Friday, August 2, 2019

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    EXCLUSIVE: European clubs couldn’t afford my buy-out clause, says Ighalo

EXCLUSIVE: European clubs couldn’t afford my buy-out clause, says Ighalo

Odion Ighalo,Super Eagles striker, has revealed that European club sides could not afford his buy out clause as the reason for opting for another Chinese club, Shanghai Shenhua.Ighalo told TheCable his buy out clause was €40 million ($45.2 million) at the Chinese side Changchun Yatai.He also admitted that reuniting with his former Watford FC of England coach, Quique Sanchez Flores, [...]

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    Iwobi on Arsenal’s poor run: We have to do better in defence and attack

Iwobi on Arsenal’s poor run: We have to do better in defence and attack

Alex Iwobi has spoken in defence of his Arsenal teammates who have been criticised for lacking in passion and commitment.The players had come under serious criticisms after losing four straight games. It is their worst run of form in over 15 years.Speaking ahead of their next home game against Watford, Iwobi said the team is a cohesive unit and that the [...]

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    Nigerian duo Success, Moses missing as Chelsea survive Watford onslaught

Nigerian duo Success, Moses missing as Chelsea survive Watford onslaught

Nigeria's Isaac Success and Victor Moses were missing in action as Chelsea came back twice to defeat Watford 4-2 at the Stamford Bridge on Saturday.The Blues took the lead in the 12th minute through Pedro's stunner from the edge of the box, but Antonio Conte's men were never able to establish control of the game.Watford grew in confidence as the [...]

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    Isaac Success arrested after ‘asking four sex workers to pay back £2000’

Isaac Success arrested after ‘asking four sex workers to pay back £2000’

Nigerian forward Isaac Success was reportedly arrested after demanding back the cash he had paid to four escorts.Success, 21, reportedly paid £2,000 for a hotel romp on September 11.Alexis Domerge, an escort, claims that the Watford player angrily asked for his money back after a 90-minute romp.The star, who earns £30,000 a week, was arrested in the Hertfordshire hotel lobby [...]

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    Ndidi on target as Leicester thrash Watford

Ndidi on target as Leicester thrash Watford

Wilfred Ndidi scored his second English Premier League goal on Saturday as Leicester recorded a 3-0 win against Watford at the King Power Stadium.The Foxes were hardly ruffled for most parts of the game.Ndidi opened the scoring for Leicester by taking advantage of Watford's failure to deal with a corner kick.The Nigerian midfielder struck a low shot with the side of [...]

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    Deeney’s goal denies Allardyce first win as Eagles manager

Deeney’s goal denies Allardyce first win as Eagles manager

Troy Deeney scored his 100th goal to square up for Watford in a 1-1 draw against Crystal Palace on Monday afternoon.But for Deeney, Sam Allardyce would have secured his first victory for his new club.A poor offside trap from Watford allowed Yohan Cabaye to break in behind, and latched on to a pass from Townsend before a finish into the bottom [...]

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    Ighalo named EPL player of the month

Ighalo named EPL player of the month

Nigerian striker, Odion Ighalo, has been named as the English Premier League player of the month.Ighalo was awarded alongside Quique Flores, who was also named manager of the month, for his side’s remarkable performance throughout the month of December.Flores' side took 10 points from five fixtures to finish the calendar year strongly, recording victories over Norwich, Sunderland and Liverpool.Ighalo was the [...]

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    EPL panel reduces Ighalo’s goals from 14 to 13

EPL panel reduces Ighalo’s goals from 14 to 13

Nigeria international, Odion Ighalo, has seen his goal tally of 14 in the premier league reduced to 13 after one of his goals was ruled out by the Premier League's Goal Accreditation Panel.Sitting on Tuesday, the panel cancelled Ighalo's goal in the 2-2 draw against Chelsea on Boxing Day, meaning his 2015 record of 30 goals shrinks to 29.Ighalo's shot [...]

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    I’m not sure I can say no to Manchester United, says Ighalo

I’m not sure I can say no to Manchester United, says Ighalo

Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo has hinted he can only leave Vicarage Road if an offer came from a club like Manchester United.Ighalo has been in superb for Watford since his move from Spanish side, Granada, in 2014, helping them gain promotion to the English Premier league; and the 26-year-old did not stop even with the feat in their pockets.He has [...]

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    Ighalo misses out on Watford’s 86-year record

Ighalo misses out on Watford’s 86-year record

Odion Ighalo and his Watford mates have lost back-to-back games in the EPL, starting the new year 2016 on a bad note.They had lost their last game in the year 2015 to Tottenham Hotspur at the same ground on December 28, but with Ighalo scoring his 14th of the season and 30th of the year.The Hornets were stunned at Vicarage [...]

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    Ighalo nets 14th goal, but Watford lose to Tottenham

Ighalo nets 14th goal, but Watford lose to Tottenham

Odion Ighalo continued his scoring streak in Monday’s EPL game against Tottenham Hotspur but could not salvage any point for Watford.Spurs took a first-half lead through an Erik Lamela strike before Ighalo equalised for the hosts after proving too strong for three Spurs defenders to poke home from close range.Ighalo forced his way past Eric Dier, and faced with challenge from [...]

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    Chelsea can still make top four, says Mikel

Chelsea can still make top four, says Mikel

Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel believes that the club can still finish as one of top four teams in the EPL this season.The Nigerian international told the club’s website on Saturday, just ahead of Chelsea’s 2-2 with Watford at Stamford Bridge on Boxing Day.‘’We have to win every game now. The top four is still achievable, we can still do it so [...]

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    Ighalo’s brace sinks Liverpool

Ighalo’s brace sinks Liverpool

Odion Ighalo scored his 1th and 12th EPL goal of the season as Watford decimated Liverpool 3-0 at Vicarage Road on Sunday.Liverpool entered the game with the confidence to win or at least pull a draw, with Reds manager saying they are not going to Vicarage to applaud Quique Sánchez Flores and his side.Klopp admitted that his team faced a difficult task [...]

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    Odion Ighalo just can’t stop scoring!

Odion Ighalo just can’t stop scoring!

The fairy-tale goal-scoring run of Odion Ighalo, Super Eagles’ striker, continued on Saturday as he scored his 10th goal of the English Premier League season for Watford against Sunderland at the Stadium of light.The striker was in action for 90 minutes and scored the only goal of the game four minutes into the encounter, his 16th appearance of the season.He is now [...]

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    Scoring for Nigeria is difficult, says Ighalo

Scoring for Nigeria is difficult, says Ighalo

Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo, says scoring for the national team is difficult due to African terrain.Ighalo, who has scored nine goals in 15 appearances for Watford in the English Premier League this season, said it is easier to perform as a striker on foreign soil.He struggled to reproduce his EPL form when the Super Eagles defeated Swaziland in the Russia [...]

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    PREVIEW: How will Super Eagles players fare in the EPL?

PREVIEW: How will Super Eagles players fare in the EPL?

Nigerian players will resume action for their various clubs this weekend in the English Premier League (EPL).Watford’s Odion Ighalo is currently the best performer of the pack while Kelechi Iheanacho will aim to improve on his scoring form for Manchester City.Here is an update on the players' current form.Odion Ighalo (Watford): The striker scored last Sunday against Aston Villa to [...]

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