• Kenneth Omeruo named Sports Personality of the Year in Turkey

    Kenneth Omeruo named Sports Personality of the Year in Turkey

    The Super Eagles defender who is on loan from Chelsea has been awarded at the African Entertainment Awards in Turkey.

    Alanyaspor defender Kenneth Omeruo has been recognised and named as the Sports Personality for the year 2016 by African Entertainment Awards for his top class defensive play in the Turkish top flight league.

    Omeruo who has established himself as a key player in Hüseyin Kalpar’s team since joining them on loan in the summer, was also influential in Kasimpasa’s 7th place finish […]

  • Super Eagles must stay focussed, insists Omeruo

    Super Eagles must stay focussed, insists Omeruo

    The Alanyaspor of Turkey defender has cautioned his teammates against wild ecstasy in the wake of the win over the Greens.

    Kenneth Omeruo has tasked his Super Eagles ’ colleagues to keep their celebration over Algeria low as they still have lots of matches to be played in the 2018 World Cup qualifier before they can be assured of a ticket to Russia 2018.

    A brace from Victor Moses plus John Obi Mikel’s strike handed the Eagles a priceless 3-1 home win […]

  • Omeruo, Onazi must improve

    Omeruo, Onazi must improve

    Godwin Izilein says Kenneth Omeruo and Ogenyi Onazi must take some blame for the Super Eagles’ poor defending in their opening Russia 2018 World Cup Group B qualifier against Zambia’s Chipolopolo at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola, Zambia, on Sunday.

    Nigeria won the encounter 2-1, with goals from Premier League attacking duo Alex Iwobi and Kelechi Iheanacho. Veteran striker Collins Mbesuma capitalised on Omeruo’s schoolboy defending to score Zambia’s goal.

    Gabon and Equatorial Guinea 2012 Africa Cup of Nations champions Chipolopolo put […]

  • Ikpeba blames Omeruo for Zambia goal

    Ikpeba blames Omeruo for Zambia goal

    Nigeria Football Federation Technical Committee member Victor Ikpeba has blamed Kenneth Omeruo for the goal the Super Eagles conceded in their 2-1 opening Group B win in a FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifier against Zambia at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium yesterday.

    The former Nigeria forward, however, hailed the heroics of Wolverhampton Wanderers goalkeeper Carl Ikeme who made six saves in the encounter.

    The Super Eagles were two goals up at half-time, thanks to goals from Alex Iwobi and Kelechi Iheanacho but conceded […]

  • Chelsea’s Omeruo join Alanyaspor on loan

    Chelsea’s Omeruo join Alanyaspor on loan

    Chelsea defender Kenneth Omeruo has completed a season long loan move to Turkish Super Lig side Alanyaspor, just hours after extending his contract with the English Premier League side.

    Omeruo, who arrived in Turkey on Tuesday night for his medical alongside Brazil forward, Vagner Love confirmed the move.

    “The focus right now is to play regularly and establish myself here,” Omeruo told BBC Sport of his move to the newly promoted side.

    “I know what to expect joining a team with big ambitions […]

  • Omeruo joins Besiktas on loan from Chelsea

    Omeruo joins Besiktas on loan from Chelsea

    Nigerian international, Kenneth Omeruo, has joined Besiktas on a temporary move from Chelsea.

    A source close to the club hinted that Besiktas will pay the Blues a €700,000 loan fee and have a €3 million release clause option, which will remain active until the end of the season.

    There will now be a total of 22 Nigerian players plying there trade in Turkey – all leagues.

    Omeruo was also one of the 35 players the Blues loaned out last season, playing for Super […]