The popular controversial hand ball rule won't be in use in the upcoming European tournament, prior to this change goals were disallowed if the attacking team accidentally or mistakenly handled the ball in the build up to the goal. Last season, the handball rule meant that any contact between hand and ball in the build up to a goal would automatically disallow the goal, One popular example of such incident happened in the Tottenham vs Fulham game in March.
We've picked out seven players Gernot Rohr should be interested in to give Victor Osimhen, Kelechi Iheanacho and Paul Onuachu competition upfront.7.Josh Maja - Fulham Josh Maja is on loan to Fulham from Bordeaux.He has already hit three goals at the struggling London club this season.
The Premier League has confirmed Sheffield United would be relegated to the English Premiership.Although we are still searching for the 2 other teams that would join them, West Bromwich Albion and Fulham seems to be the other 2 teams to join them.In this article, we look at 4 Nigerian players who would be relegated from the Premier League this season.
The 2020-2021 Football season gradually coming to an end and it has been a mixed experience for some Nigerian players.While some bang goals and helped keep their team in the top division for next season, others fell short and suffered relegation to second division.This short article will look at the numbers of Nigerian players who suffered relegation with their respective clubs this season.
Super Eagles striker Josh Maja didn't hide his admiration for Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema - following Wednesday's 2-2 draw between France and Portugal. (Photo credit: Marca) Maja, who made his debut for the Super Eagles in 2019 praised Benzema after he scored a brace in the entertaining fixture.
French Ligue 1 club-side reportedly ready to sell €12m rated Super Eagles star this summer transfer window
According to the report from French publication Sub-Ouest, quoted by GFFN, Alain Roche who is Girondins Bordeaux FC sporting director has made it known that Super Eagles of Nigeria star Josh Maja will be sold this summer transfer window. The Nigerian international who was signed from Sunderland football club of England in the winter transfer window of 2019, has been struggling with playing time with the French Ligue 1 outfit since joining them, and he has been seen surplus to requirement by the club.
The Gunner's fight till the end as they scored a goal to salvage a point in one of the most controversial Premier League clash at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday.Arsenal's academy graduate Eddie Nketiah levelled the scores in stoppage time, after Josh Maja put relegation battlers Fulham ahead with a second half penalty.
Super Eagles duo of Olaoluwa Aina and Josh Maja have suffered relegation with Fulham football club of England on Monday night, following their 2-0 home League defeat to Sean Dyche's Burnley football club in the week 35 of the English Premier League.Ola Aina has has been exceptional for Scott Parker led Fulham football club since the beginning of the season, after joining them on loan from Italian serie A giants Torino FC, and he has played almost all the team's matches, but despite his incredible performance for the club, he was unable to save them from being relegated.
The 2021-2022 English Premier League season is upon us. The most exciting and commercialized league in the world resumes on Friday, August 13, with new boys, Brentford hosting Arsenal at Brentford Community Stadium, Middlesex. Ola Aina, Ademola Lookman and Josh Maja have returned to their parent clubs, Torino, Leipzig and Bordeaux, in that particular order, after playing last season at relegated Fulham.
Josh Maja becomes 7th Super Eagles star to score against Arsenal after penalty goal at the Emirates.
Nigerian players have had a splendid record of scoring against Arsenal Football Club in recent years.The club which enjoyed massive support for the twin reasons that it played a delightful brand of football as well as had Nwankwo Kanu in their ranks has however suffered their worst nightmare against strikers of Nigerian origin.
The Nigeria trio of Ola Aina, Josh Maja and Ademola Lookman failed in their rescue mission at Fulham and that has cost them a deal with the London club. Fulham coach Scott Parker has said in clear terms that none of the trio whose services were gotten on loan will sign a permanent deal with the club in the summer after a disappointing campaign.
Manchester United picked up their fifth straight win in their last six fixtures in the Premier League on Sunday after they comfortably defeated Burnley 3-1 at the Old Trafford Stadium.Match hero, Mason Greenwood was solely responsible for the red devil's victory in the fixture as he scored two goals in the 48th & 84th minute respectively, before Edinson Cavani also scored in the 90+2 minute of the match to secure a well deserved 3-1 win for his side at home.
Super Eagles fringe player, Josh Maja on Saturday emerged as the second youngest ever player to score a Premier League penalty against Arsenal football club. The youngest player to achieve this feat was former Manchester City and Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge. Maja who is on loan to Fulham from Bordeaux in France, converted a 59th-minute penalty after Arsenal defender Gabriel was adjudged by VAR reviews to have taken down Fulham’s Mario Lemina with an outstretched leg in the lone goal stalemate at the
Barely 24 hours after Super Eagles defender Semi Ajayi kissed the Premier League by with West Brom, another Nigerian Ola Aina has suffered similar fate with London club, Fulham Apart from Aina who did not play any part in Monday night's tie against Brunley, a handful of other players with Nigerian blood are also going down with the Craven Cottagers.
Out-of-favour Super Eagles striker Josh Maja has attracted interest from Middlesbrough, according to a report from Girondins4ever. The Nigerian striker spent last season on loan at Fulham and returned to France following the relegation of the London-based club. Josh Maja joined Bordeaux from Sunderland in 2019 but has not replicated the form he showed with the Premier League club.
The 2020/2021 season has been a good season for Nigerian strikers as many of them score over 10 goals.Their teams are enjoying good standing on the log as the season is going to an end.While the likes of Kelechi Iheanacho and Paul Onuachu, Victor Osimhen, Peter Olayinka and Sadiq Umar are celebrating their success in front of goals this season with their team doing fine on the log, the same cannot be said of Josh Maja and Crotone Forward Simy Nwankwo.
Fulham acted decisively in the January window, but did Josh Maja lived up to expectations?Koyero doubts it.The club's need of a striker had been abundantly clear from the moment the last transfer window closed, till the moment this the club is on the verge of relegation to the English Championship.
If you haven't been watching the French Ligue 1, then you might have missed Terem Moffi's heroics over the weekend.The Lorient striker made it 14 goals for the season with a hat-trick in a 4-1 annihilation of Bordeaux, and became the fourth Nigerian to do so.
Chelsea football club have the opportunity to close the gap on Leicester City who drew 1:1 against Southampton, Fulham on the other hand may also keep their hope alive if they secure maximum three points, both teams will prove that on the field.After today's match, it will remain four, the Blues are in fourth position with fifty eight points and +20 goals difference, Josh Maja and his teammates are in eighteenth place with twenty seven points and -18 goals difference.
The Gunnars played against Fulham football club yesterday in a premier league encounter that ended 1-1.Fulham defender Joachim Andersen has come out to say presently there is a lot of frustration in the team after their 1-1 draw with Arsenal yesterday.During the encounter Fulham were in the lead thanks to Josh Maja penalty, however Eddie Nketiah equalize for the Gunner during the late hours of the game.