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Europa Conference League: Eight Outstanding Nigerian Stars



Europa Conference League play-off continued yesterday across various stadias as teams across Europe continued their quest to book a place in the group stage of the prestigious tournament.

In all (45) games played yesterday in the competition, Nigerian internationals weren’t left out as the played key role in helping their teams in their quest for continental glory.

Below are (8) Nigerian Stars who were on parade and outstanding for their various teams.

1. Orban Gift (Gent, Belgium)

Gift played a key role in Gent 5-1 win over MŠK Žilina with a goal to inspire his side to a big win.

2. Yusuf Otubanjo (Pyunik Yerevan, Armenia)

The experienced talisman provided an assist to help Pyunik Yerevan secure a win over Kalmar away from home.

3. Yenne Tenton x Mathew Gbomadu (Ararat-Aremenia, Armenia)

The Nigeria duo played a role in Ararat-Aremenia 1-1 draw with Greek side, Aris at home.

4. Abdulrahman Taiwo (Riga, Latvia)

The Nigerian star came from the bench to put in a five star performance regardless their slim loss.

5. David Akintola (Adana Demirspor, Turkey)

David was on parade in Romania as Adana Demirspor were held to a 1-1 with CFR Cluj.

6. Troost-Ekong (POAK, Greece)

Troost-Ekong played out all 90mins in POAK 0-0 draw with Beitar Jerusalem.

7. Raphael Onyedikachi (Club Brugge, Belgium)

Raphael put in a shift in the middle of the park to help Club Brugge claim a 3-0 win over Aarhus.

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Nigeria Duo Of Ahmed & Igbokwe Scores In Gent 0-4 Win Over Heist



Nigeria duo of Goodluck Igbokwe and Ahmed Abdullahi added to their goal tally in the Belgian National Division 1 following their goal involvement in KAA Gent B 0-4 win away from home against Heist.

The Nigeria Under-20 duo has been in astonishing form in the colours of Gent B with handful of goals to their name with red-hot forward Ahmed Abdullahi leading the goal scorers chart with 10goals.

Following its lose on Matchday 12, Heist braced up for a tough test against Gent B as they eye a win and a change of fortune to turn around their position on the log.

Hoping to climb on the log, Gent B filed out against Heist on Matchday 13 hoping to sustain its winning streak.

First half of the game went the way of the visitors as Gent B opened scoring at the 21st minute to lead at half time.

In the second half, Nigeria forward, Ahmed Abdullahi doubled Gent B lead before the team killed off the game with (2) more goals and Nigeria forward, Goodluck Igbokwe closing scoring with his 80th minute goal to earn the fixture on a win for Gent B on a 0-4 score line

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Belgian Cup: Nigeria Striker Goal Inspires Royal Antwerp Comeback Against Royal Charleroi



Nigeria wing wizard , Chidera Ejuke, put up another fantastic display as his goal inspired Royal Antwerp 5-2 comeback victory over Royal Charleroi Sporting Club in Wednesday night in the Belgian cup.

The Nigeria international who has been in outstanding form after opening his goal account in Royal Antwerp draw away from him booked a place in the Belgian cup and came through big for the team with a goal.

The Nigeria Super Eagles star was inspirational in Royal Antwerp encounter against Royal Charleroi Sporting Club as his strike was enough to help his side subdue its opponents in the Belgian cup.

First half of the game had the visitors, Royal Charleroi Sporting Club, taking an early lead after breaking the deadlock at the 28th minute and went ahead to double its lead at the 31st minute.

Royal Antwerp turning point began lately in the first half as Nigeria forward Chidera Ejuke reduced the deficit to 2-1 before the half time brea.

Royal Antwerp built on Ejuke’s goal to start a come back as they leveled parity at 57th minute and went ahead to score at the 71st, 76th and 90th minute to earn a 5-2 win at full time

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Chidera Ejuke: Nigeria Striker Wins Goal Of The Month Award In Belgium



Chidera Ejuke, Super Eagles forward, has won the Royal Antwerp goal of the month award for November

The winner was announced on the team Instagram page earlier today

The Nigerian scored an exquisite goal in Royal Antwerp 1-1 stalemate against Koninklijke Sint-Truidense Voetbalvereniging, a goal which served a point for the team.

The goal came in the 81st minute of the second half as Koninklijke Sint-Truidense Voetbalvereniging were already cruising to a slim home win but Ejukes goal ensured a share of spoils.

After making huge statement after coming off the bench to find back of the net against Koninklijke Sint-Truidense Voetbalvereniging, the Nigeria Super Eagles star has continued to be consistent with goal scoring and top performance in league and cup games for Royal Antwerp.

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