for Nigeria’s Osimhen

Nigeria International, Victor Osimhen, has revealed that Barcelona and Arsenal were among the teams that explored the possibility of signing him after he won the Golden Boot award at the 2015 U17 World Cup in Chile. The Ultimate Strikers product eventually ended up at German Bundesliga club Wolfsburg, where he spent two and a half years before a permanent move ...

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Ndidi’s Leicester, Ighalo’s Man Utd Battle For UCL Spots

Tosin Adarabioyo and Felix Nmecha’s Manchester City will be one of England’s four representatives in next season’s UEFA Champions League after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) revoked the sanction imposed by UEFA’s Club Financial Control Body (CFCB) on Monday, July 13, Fides gathered. The deposed Premier League champions were earlier banned from UEFA competitions for two seasons and ...

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Etebo Retained By Stoke City

Championship club, Stoke City recently submitted their retained and released list to the English Football League, Fides gathered. Among the players retained for the 2020-2021 season is Nigeria international, Oghenekaro Etebo, who is spending the remainder of the protracted campaign at La Liga side Getafe. The central midfielder found game time hard to come by in the first half of ...

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