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Godswill Ekpolo: Nigeria International Nominated For Cypriot Best XI Defender

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Rock-solid Nigerian born defender, Godswill Ekpolo, has been listed amongst Cypriot First Division best defenders (11) according to PASP Awares following his impressive season in the current campaign with Apollon Limassol.

Since teaming up with Apollon Limassol from Swedish based outfit, IFK Norrköping, Ekpolo has been ever present in the backline for Apollon Limassol and has been influential and a figure behind the team success .

On Awareness, the Nigerian international is a great reader of the game. He is one of the most intelligent players and this trait goes hand in hand with his other qualities and helps make him a better player. His decision-making skills are top-notch and an important factor for his success. Ekpolo manages to keep track of every opposition movement and runs which helps him close down spaces and stop players in their tracks.

Right from defensive abilities to his attacking instincts, each of these attributes are powered by his awareness of the game.

However, Godswill Ekpolo is one of the finest ball-playing CBs in the world. While he isn’t roughing up opposition forwards, Ekpolo can be seen playing long balls out of the back of the defence aiming to pick a man in the final third.

He has a wide passing range and often manages to find the man even with his diagonal long balls. The defender’s ability to play out of the back provides the Apollon Limassol more options to attack and is another brilliant quality the Nigerian has to offer.

His awareness of the game helps improve his passing ability. Very rarely can he be seen clearing the ball into the opposition half like most defenders tend to. Ekpolo often tries to build a move while intercepting a mass or while under pressure and helps the team retain possession of the ball.

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Transfer: Romanian Top-Flight League Champions Joins Chase For Nigerian Youngster David Ankeye.

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Red-hot Nigerian striker, David Ankeye, tops the transfer radar of top European and clubsides following his breakout season with Tunisian based side ES Hammam-Sousse.

Born on May 22, 2002, the 21-year-old Nigerian sensational center-forward has been an incredible form for Tunisian Ligue Professionnelle 1 outfit, ES Hammam-Sousse, scoring in back to back games.

According to Nigerian based Journalist, Nwosu Chigozie, the in-form center-forward, David Ankeye, has plethora of offers with newly promoted Romanian top-flight league side, FC Dinamo București and Romanian top-flight league champions, FCV Farul Constanța , ranking as the two sides leading the chase for the Nigerian talisman.

As of the time of this report, the two Romanian elite league sides has already tabled €200,000 Euros for the services of the Nigerian Strikers, David Ankeye.

With Eight (8) league goals to his name, David Ankeye has remained one of Nigeria most consistent Strikers abroad as his exceptional clinical goal scoring prowess makes him unplayable and dangerous .

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Etim John: Nigerian Born Winger Clinch League Title With Slovak Outfit

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Little known Nigerian star, Etim John, has added another medal to his cabin as he emerged League Champions with Slovak outfit, FK Spišská Nová Ves and earned the team promotion.

The highly rated wing-wizard was an integral squad member of the stars studded FK Spišská Nová Ves side as he played a key role to the club success story and promotion.

To seal the league title, FK Spišská Nová Ves were faced with an uphill task haven been fixed to trade tackles with Rimaviska in its last game of the season.

The champions in waiting, FK Spišská Nová Ves brushed outside its opponents Rimaviska on a 3-1 score line to emerge champions and earn promotion.

Following his outstanding performances, the former Liepaja winger who has turned a free player after the current campaign is believed to top transfer radar of top Clubsides with the free playing weighing all options on the table.

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Super Sub: Nigerian Scoring Sensation Effiong Nsungusi Nets 4th League Goal

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Nigeria Scoring Sensation, Effiong Nsungusi, continued with his goal party in the Kazakhstan elite league as he came through with his (4) goal of the season in Football Club Atyrau disappointing defeat away from home against Ordabasy.

Joining from Danish side, Koge, Nsungusi has continually justified his season for Football Club Atyrau with his back to back goals.

In-form Ordabasy had its unbeaten run put to test haven been drawn to face Football Club Atyrau on Matchday 12 at home.

Rejuvenated Football Club Atyrau came all out for maximum points haven been drawn to face title gunning Ordabasy side.

First half for the fixture swung the part of the host as they scored twice in the first half to establish a two goal lead at half time.

On re-emergence for the second half, Football Club Atyrau Nigerian import who came off the bench at the 46th minute went ahead to score his side goal at the 49th minute.

A lifeline which never counted for the team as it ended in a defeat for the visitors

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