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Egypt Premier League: 14 Nigerian Stars To Look Out For



After an exciting 2021/2022 season, the Egyptian topflight league is billed to resume later today with (3) games in the offing for the 2022/2023 season.

In view of the league, teams intensified Preparations with top level friendly fixtures to sharpen their competitive edge.

When the new Egyptian League season gets underway tomorrow, here (14) Nigerian Stars to look out for.

1. Kingsley Sokari (Pharco FC, Egypt)
The highly rated Nigerian international would aim to superced his last season feat in the new season. Since joining the Egyptian, the Super Eagles midfielder grew through the ranks through Hardwork to be ever present in the stars studded Pharco FC side.

Historically, Kingsley Sokari holds the record of being the second Nigerian International to feature for the Nigeria cadet National team and for the Super Eagles concurrently.

2. John Ebuka Okoye (Cleopatra Ceramica,Egypt)
Bullish talisman, Ebuka Okoye would no doubt aim to sustain his goal scoring business in the Egyptian topflight regardless his recent transfer.

Finishing as the Egyptian topflight league second top scorer last term, the highly in-demand striker teamed up with Egyptian topflight league giants, Cleopatra.

3.Yousef Maarouf (National Bank Egypt, Egypt)
The 29-year Midfielder who never went unnoticed last season will hope to do more in the new season to help his side challenge for Laurels.

4. Raphael Ayagwa (Aswan FC, Egypt)
Experienced midfield maestro will look forward to make his maiden season in the Egyptian topflight league count positively.

The former Tulsa Oklahoma midfielder is expected to bring lots of experience in the midfield set up of Aswan.

The box to box Nigerian midfielder ranks amongst Aswan FC new acquisition as he joined from Nigeria top-flight league giants, Lobi Stars.

5. Emeka Eze ( Al Masry, Egypt)
Experienced Nigerian midfielder, Emeka Eze who has been a regular face in the Stars studded Al Masry team would look forward to do more for his side in their new campaign.

6. Dinopeter Airaodion (ENPPI, Egypt)
Experienced 29-year old Dinopeter will no doubt do more for ENPPI in the coming season. The box to box midfielder would be relied greatly by his side for his trade mark assists.

7. Joseph Atule (ENNPI, Egypt)
The former Katsina United striker who joined ENPPI from rival club, Cleopatra Ceramica who look forward to justify his signing with goals in the new season.

The Nigerian forward would look forward to establish a strong partnership alongside his fellow compatriot, Dinopeter Airaodion.

8. Junior Ajayi (Smouha, Egypt)
The former Al Ahly talisman in the just concluded transfer window made a return back to the Egyptian topflight league to conclude his unfinished business in the league.

Painting the league red with goals whilst with Al Ahly, Ajayi would look forward to continue from where he stopped as he will hope to hit the ground running from his first game.

9. Sodiq Awujoola (Smouha, Egypt)
The Petit winger who took the league by storm last term will hope to superced his last season feat when the new season comes alive tomorrow.

10. John Okoli (Arab Contractors, Egypt)
Ending last season with good goal margin, dazzling John Okoli just like Oliver twist would hope to do more as he eye double digit goals in the new Egyptian League season.

11. Kelechi Chimezie (El Daklyeh, Egypt)
Energetic Kelechi Chimezie would hope to prove his worth and justify his signing in his maiden season in the Egyptian topflight league.

Bagging a feat of playing all matches in the Nigeria top-flight league last term, the box to box midfielder is expected to give a good account of himself in his new home.

12.Christopher John (El Daklyeh, Egypt)
Just like his fellow compatriot, Kelechi Chimezie, Sensational youngster will hope to carve a niche for himself in his first season in the Egyptian topflight league.

13. Funom Alfred (El Daklyeh, Egypt)
Alongside his compatriot, high flying wing wizard, Funom Alfred would hope to paint the Egyptian topflight league with goals when the new season gets underway.

14. Abdullahi Ojifinni (El Daklyeh, Egypt)
The former ABS Youngster will look forward to make his first season in the Egyptian topflight league count positively.

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Atuloma Emeka: Nigerian Midfielder Relishes Al Ettihad Experience



Nigerian international, Emeka Atuloma has relished his experience playing with Bahraini based side, Al Ettihad Bahrain, in the just concluded Bahrain second division 2023/2024 season.

Holidaying in Nigeria, the utility player in a chat with Nigerian journalist, Nwosu ‘Chygoz’ Chigozie, bared his experience in the just concluded season playing for Al Ettihad.

“It was a sweet experience playing for a wonderful club like Al Ittihad, they club has one of the best fan base and they kept lending their support to their darling team althrough the season”

“The league is quiet demanding but never took me long to adopt as I have played in the country in the last two years so am used to the food and their weather”

“It was no doubt a remarkable season for me, had the most number of matches and equally helped the team always anytime defending the badge”

“Am looking forward to the next challenge which will be made public in the coming weeks” cheerful Atuloma concluded.

Known for his bullish nature in the middle of the park and his ability to play in more than one position, Atuloma remained handful and ever present in the stars studded Al Ittihad team.

The Nigerian midfielder has played in numerous leagues as he list Al-Shabab as his former clubside.

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



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 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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Luqman Gilmore Resume Pre-Season With FC Urartu



Top ranking Nigerian midfielder, Luqman Gilmore, has resumed pre-season preparations with Armenian topflight league side, FC Urartu, after a decent 2023/2024 season.

The highly rated midfielder turned up with the rest of the squad with the rest of the team during the week under-review as the team begins earnest preparations for the upcoming coming 2024/2025 season.

Known for his goal scoring ability and his exceptional brilliance in the middle of the park, Luqman Gilmore who arrived at FC Urartu during the season under review from Latvian side, Liepaja, shone like a million stars in his first year with goals and assist to his name.

In the season in view, the goal scoring sensation has been highly tipped to be an integral squad member of the stars studded FC Urartu team as his goal scoring ability will come in handy for the team.

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