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CAFCL: Ilechukwu assures Plateau United Will Be Brave Against Esperance

Plateau United Technical Adviser Fidelis Ilechukwu says his team will go all out for a win against Esperance of Tunisia in the second leg of their CAF Champions League first round tie.

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Plateau United Technical Adviser Fidelis Ilechukwu says his team will go all out for a win against Esperance of Tunisia in the second leg of their CAF Champions League first round tie.

The second leg tie is billed for the Rades Stadium, Tunis.

Ilechukwu stated this shortly after his team’s slim 2-1 win over the four-time champions in the first leg encounter played at the MKO Abiola Stadium, Abuja on Sunday.

He explained that the best form of defence is attack and his team is deploying that strategy in order to preserve the first leg lead and qualify for the money-spinning group stage of the competition.

After having an idea of how the Tunisian side play , the former MFM coach stated that he is initiating measures to contain his opponents noting that his team will give everything to ensure they realize their objective of scaling through to the group stage of the Africa’s premier club competition.

“I am adopting an all attacking formation in the return leg of the second round in order to qualify for the group stage which we have already set for ourselves long before now and we are committed to that objective, Ilechukwu said.

While regretting chances his team missed in the the second half of the encounter, the Plateau United Technical Adviser noted that all deficiencies observed in the first leg will be improved upon before the return leg in Tunis.

He expressed appreciation to Governor Simon Lalong for the massive financial and moral support given to the team and assured soccer loving Nigerians that the technical crew under his watch is working hard to secure a decent result in the reverse fixture.

The winner of the first round over two legs , will qualify for the group stage of the competition while the loser will drop to the third round preliminary stage of the CAF Confederations Cup.

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‘You Don’t Buy Trust And Loyalty..’ Ighalo Pours Encomium on Super Agent Atta Aneke

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Nigeria International, Odion Ighalo, has poured Encomium on world acclaimed Nigerian-Norwegian Super Agent, Atta Aneke, following their link-up in Lagos State, Nigeria.

The Super Agent, Atta Aneke, currently in Nigeria for his players management group annual career transforming Scouting tourney alongside top Nigerian Agent, Paul Ojo Omamomo and Attai Udia visited the Al-Wehda talisman in his Multi-Million Mansion.

Paul Ojo Omama x Odion Ighalo x Udia Attai

Acknowledging and celebrating the Super Agent, Atta Aneke, who doubles as his manager, Odion Ighalo eulogized the big football agent for his big role in his illustrious career.

“Been working with my Agent @Playersagentoslo since I started my professional football career till date 2007-2024. You don’t buy trust and loyalty, you earn it. God bless you for everything” Ighalo wrote on his verified Instagram handle.

Just like Odion Ighalo, Super Agent Atta Aneke of Players Management Group has and playing key roles in the career up-shoot of most Nigerian talented footballers plying their trade across top European Leagues.

For Over two decades, top ranking Emefie Aneke Atta has been the face behind the rise and blossom of top Nigerian stars as his agency, Players Management Group, has brought to daylight juicy transfers.

According to trasnfermarket.com the Norwegian born Nigerian Super agent, Emefie Aneke Atta, Player Management Group controls a total of (90) players with (65) players plying their trade in topflight leagues in Europe, Asia and Scandinavia leagues.

Nigerian stars such as Igoh Ogbu,Samuel Adegbenro, Victor Boniface, Odion Ighalo, Chidera Ejuke,Daniel Chima Chukwu, Gift Orban, Fred Friday, Suleiman Abdullahi, Akor Adams, Abel Ogwuche, Peter Godly Michael, Chidera Ejuke, Like James Aaron Olanare, etc ranks amongst notable Nigerian stars under the Prestigious Players Management Group

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Besiktas Parts Ways with 21-Year-Old Player Emirhan Delibaş Over Discrepancy in Age on Dating site

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Besiktas and Emirhan Delibas Part Ways Amicably After Age Discrepancy on Dating Profile Goes Viral.

Besiktas Parts Ways with Young Player Amid Dating Profile Controversy Emirhan Delibas, 21, leaves club by Mutual Agreement Despite Denying Authenticity of Profile. Despite Denials, Delibas Exits Besiktas After Rising Through Youth Ranks.

In a statement, the club said: ‘We have parted ways with professional football player Emirhan Delibas by mutual agreement. We wish him success in his future career.’

Though the official reasoning behind the decision was not confirmed, it is likely to have been connected to Delibas’ alleged profile on dating app Bumble.

On his page, a photo of Delibas wearing Besiktas’ training kit and holding a drink was accompanied by his name and age, though the number falsely claimed he is 24.

His description told matchers that he was a footballer for the club, provided his Instagram handle and revealed that he was looking for ‘something casual’.

In a twist, however, the player has looked to distance himself from the profile.

In a statement on Instagram, he said: ‘I reject the slanders made by fake accounts and would like to state that my loyalty to my team cannot be questioned.

‘Besiktas is a responsibility for me. Your love has been my greatest motivation.’

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2023 FIFA Women World Cup: Super Falcons Squad Numbers Unveiled

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With the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup opening games scheduled for this Thursday, the shirt numbers of Nigeria’s Super Falcons were revealed earlier today with most players retaining their traditional Jersey numbers

In the goalkeeping area, first choice goalkeeper, retained her Jersey Number 16 whilst Balogun and Oluehi opted for Jersey Number 23 and 1 respectively.

Barcelona Feminine’ upfront, Asisat Oshala retained her number 8 with the number 9 shirt handed to Desire Oparanozie and Athletico Madrid Feminine Rashedaat Ajibade taking her trade mark Jersey Number 15.

At the backline, old war horse Onome Ebi and her center back pair,Plumptre retained their Jersey number 2 and 5. In the middle of the park, Ucheibe and Monday gift went for Jersey number 10 and 11.

In the Forward line; Ordega and Kanu will put on jersey number 12 and 17 respectively. Highly rated Payne and Echegini will wear 7 and 19.

The Super Eagles will start their campaign at the 2023 Women World Cup against Canada on July 21st.

Nigeria will then face Australia on July, 27th before the final group game versus Republic of Ireland on July 31st.

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