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9 Nigerian Stars To Watch Out For In UEFA Europa League.



The quest for continental glory in the Europa league and the Conference league will be underway on Thursday night with 30 fixtures on offer in the two European clubsides competitions.

Nigerian internationals and eligible players will not be left out in the ‘Thursday Night’s football as they would be parading alongside their various clubs in th Europa League and in the Conference league.

Below is a preview of Nigerian stars who would be in action with their clubs in the Europa league and in the conference league on Thursday.

1. Henry Onyekuru (Olympiacos Piraeus, Grecce)

The Super Eagles winger is expected to line up with his side on Thursday night as they welcome German Bundesliga outfit,Eintracht Frankfurt to the Georgios Karaiskakis Stadium, Greece.

After failing to record a win the last time Against the German side, Olympiacos will be out to resist a double against, Eintracht Frankfurt.

2. Victor Osimhen (Napoli, Italy)

Victor Osimhen will look forward to increase his goal tally in the Europa league on Thursday when his side squares up against Polish based outfit, Legia Warsaw on Thursday away from home.

3. Leon Balogun (Rangers, Scotland)

The Super Eagles of Nigeria rock solid defender who was on target the last time against their Thursday night Dannish based opponents, Brondby, is expected to file out with his side in the reverse fixture in Denmark on Thursday

4. Joe Aribo (Rangers, Scotland)

The left footed Super Eagles midfield maestro who featured all 90min in Rangers big win on Sunday in the league is expected to be included in the starting line up on Thursday when his Scottish side face, Brondby in Denmark.

5. Calvin Bassey (Rangers, Scotland)

The Super Eagles left full back who was a second half substitute the last time against, Brondby, is expected to be in the starting line up in the reverse fixture in Denmark on Thursday.

6. Taiwo Awoniyi (Union Berlin, Germany)

The Super Eagles Striker who had a goal to his name against his side Thursday night opponents, Feyenoord, will look forward to hurt the Dutch side when they meet for the reverse fixture in Germany on Thursday night.

6. Cyril Dessers (Feyenoord, Netherland)

The Super Eagles Striker who was involved the last time in his side win against, Union Berlin, will look forward to add to his goals when they trade tackles with, Union Berlin on Thursday night.

7. Paul Onuachu (Genk, Belgium)

The Super Eagles talisman, Paul Onuachu, will be all out on Thursday to help his side avoid a double defeat when they come toe to toe with English Premier league side, West Ham, on Thursday.

8. Stephen Odey (Randers, Denmark)

The Nigeria professional football league ‘Goal King’ who had a nice time the last time Against Czech Republic topflight league Campaigners, Jablonec, will look forward to propel his side to a win with his goal on Thursday.

9. Esiti Anderson (PAOK Thessaloniki, Greece)

The former Super Eagles midfielder who played all 90mins the last time his Greek based side recorded an away against Copenhagen, will be out to put the visitors to the sword when they trade tackles on Thursday night in Greece.

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Joshua Akpudje: Rock-Solid Nigeria Defender Listed In Erovnuli Liga TOTW



Highly rated Nigerian defender, Joshua Akpudje, has been listed in the Erovnuli Liga Team Of The Week following his stellar performance in FC Dinamo Tbilisi 2-0 home win over Samgurali.

Akpudje and his FC Dinamo Tbilisi side squared up against Samgurali in its first Matchday of the season hoping to start on the front foot with a victory when the two sides lock horns at the Boris Paichadze Dinamo Arena.

The keenly contested fixture had the host, FC Dinamo Tbilisi opening scoring at the 10th minute and doubled its lead at the 32nd second goal to end the first half infront and all maximum points at full time.

Rock-solid Nigerian defender, Joshua Akpudje, who lasted for all 90mins in the fixture was a beauty to watch as he marshaled the team backline expertly to ensure a win with a clean-sheet.

Joining FC Dinamo Tbilisi, Joshua Akpudje heartwarming display in the fixture against Samgurali earned him a place in the team of the week alongside other players who were outstanding with their various clubs.

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Weekend Review: Nine (9) Nigerian Stars Who Found Back Of Net



Actions resumed over the weekend across many leagues as teams continue their quest for domestic and continental glory in various Matchdays.

In over a thousand games played across top leagues at the weekend, Nigerian players were outstanding with their various clubsides and here are (9) Nigerian stars who found back of the net at the weekend.

1. Chidera Ejuke (Royal Antwerp, Belgium)

The Nigerian ‘magician’ was in his usual element as he scored and bagged assists to help Royal Antwerp clinch a 3-0 win.

2. Rasheed Sodiq (Rabotinick, Macedonia)

The Nigerian defender came through with a goal to help Rabotnicki Skopje secure a win at home.

3. Terem Moffi (OG Nice, France)

The Nigeria Super Eagles star scored his side only goal in their 2-1 defeat to Tolouse.

4. Boluwatife Ogungbayi (Slavia Praha, Czech Republic)

The highly rated forward fired in a brace to help Slavia Prague B clinch a 3-0 against Admira Prague.

5. Ahmed Abdullahi (Genk, Belgium)

Red-hot Ahmed Abdullahi in his scoring element scored twice to help Jong Genk down Royal Antwerp B at home.

6. Aliyu Ibrahim (Houston Dynamo, USA)

The Nigerian winger opened his goal account in the new season regardless his side 2-1 lose.

7. Effiong Nsungusi (FC Neftchi Fergana, Uzbekistan)

Nsungusi started off life with, FC Neftchi Fergana, on the front foot as he fired a brace to inspire the team win.

8. Olakunle Olusegun (FC Krasnodar, Russia)

The Nigerian striker opened scoring for his side to earn the team a point in their 1-1 stalemate.

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News: Super Eagles Captain Ahmed Musa terminates contract with Turkish top club Sivasspor




Ahmed Musa Parts Ways with Sivasspor FC by Mutual Consent

In a surprising turn of events, Nigerian international Ahmed Musa has ended his stint with Turkish giants Sivasspor FC. Both parties reached a mutual agreement to terminate the player’s contract, which was announced earlier last week.

Ahmed Musa, who’s known for his blistering pace and attacking prowess, joined Sivasspor with high expectations. He was deemed a significant addition to the team’s offensive line, with hopes that his experience at the top level would provide an edge in competition. His journey at Sivasspor, however, has come to an early conclusion.

The reason behind the termination was laid out to be unpaid wages over a period of 6 months. We gathered that 3 other players have terminated their contract with the same club as a result of unpaid salaries.

Throughout Musa’s time at Sivasspor, he showcased moments of the quality he is known for. Fans of the club and the player hoped that he would be the x-factor in the team’s bid for domestic and European glory. Although his tenure at the club was brief, Musa’s professionalism and dedication to the sport remained evident in each match he played.

With free agency upon him, the future is bright for the Nigerian star. Clubs around the world will undoubtedly be interested in acquiring a player of Musa’s caliber, with his expertise on the field and experience in international competitions. It will be exciting to see where his next journey takes him.

This development marks yet another twist in the career of one of Nigeria’s most celebrated footballers. Ahmed Musa will remain a notable figure in the football world, and all eyes will be on him as he looks to write the next chapter in his illustrious career.

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