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Eight (8) Nigerian Stars Who Scored At The Weekend

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MmIt was an absolute exciting Weeknd across European and Scandinavia leagues with many surprising results emanating from various Stadias across the leagues.

In all goals scored at the weekend, Nigerian internationals weren’t left out as they found back of the net to help their side avert defeats.

Below are the Nigerian Stars who were fortunate to find back of the net and increase their goal tally at the weekend.

1. Tolu Arokodare (Amiens, France)
The former Koln striker had a goal to his name to help his French based outfit, Amiens, to a record a (2-0) convincing win against, Nancy in one of the French Cup fixtures played at the weekend.

2. Christain Irobiso (Gaz Metan Medias, Romania)
The little known Nigeria international had a goal to his name at the weeknd in his side disappointing lose against, FC Voluntari, in the Romanian topflight league.

3. Asisat Lamina Oshoala (Barcelona Femení, Spain)
Nigeria Super Falcons skipper, Asisat Oshala, stole the show in the Spanish Women topflight league, as her hattrick inspired her side to a (4-1) win against, Real Betis (Women) at the weekend .

4. Alhassan Yusuf (Royal Antwerp, Belgium)
The highly rated Midfield came through for his Belgian topflight league giants, Royal Antwerp, with the goal which ensured their away win against, Gent.

5. Ibrahim Aliyu (Lokomotiva Zagreb, Crotia)
The Nigerian international 46th minute goal proved the match winner for his side as they came from behind to hand , Dragovoljac, a disappointing away defeat.

6. Orji Okonkwo (Cittadel, Italy)
The former Nigeria junior international, Orji Okonkwo, came through for his side with a goal in his side disappointing (1-1) stalemate against, Cosenza, on Sunday evening.

7. Franklin Sasere (Hamrun Spartans, Malta)
The little known Nigerian international had a goal to his name but wasn’t enough to avert his side looming lose on Sunday evening against,Floriana.

8. Savior Godwin (Casa Pia, Portugal)
The Nigerian international first half goal inspired his Portuguese second division side to a (2-0) win against, Penafiel.

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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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