Over the years, the game of soccer has proven to be an escape route for many talented African footballers trapped in the violence of poverty. For Victor Moses, however, soccer has not only made him rich, but it has also 'saved' his life The former Chelsea star was born in Lagos State on December 12th, 1990 into the family of Pastor Austine Moses and Mrs. Josephine Moses.
Chelsea have signed a few Nigerian football players over the past two decades. Players like Celestine Babayaro and Victor Moses have represented Chelsea in the English Premier League. However, there are some current Chelsea stars who are eligible to play for the Super Eagles of Nigeria. 1.
During the summer transfer window, Chelsea made huge efforts to complete some transfer deals that will help them strengthen their squad. Be it as it may the blues tried to remodel their squad and the likes of Zappacosta, Tammy Abraham, Fikayo Tomori, Emerson Palmeiri, and Victor Moses were all shown the exit door out of Stamford Bridge.
Nigerians have made valid contributions to the development of Africa. Some Nigerian men and women have made a name for themselves in Europe as well as America. The likes of Victor Moses and Victor Osimhen have become very popular throughout the entire world. However, we have some European football players who bear Nigerian surnames.
The Italian domestic league is one of the most competitive football leagues in Europe. Great football clubs like AC Milan and Inter Milan have played in Italy for many years. AC Milan is regarded as one of the most famous football clubs in the entire world. Officials at Inter Milan and AC Milan have been able to attract some top African football players over the past thirty years.
Many Nigerian football players have represented Chelsea in the English Premier League over the past twenty years. The likes of Celestine Babayaro and Victor Moses have made many appearances for the Chelsea senior team. However, we also have some Nigerian players who have scored a goal against Chelsea.
Over the years, the English Premier league has been a place where the careers of many Nigerian footballers became a blockbuster upon their arrival in the country. The likes of Kanu Nwankwo, Mikel Obi and Victor Moses all rose to stardom thanks to the spells they had in the competition.
Chelsea have signed so many African players since Roman Abramovich secured ownership of the club some years ago. Nigerian players in particular are not left out of the equation. The likes of Victor Moses and Celestine Babayaro have represented Chelsea within the last two decades. This proves that Chelsea should endeavour to sign more Nigerian players in the future.
Nigeria has produced so many great football players over the past three decades. Some of them have played for top clubs in Europe. However, we have some players who rejected the chance to play for the Super Eagles of Nigeria. Some of them have been criticised by football fans in the country.
Erstwhile Super Eagles winger, Victor Moses is a happy man. A permanent resident in Moscow after a series of loan spells at the red sides of Moscow after a glittering career with Chelsea, Fenerbahce, and Inter Milan, the former Nigerian International is beginning to admire the city of Moscow, and he is looking forward to spending quality time with his family in the Russian capital.
Former Chelsea football club of England star and Ex-Super Eagles dazzler, Victor Moses was in action on Saturday night for Spartak Moscow in their 11th game of the Russian premier league against Dinamo Moscow at the Otkrytiye Arena. The Nigerian star was handed a role to play in his team's starting XI following his outstanding performance for the club in their previous game before the international break.
Former Chelsea and Super Eagles star, Victor Moses was in action on Thursday night for Spartak Moscow in their second game of the Group C UEFA Europa League against Napoli at the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium. The Nigerian star retained his spot in his team's starting XI following his outstanding performance for the club in their previous game and he was able to impress as he guides them to 3-2 away win at full time.
Nigerian international and former Chelsea and Super Eagles dazzler, Victor Moses was outstanding for his Russian club in their Group C UEFA Europa League ties against Leicester City at the Otkrytiye Arena. The Nigerian star was at top notch for the Rui Vitoria's side as he continues his brilliant run of form in the show of the night but his efforts were not enough to save his side from the disappointing defeat.
Chelsea is a club that likes signing African players especially Nigerians. Chelsea have played a lot of Nigerian players and below are a list of Nigerians that have played for Chelsea; 1: Mikel Obi: The Nigerian Midfielder played at his top form under Jose Mourinho. Mikel Obi joined Chelsea after Man U claimed they already signed him in 2006.
Meeting with former teammate and former Nigerian professional footballer Victor Moses in the Group C Europa League encounter, the Leicester City star and Super Eagles player Kelechi Iheanacho made a bilateral strike up with Zambian international Patson Daka, to tear down the Russian club in Moscow. In an intense and entertaining game that saw a 7 goals thriller fly-in in 90 minutes stoppage time, Kelechi Iheanacho and Patson Daka combination were enough to secure all three points for the visiting team and with the duo coming from Africa, the strike-up was indeed an African connection that made the difference in Russia.
The third round of group stage matches in both the UEFA Europa League and the newly formed Conference League witnessed a high level of involvement from Nigerian players. 24 Nigerian players featured in either one of the Europa or Conference Leagues for 16 different clubs. This is a report on all 24 players and how they fared on the European stage.
Before Gernot Rohr signed his first contract to be the coach of the Super Eagles, many people did not know him. So, when he was unveiled as new coach of the Super Eagles, many fans had lofty expectations. This is because of where the Super Eagles were when he took over.
Players nowadays, use goal celebrations as a means of branding. That meaning that most times they come up with some creative or ridiculous ideas on how to celebrate their goals, something that only them would be known doing, or the inventor of the celebration. However, some people still stick with the classic flips when celebrating their goals and these are some of those players.
By Femi Fasetire Spartak Moscow of Russia winger, Victor Moses has revealed that he is taking special delight in his side’s victory over Victor Osimhen’s SSC Napoli of Italy in Thursday’s UEFA Europa League fixture in Naples. Although Osimhen played at home with the Italian Serie A side and scored a goal after getting off the bench, Moses had the better ending for both Nigerian stars, as he played all 90 minutes of the encounter and helped his side to a crucial away win.
Spartak Moscow welcomed premier league side, Leicester City under the management of Brendan Rogers to the capital of Russia in the third match of the europa league in group C. Leicester City were favorites to win the match against Spartak Moscow to secure their first win of their europa league campaign.