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Chidera Ejuke; A Super Star In The Making.

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The Nigeria Super Eagles completed it’s fixtures in the current International break with a double header against, Central Africa Republic, as the quest for a place in the 2022 Qatar World Cup toughens.

Central Africa Republic shocked Nigerians as they defied the booker’s odds to inflict a shocking defeat on the Nigeria Super Eagles team.

Super Eagles gaffer, Gernot Rohr, and his wards rallied around and redeemed it’s image and bragging rights with a convincing win against Central Africa Republic away from him.

In this two fixtures, CSK Moscow winger, Chidera Ejuke, has been the biggest reveal in the double header fixture as the sensational winger dished out a glimpse of his asset and prospects in the double header games.

The light skinned winger prior before handed an invite to the Nigeria Senior National team, Ejuke had made 5 appearances for the Nigeria U17 and 3 for the Nigeria U20 team.

The wing wizard got his maiden call up to the Nigeria Senior National team under Genort Rohr in an International friendly game against Tunsia tho didn’t play a part in the game which ended in a stalemate.

Born on 2 January 1998, Ejuke who is arguably a big asset and a huge star in the making, he currently plies his trade with Russian outfit, CSKA Moscow.

In March 2017, Ejuke signed a three-year contract with Eliteserien side Vålerenga. In July 2019, he moved to the Netherlands to play for SC Heerenveen, ignoring interest from clubs as Besiktas JK and Lazio Roma.

On 28 August 2020, CSKA Moscow announced the signing of Ejuke from Heerenveen on a four-year contract. On 30 September 2020, He scored the third goal in a 3–1 derby win over Spartak Moscow.

Ejuke who plays from the left wing style of play is a unique one, one that has been long seen in the Nigeria Super Eagles since the retirement of Jay-Jay Okocha.

Blessed with quick feet’s, sleeky touches and an extraordinary eye for goals, Ejuke unimaginable dribbling skill is one that makes him playable, little wonder he shone like a million stars against Cape Verde as well as in the double header World Cup Qualifiers against Central Africa Republic.

Before teaming up with Russian outfit,CSKA Moscow, Ejuke was chased down by plethora of top clubs in Europe as his wealth of skills makes him standout and his ability to eliminate and take opponents to cleaners for fun make him a big threat to any team.

After a scillinating performance against Cape Verde, Nigeria born Super Agent, Attah Udia Aneke, described the 23 years as a talented Super star in the making, a view the boy the boy has gone ahead to justify with an electrifying display against Central Africa Republic.

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Nigeria Striker, Leke James Bags Degree In Business Management

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Nigeria forward, Leke Samson James, has completed his Business and Sports Management course at the, University of Hertfordshire in United Kingdom.

James follows in the footstep of former Nigeria International, Seyi Olofinjana, Nigeria Super Eagles midfielder, Ndidi Wilfred as well as Nigeria Super Falcons duo of Rasheedat Ajibade and Uchenna Kanu. who bagged degrees in same discipline.

He started out his career in his native homeland playing for Bridge Boys.

He transferred to Aalesund on 6 January 2012,

On 26 July 2012 he made his first appearance for Aalesund coming on as a substitute at the start of the second half of the game versus Tirana in Europe League scoring twice in Aalesund’s 5–0 win. On 29 July 2012 he made his debut in Tippeligaen and also started his first match, against Stabæk.

Between 2016 and 2017 he played for Chinese club Beijing Enterprises Group in China League One.

On 30 April 2018, Molde FK announced the signing of James on a three-year contract.[2] He got his Molde debut on 26 July 2018 when he came on as a 67th minute substitute in Molde’s 3–0 win against Laçi in the 2018–19 UEFA Europa League second qualifying round. James scored Molde’s third goal in the game

On June 2019, James scored a perfect hat-trick in the first half in Molde’s 4–0 away win against Strømsgodset.[3]He scored with his right foot, left foot and his head and completed his hat-trick in 13 minutes and 45 seconds. On 11 July 2019.

After a short spell in the Saudi Pro League, James joined Süper Lig club Sivasspor on a two-year on 14 July 2021.[6]

On 30 December 2021, James scored two goals in Sivasspor’s 2–1 win over MKE Ankaragücü in the fifth round of the Turkish Cup.[7] Sivasspor would eventually defeat Kayserispor in the final to secure the club its first major honour.[8]

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Bulgarian Cup: Ukaki Success Shines In Botev Plovdiv Quarter-Finals Win.

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Promising Nigerian youngster, Success Ukaki came through with another top performance in the colors of Bulgarian outfit, Botev Plovdiv, as he shone like a million stars in the keenly contested quarter-finals fixture between Botev Plovdiv and Spartak Varna in the Bulgarian cup.

Arriving from FDC Vista, Ukaki within a short term has continued to garner minutes of action under his belt as he delivered excellently haven started against Spartak Varna in the Bulgarian Cup quarterfinals.

Playing from Right-wing back position, Ukaki was a menace down the channels as he was a major threat offensively and still kept it solid defensively.

Ukaki and his Botev Plovdiv side squared up for a tricky clash in the quarter finals of the Bulgarian cup haven been drawn to trade tackles with Spartak Varna.

Spartak Varna has their quest for glory put to a litmus test haven been drawn to face top ranking Botev Plovdiv side away from home in the quarterfinals.

First half of the exciting fixture had Botev Plovdiv establishing a 1-0 lead at half time courtesy of Nigerian striker, Samuel Akere 22nd minute goal.

On return for the second half, Akere continued from where he stopped and this time provided assist for Popov.I 72nd minute goal which doubled Botev Plovdiv lead.

Spartak Varna fought back only to get a consolation goal which wasn’t enough to cause upset for Botev Plovdiv

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Bulgarian Cup: Red-hot Samuel Akere Scores, Bags Assist As Botev Plovdiv Edge Spartak Varna

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Highly rated Nigerian winger, Samuel Akere, was the hero for Bulgarian outfit, Botev Plovdiv, as he scored and recorded assist to inspire Botev Plovdiv to a 2-1 win against Spartak Varna in quarter-finals played today in the Bulgarian cup.

Unarguably one of Botev Plovdiv best players, Akere has continued to evolve rapidly as he his exciting performances week in, week out has earned him a starting place in the stars studded Botev Plovdiv team.

Akere and his Botev Plovdiv side squared up for a tricky clash in the quarter finals of the Bulgarian cup haven been drawn to trade tackles with Spartak Varna.

Spartak Varna has their quest for glory put to a litmus test haven been drawn to face top ranking Botev Plovdiv side away from home in the quarterfinals.

First half of the exciting fixture had Botev Plovdiv establishing a 1-0 lead at half time courtesy of Nigerian striker, Samuel Akere 22nd minute goal.

On return for the second half, Akere continued from where he stopped and this time provided assist for Popov.I 72nd minute goal which doubled Botev Plovdiv lead.

Spartak Varna fought back only to get a consolation goal which wasn’t enough to cause upset for Botev Plovdiv

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