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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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Adekunle Shines In Sporting Lagos Dramatic Win



Nigeria Super Eagles defender, Adekunle Adeleke, came through with another top performance in the Nigeria topflight as he Marshaled relegation threatened Sporting Lagos to a win following its dramatic 2-1 win over Defending Champions, Enyimba FC, in one of the Matchday 37 fixture played today.

Unarguably Sporting Lagos trusted defender, Adeleke who joined the Lagos based side at mid season has continually shown off class in back to back games for Sporting.

Sporting Lagos who lost at home on Matchday 36 had their hope of survival on a pendulum as the team needs nothing but a win against Enyimba FC.

After been held at home on Matchday 36, Enyimba marched into Lagos with a date against relegation threatened Sporting Lagos.

Sporting Lagos at kick-off earned a spot kick with just 5mins into the had their chance fluffed but worked out another goal to earn a lead at half time.

On return for the second half, Enyimba FC converted from the spot to return the game to a stalemate.

With few minutes left in the game, Sporting grinded out a deserved goal at the 85mins, a goal enough to separate the two sides at full time.

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Ede Oloko Nets Brace Again!



Scoring Sensation, Ede Oloko, continued with his goal festival in the Latvian Virsliga, as he recorded another brace in Jelgava disappointing 4-2 defeat to Grobina in one of the Matchday 18 fixtures played earlier today in the Latvian Virsliga.

One of Nigeria most inform abroad, Oloko in back to back games has continued to show off his worth in the colors of Jelgava as he seven (7) goals under his belt.

Winless in last two games, Grobina ambushed Jelgava hoping to bounce back to winning ways on Matchday 18.

Inconsistent Jelgava side had their hands full on Matchday 18 haven been drawn to trade tackles with Grobina away from home.

First half of the fixture ended on a 1-1 stalemate as Ede Oloko third minute goal was cancelled by Grobina with its 41st minute goal before the half time break.

Resilient Grobina on emergence for the second half out scored its visitors to bring the final scoreline to 4-2 with Jelgava Nigerian import, Ede Oloko, completing a brace for the day.

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Sunday Megwo’s Brace Saves Abia Warriros From Relegation



Red-hot Sunday Megwo and Abia Warriros will play in the Nigeria Premier League next season after the gangling talisman recorded a brace in Abia Warriors 2-0 win over Akwa United earlier today.

Abia Warriors are mathematically safe with 51 points from as many matches as all team struggling for survival cannot catch up with them after final day.

It is a remarkable achievement for Abia Warriros, who were at risk of sinking after its goalless draw against Bendel Insurance but got a sign of relief after its 3-1 win over Gombe United in Bauchi on Matchday 36.

They, Abia Warriros, were down in the relegation zone after matchsay 34 but a burst of form by Nigerian forward , Sunny Megwo has now kept them up.

The dreaded striker has constantly help the team win games with goals as his brace today helps relegation threatened Abia Warriors to be relief.

Today, he scored his seventh (7) goal of the season to give his team all maximum points at stake.

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