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18 Super Eagles Stars To Watch Out For This Weekend



Domestic actions are set to resume this weekend across top leagues in Europe as the season enters different Match days in different leagues.

Below are the Super Eagles players who are expected to be in action for their respective clubs this weekend.

1. Sadiq Umar (Almeria, Spain)

The inform striker will look forward to increase his goal tally in the Spanish second division league as his Almeria side comes toe to toe with Mirandes away from home on Sunday afternoon.

2. Troost-Ekong x Dennis Emmanuel (Watford, England)

The Super Eagles assistant Skipper, his fellow compatriot and the Watford team who suffered a disappointing home defeat against, Liverpool, on Matchday 8 will look forward to make up for the lost home points as they trade tackles with Everton on Saturday.

3. Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City, England)

After a heroic display on Thursday night in the Europa league, Kelechi Iheanacho and his English side will lock horns with Premier league new boys, Brentford on Sunday.

4. Frank Onyeka (Brentford, England)

Frank the ‘Tank’ will be saddled with the responsibility of marshalling the middle of the park as his side takes on Leicester City on Sunday afternoon.

5. Cyril Dessers (Feyenoord, Netherland)

The Super Eagles striker who was a second half substitute in his side (3-1) win against Union Berlin in the Europa league will look forward to increase his goal tally for his new side as they continue their campaign in the Netherland topflight league.

6. Calvin Bassey (Rangers, Scotland)

The Super Eagles new boy who was a second half substitute on Thursday in the Europa league will be all out to reclaim his position in the Rangers team as they take on St Mirren on Sunday.

7. Joe Aribo (Rangers, Scotland)

The left footed midfielder who played all 90mins in his side (2-0) in the Europa league on Thursday night will look forward to increase his goal tally on Sunday against, St Mirren.

8. Leon Balogun (Ranger’s, Scotland)

The Super Eagles big centre back who opened his goal account in the Europa league on Thursday night is expected to feature for his Scottish based outfit, Rangers, as they continue their quest for league glory on Sunday against, St Mirren.

9. Innocent Bonke (Malmo FF, Sweden)

The rock solid defensive midfielder and his Swedish side suffered a big defeat on Wednesday night in it’s champions league tie against, Chelsea FC.

Malmo FF will continue it’s journey in the domestic league as they trade tackles with, Varbergs on Sunday evening.

10. Moses Simon (Nantes, France)

The wing wizard will file out with his French side as they trade tackles with, Clermont foot, at the weekend.

‘Daddy’ will look forward to add to his goal and assist tally in the French league at the weekend.

11. Samuel Kalu (Bordeaux, France)

The Winger will face his fellow compatriot, Terem Moffi team, Lorient, at the weekend as they meet in the French league.

12. Victor Osimhen (Napoli, Italy)

The lethal striker who was on target in Europa league on Thursday night will look forward to continue his impressive league form when they face, Jose Mourinho, As Roma on Sunday night.

13. Samuel Chukwueze (Villareal, Spain)

After weeks on the sideline, Chukwueze announced his return to action with a goal in the Champions League on Wednesday night.

The Super Eagles winger and his Spanish team will continue it’s domestic duties as they trade tackles with, Athletico Bilbao.

14. Paul Onuachu (Genk, Belgium)

The lanky striker will look forward to increase his goal tally as his Belgian side, Genk, faces Gent on Sunday evening in the Belgian topflight league.

15. Henry Onyekuru (Olympiacos, Greece)

After a disappointing night in the Europa league, Onyekuru will look forward to increase his goal tally in the domestic league as his Greek based outfit, Olympiacos, face POAk at the Weeknd.

16. Maduka Okoye (Sparta Rotterdam, Netherlands)

The goalkeeper will come in between the sticks for his Dutch based outfit as they face Waalwijk.

17. Chidera Ejuke (CSKA Moscow, Russia)

The CSKA wing wizard will look forward to continue tormenting the Russian topflight league defenders and add to his goal count as they face, Sovetov Samara, at home.

18. Ahmed Musa (Faith Karagumruk, Turkey)

The Nigeria Super Eagles skipper who reached a milestone in the colours of the national team during the International break is set to be in Action in the Turkish league against, Hatayspor at the weekend.

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Sporting24/Quadrans Scouting Tournament 2nd Edition attracts European Scouts to Nigeria



Nigerian football talents dreaming of a career in Europe may now have their chance, as the 2nd edition of the Sporting24/Quadrans Scouting Tournament has attracted top scouts from France, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, and Belgium.

