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Abel Ogwuche: The Promising And Fast-Rising Rock Solid Defender

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Defenders in the game of football are often saddle with the responsibility of ensuring a clean-sheet at the backline and goal scoring is often seen as a plus for any defender.

After the tough defensive pairs in the Nigeria Super Eagles, the current Eagles team are yet to discover a pair which can be described as an effective and excellent pairing.

The current FIFA Under-20 World Cup has restored hopes in some positions following the outstanding performances of these youngsters who has been pivotal to the success enjoyed by the team.

One promising talent who has distinguished himself as a future star is Trelleborgs FF youngster Abel Ogwuche.

The unheralded defender came into the Flying Eagles squad as one of the foreign pros and has gone ahead to justify his inclusion in the team.

Amongst to mention is the highly promising youngster heroics which earned the team a win and a clean-sheet against host Nation, Argentina.

For Nigerian based Journalist, Nwosu CHIGOZIE, here are some qualities which justifies the youngster as a top level defender.

Seen the young lad play on numerous occasions from the center back position, Abel covers depth in standard situations with ease, constantly manipulating his defensive positioning in slight ways to the tune of his surroundings. His ability to do this comes from reaction speeds that make his deliberate movements look more like reflexive actions.
Abel’ keen eye and quick executions make him an excellent disruptor of combination play in zone 14 — the dangerous central area outside of the box.

An average defender simply doesn’t possess such timing in the tackle or the finesse to poke the ball away from behind an attacker without fouling.
Of course, Ogwuche is also strong in one-versus-one situations, too, something he displayed against Argentina.

But, most eye-catching of all, was Abel Ogwuche continual decision to step out of his defensive line to close down attackers in space.

This is a signature part of his game and puts on show his world class aggression, speed, physicality, sense of timing, and tackling ability.

Ogwuche Abel is dominant aerially; he makes use of the leaping ability, physicality, and heading technique that makes him such a threat on set-pieces to outmatch forwards in the air.

He is also an extremely good passer and possesses world class press resistance, which greatly enhances a player’s defensive value given the pressing-focused nature of the modern game.

With signing up with one of World best talent management group, the Players Management Group added by renowned Agent, Attah Aneke, the sensational youngster is on his way to a more big stage if he keep cool head and keeps developing.

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Yusuf Abdullahi: Fast Rising Top Talent Dazzles In Nigeria Flying Eagles Training

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Highly rated Nigeria youngster, Yusuf Abdullahi, has been spotted in training with the Nigeria Under-20 team (Flying Eagles) as the team intensified preparations for football event in the All African Games which will take place in Ghana.

The sensational goal poacher who scored five goals in game in the Nigeria topflight league with Kano Pillars was handed invite by Coach Ladan Bosso upon return from Norway.

Afterwards his heroics, Yusuf Abdullahi, who has been a ‘hot cake’ in the transfer market has been in Norway where to negotiate a potential move to top Norwegian Eliteserien league giants.

Dazzling in the Nigeria Under-20 training Cup for All African Games, Coach Ladan Bosso, has been given thumbs up for his rich scouting network to ensure the best for the Nigeria Flying Eagles team.

The towering youngster, Yusuf Abdullahi, is tipped to bring in something different and outstanding in the Nigeria Flying Eagles team for All African Games with his killer instinct passes and goal scoring prowess.

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Tochukwu Nnadi: Nigeria Flying Eagles Star Relishes U-20 World Cup Experience

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Nigeria Under-20 star, Nnadi Tochukwu, has relished his World Cup experience describing the outing as the best moment of his career.

Joining the Coach Ladan Bosso tutored side for the Under-20 World Cup as one of the invited foreign pros, the Botev Plovdiv midfielder unarguably justified his inclusion with a top performance.

Currently holidaying in Nigeria, the midfielder maestro expressed his delight for the privilege to represent his country.

“Ranks as one of the best moment of career, it was a dream come through and vowed to make the moment and opportunity count”

“Regardless not hitting our target which was the trophy but we had a decent outing and am proud of the whole team”

“Playing for the Flying Eagles is a huge motivation for me, motivation to work hard and aim for a place in the Super Eagles team “

“Everyone’s dream is unique and no dream is too big, it is achievable, it only takes hardwork which am out to put in the work and earn a call up to the Nigeria Senior National team”

The energetic midfielder who plies his trade in Bulgaria with Botev Plovdiv lists as one of the competition revelations as he gave a tip of the iceberg in Argentina.

Nnadi unique style of play makes him stand out and has been tipped as the future of the Nigeria Super Eagles team.

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Flying Eagles defender Ogwuche identifies reason for South Korea loss

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Sweden based Flying Eagles defender Abel Ogwuche in a short message has identified reason Nigeria lost to South Korea to exit the U-20 World Cup.

One of the Flying Eagles players to have featured from start to finish in every game, Ogwuche was key in defence as Nigeria marched to the quater-final of the 2023 FIFA U-20 World Cup.

Against South Korea, Ogwuche and his teammates dominated proceedings for the 120 minutes long game but fell to a rare chance converted by the Taegurk warriors.

In a tweet on his Twitter handle @AbelOgwuche5, the Trellborg of Sweden defender identified reason their 21 shots on goal all failed to hit the target.

He wrote ” It was not our day , but better days coming, We coming back stronger “

The loss ended their World Cup journey which featured stunning performances vs Italy and Argentina.

Ogwuche and few other players had done enough to woo scouts of top European side and who will be on their trail as they leave Argentina.

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