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Done Deal: Latvian Virslīga Outfit Riga FC Lands Nigerian Striker Abdulrahman Taiwo



Latvian Virslīga outfit, Riga Football Club, have completed the signing of highly rated Nigerian talisman, Abdulrahman Taiwo from Danish side, Sønderjyske Fodbold.

Born on 5 August 1998, 24-year-old Taiwo played in Nigeria with Abees Academy Abuja and Kwara United.

In 2017, he had a nine-month stint with Turkish club Bursaspor, which preceded a move to FC Zbrojovka Brno of the Czech First League in September 2017.

In January 2018, Taiwo completed a transfer to Slovakia to join Nitra. He scored five goals in pre-season for Nitra, notably netting braces against ex-team FC Zbrojovka Brno and MTK Budapest respectively.

He made his debut on 28 July in the Slovak Super Liga, featuring for the full duration of a 2–1 loss against Žilina.[2] Taiwo’s first competitive goal came in August versus Slovan Bratislava.

In January 2019, Taiwo moved across Slovakia to DAC Dunajská Streda.[4] A year later, after six goals for DAC, Taiwo returned to the Czech First League on loan with Karviná. He scored on debut versus Zlín on 15 February 2020.

On 19 August 2021, Taiwo joined Danish Superliga club Sønderjyske on a deal until June 2025.

On 6 September 2022, the club confirmed that Taiwo had left the club to join Slovak side FC Spartak Trnava on a loan deal for the 2022-23 season.

In the colours of Spartak Trnava, Taiwo turned a dreaded striker piloted the goal scoring affairs of Spartak Trnava expertly, scoring goals and delivering the prestigious Slovak Cup.

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CAF Confederation Cup: Ajako James Late Goal Save Fath Union Sport From Home Defeat



Nigerian defender, James Ajako, opened his goal account in the colours of Moroccan side, Fath Union Sport as he came through with the team only to salvage a point for Fath Union Sport against Union Sportive de la Médina d’Alger in the CAF Confederation Cup.

Moroccan top-flight league giants, Fath Union Sport, eyed a positive start in the new CAF Confederation Cup group campaign when they take on Algerian top-flight league giants, Union Sportive de la Médina d’Alger.

Algiers based side, Union Sportive de la Médina d’Alger, had their hands full in its first game of the campaign in the CAF Confederation Cup haven been faced to lock horns with Fath Union Sport.

First half of the game almost ended in a stalemate not for Union Sportive de la Médina d’Alger defender, Zineddine Belaid who fired in the opener at the 45th minute.

Ahead upon restart, Union Sportive de la Médina d’Alger held on to it’s lead but failed to be solid behind as they got punish as high flying Nigerian defender, James Ajako, surged forward to poke in an equaliser for Fath Union Sport to bring final scoreline to 1-1 at full time.

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Peter Michael: Red-hot Nigerian Striker Wins Man Of The Match In VPS Victory Over Honka



Nigerian Striker, Peter Godly Michael has been voted as the Man Of The Match following his outstanding performances in Vaasan Palloseura 0-3 win over Honka.

The Nigerian international was unanimously selected for the MOTM award following his contribution and goal which inspired the team to a big win away from home.

Ranking as Vaasan Palloseura most in-form striker as he always come through with goals when mattered most.

Peter Godly Michael and his Vaasan Palloseura team pulled up for its game against Honka hoping to cart away all maximum points at stake when they face Honka.

Honka who hasn’t been in its best form had their hands full in its Championship play-off been tied to face in-form Vaasan Palloseura .

Vaasan Palloseura went infront with just 37th minute into the game as it’s Ghanaian star, Prosper Ahiabu converted inside the box, a goal which ushered in a double with Nigerian striker, Peter Godly Michael to end the half on a 0-2 lead.

On re-emergence, Vaasan Palloseura completed the third to stretch the game outta sight for the host to bring the final score line to 0-3

With the win Vaasan Palloseura moved to the 3rd place on the log with 42 points whilst Honka remained pinned on 5th position on a 38 points

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Abdullahi Tanko: Nigerian Forward Scores In FC Baník Ostrava Eight-Goal Thriller Win



Goal scoring Nigerian forward, Abdullahi Tanko continued with his goal scoring business in the Czech Fortuna Liga as he recorded his 4th goal of the season In Banik Ostrava 5-1 defeat of FC Zlin at the Městský stadion (Ostrava).

To sustain the momentum and to convince its newly found form is never a fluke, Banik Ostrava had FC Zlin to battle on Matchday 9 as they eye improving its spot on the log.

Beaten mercilessly in its last (2) games, FC Zlin hoped earnestly for a change in fortune starting from its Matchday 9 tie against FC Banik Ostrava at their Městský stadion (Ostrava) fortress.

First half of the fixture had the two sides sizeing each other before settling for a goal apiece after the first 45th minute.

It rained goals for FC Banik Ostrava on restart as they took lead at the 50th minute off the boot of Kubala.F.

It took just seven minutes for Banik Ostrava to record the (3) goal as Rigo.T found its way into the offensive third to riffle in a goal.

FC Banik Ostrava showed class afterwards with Kubala.F completing its brace at the 64th minute before Nigerian striker, Abdullahi Tanko closed scoring with his 82nd minute goal.

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