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Done Deal: Saudi Arabia Club Al-Ain FC Unveils Former Nigeria Under-23 Skipper

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Saudi Arabia based outfit,. Al Ain, have completed the transfer of former Nigeria under-23 skipper Erhun Obanor

A native of Benin City, Obanor is a product of the BJ Foundation Academy. He was loaned out at the start of the 2012-2013 season to the second-tier side COD United F.C.

Mid-2013, he was loaned on to top-tier side Bendel Insurance.,playing a season there before being sub-loaned to Abia Warriors F.C. until November 2015.

In January 2016, Obanor signed a 3.5-year long contract with the Tunisian greats Club Africain, but had to cancel it and return to Nigeria because of dubious transfer fee reasons.

In April 2016, he was loaned on by BJ Academy to MFM F.C.

Obanor moved abroad, however, already in July 2017, signing for SpVgg Greuther Fürth in Germany, joining the team in September of the same year, following the 2016 Summer Olympics.

However, he didn’t break into the team, and found himself unable to get any playing time, his nationality preventing him from playing for the reserves.

His contract was finally rescinded in the summer of 2018, and he moved to NK Rudeš in Croatia.

After two years playing in Albania for Kukësi and KF Laçi, Obanor returned to Croatia to sign for Istra in June 2021.

Having only accumulated a single league appearance for the Croatian side in 2021, Obanor was sent in January 2022 on loan to the Cypriot First Division side PAEEK until the end of the season.

On 1 August 2023, Obanor joined Saudi Arabian club Al-Ain.

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Otubanjo Yusuf: Nigeria Center-Forward Nets 11th League Goal As Pyunik Yerevan Suffers Defeat

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Prolific Nigeria forward, Yusuf Otubanjo, added to his goal numbers in the current Armenia topflight league season following his stunning goal in Pyunik Yerevan 3-1 lose against Ararat-Armenia earlier today.

The Armenian premier league top joint-scoring came through in his goal scoring element as he spearheaded Pyunik Yerevan attack and delivered a goal to ice his outstanding performance against Ararat-Armenia.

Upon the season restart, Ararat-Armenia were faced with a tough test haven been drawn to face Armenia premier league champions, Pyunik Yerevan on Matchday 21.

Hoping to continue with its streak, Pyunik Yerevan upon the season restart we’re faced with an uphill task haven been fixed to trade tackles with Ararat-Armenia away from home on Matchday 21.

First half of the game had the host, Ararat-Armenia showing business character as they established a 2-0 lead at half time with Nigerian winger, Yenne Tenton and Guinean star, Yattara.M scoring at the 30th and 41st minute respectively.

Ararat-Armenia sustained the tempo in the second half with Nigeria star, Yenne Tenton, completing a brace to earn Ararat-Armenia all points regardless Pyunik Yerevan reducing the deficit off Yusuf Otubanjo 78th minute goal.

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Yenne Tenton Nets Brace In Ararat-Armenia 3-1 Win Over Pyunik Yerevan

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Nigeria forward, Yenne Tenton, continued with his impressive goal scoring form in the Armenian Premier League as he delivered a brace in Ararat-Armenia 3-1 win over Armenia champions, Pyunik Yerevan in one of the Matchday 21 games played earlier today.

Painting Armenia premiere league with goals, Yenne Tenton has been in a ‘crazy goal’ scoring form as his double against Pyunik Yerevan increases his goal tally (12) goals.

Upon the season restart, Ararat-Armenia were faced with a tough test haven been drawn to face Armenia premier league champions, Pyunik Yerevan on Matchday 21.

Hoping to continue with its streak, Pyunik Yerevan upon the season restart we’re faced with an uphill task haven been fixed to trade tackles with Ararat-Armenia away from home on Matchday 21.

First half of the game had the host, Ararat-Armenia showing business character as they established a 2-0 lead at half time with Nigerian winger, Yenne Tenton and Guinean star, Yattara.M scoring at the 30th and 41st minute respectively.

Ararat-Armenia sustained the tempo in the second half with Nigeria star, Yenne Tenton, completing a brace to earn Ararat-Armenia all points regardless Pyunik Yerevan reducing the deficit off Yusuf Otubanjo 78th minute goal.

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Gbomadu Mathew: Promising Nigeria Forward Provides Stunning Assist In FC Van Win Over FC Alashkert

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Highly rated Nigeria youngster, Mathew Gbomadu, was handful in his debut game for Armenian side, FC Van, as he delivered assist for the team winning goal in FC Van 0-1 win away from home against, FC Alashkert.

The bulky Nigeria forward who was handed a starting place in the stars studded FC Van side lived up to expectations as he was a menace to FC Alashkert defenders and still delivered assist for FC Van winning goal.

After break, actions resumed in the Armenian elite league as, FC Alashkert, squared up to host, FC Van, in its Matchday 21 fixture.

FC Van ambushed inconsistent, FC Alashkert, side hoping to compound their woes when the two side trade tackles on Matchday 21.

First half of the game lived up to its billing with the two sides showing off great football artistry to the fans delight.

Heading towards half time break , visitors, FC Van, came through with the much sorted goal to break the deadlock as Guinean striker, Momo Toure, finished off, Mathew Gbomadu, exquisite assist at the 38th minute to hand the team lead heading back to the locker room.

An end to end stuff it turned in the second half, as Mathew Gbomadu assist for Momo Toure first half goal was all FC Van needed to secure all maximum points at stake against, FC Alashkert.

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