Gabriel Imadonmwinyi, the Sporting Director at Sporting24 FA who are the organisers of the scouting program stated that while addressing the media

“Following the successes recorded in the first edition in February, with the number of exciting young talents identified came about the plan to organize the second edition.

“As Nigerians living in fast-growing suburbs, football is almost impossible to ignore as there are a lot of talents waiting to be tapped. At Sporting24 FA, we are committed to identifying talent through our organised scouting networks.

“We are thrilled about the potentials of the players that have been scouted so far possess the requisite ability and talent and we are excited to see how they develop in their respective careers.’

“The Sporting24Football Academy and Quadrans Football Management Scouting Tournament have also got the needed boost with the arrival of our Football Scouts from France, Spain, Italy, Switzerland and Belgium.

“Our goal is to create opportunities for aspiring footballers to showcase their talents and fulfill their potentials and we are confident that this scouting program will be a resounding success and yield the expected results as several talents are expected to kick-start their pro careers from this scouting program.”

Meanwhile, the partnership between Sporting24 Football Academy and Quadrans Football Management demonstrates a commitment to creating career opportunities for talented young players from Nigeria to start and pursue their professional careers in Europe.

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Sporting24/Quadrans Football Management Scouting program Wraps Up with Seven Players Selected.



In the wake of the much-anticipated Sporting24/Quadrans Football Management Scouting Tournament, seven promising footballers have been identified for potential professional careers. The three-day event, which drew participation from prominent academies and clubs across Nigeria, concluded with a fervent display of skill and determination from aspiring talents.

The selected players, hailed for their standout performances, represent a diverse array of academies and clubs:

Eghosa Divine Aiku from N-Youth Football Academy

Simon Sunday – N-Youth Football Academy

Adams Abdulbasit from Footwork Football Academy

Emmanuel – Sporting Supreme

Dolo Issa from HB Football Academy

Pascal Dia Samba – HB Football Academy and Tape Abdul Dimitri Lygui from Sporting Supreme.

Gabriel Imadonmwinyi, the Tournament Coordinator and Director, shared his thoughts with the press, expressing satisfaction with the caliber of talent on display. “This scouting program has been instrumental in providing a platform for young footballers to showcase their abilities,” remarked Imadonmwinyi. “We are excited about the potential these players possess and are eager to see how they develop in their respective careers.”The collaboration between Sporting24 Football Academy and Quadrans Football Management underscores a commitment to nurturing emerging talents and facilitating their transition to professional football. With the guidance of esteemed scouts Manga Nkolo Bernard and John Salvatore Poidomani, the program aimed to identify players capable of thriving in the European football landscape.Commenting on the significance of grassroots initiatives, Manga Nkolo Bernard emphasised the importance of events like these in unearthing untapped potential. “Discovering hidden gems at the grassroots level is essential for the growth of the sport,” stated Bernard. “We believe that Nigeria possesses a wealth of talent, and this scouting program has provided a platform to harness that potential.”John Salvatore Poidomani echoed Bernard’s sentiments, highlighting Nigeria’s rich pool of footballing talent and its impact on the global stage. “Nigeria’s success in recent tournaments is a testament to the abundance of talent within the country,” remarked Poidomani. “We are confident that the players selected from this program have the potential to make significant contributions to the world of football.”

As the curtain falls on the Sporting24/Quadrans Football Management Scouting Tournament, the journey begins for the seven selected players, who now have the opportunity to pursue their dreams of professional football on a global stage.

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Former Nigerian U-23 Player, Awakan Abdulafeez Olawale Draws Interest from Iraqi Club



Former Nigerian youth international, Awakan Abdulafeez Olawale, has become the center of attention for Iraqi outfit Amal Sports Club as they aim to bolster their squad for promotion contention.

Olawale, 23, made headlines as a teenage sensation when he received an invitation to join the Nigerian U-23 squad in 2016. Now, the defensive midfielder has been making waves in the Bahraini Premier League with Al Hala SC, attracting interest from clubs across the Middle East and Asia.Having previously plied his trade with various clubs in the Nigerian league, including a stint with Akwa United, Olawale’s performances in Bahrain have not gone unnoticed.

With Amal Sports Club eyeing a place in the top-flight, they see Olawale as the missing piece to their promotion puzzle.Negotiations between Olawale and Amal Sports Club are said to be at an advanced stage, with both parties eager to finalise the deal in the coming days.

Olawale himself is keen on the move and while reacting to the news, he stated that the Iraqi club despite playing in a lower league have huge ambitions and he is more than happy to be a part of the project and help the club in securing promotion to the top flight.

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