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How Nigerian Players Abroad Performed At The Weeknd

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Actions resumed across top leagues at the Weeknd with many nail bitting fixtures which produced lots of jaw dropping goals and amazing results.

Nigerian eligible and Internationals weren’t left out as they paraded with the various clubs, scoring lots of goals and assist to propel their teams to wins.

Here is a recap of the how Nigerian eligible and Internationals performed for their various clubs.

1.Samuel Adegbenro (Norrkoping, Sweden)
Samuel Adegbenro had a goal to his name after being set up by fellow Compatriot, Ishaq Abdulrazak as their Swedish club grinded out maximum points at the weekend against, Elfsborg.

With the goal against, Elfsborg, Adegbenro leads the highest goal scorers chart in the Swedish Allevenkan league with 16goals.

2. Sadiq Umar (Almeria, Spain)
The Nigerian dream team striker lasted for 78min in his side, Almeria, win against, Leganes on Friday night.

3. Troost-Ekong (Watford, England)
The Super Eagles assistant Skipper failed to help his side keep a clean sheet as they were piped (0-1) at home against, Southampton.

Fellow Compatriot, Dennis was missing in action owing to suspension for five yellow cards accumulation.

4. Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City, England)
It was a bad day in office for Iheanacho and his Leicester City team as they were beath (0-2) at the King Power stadium against, Arsenal.

5. Frank Onyeka (Brentford, England)
Frank the ‘Tank’ and his team suffered it’s third consecutive league defeat against, Burnley on Saturday afternoon.

6. Cyril Dessers (Feyenoord, Netherland)
The Super Eagles striker was a ‘Super Sub’ in his side slim win away from home against, Sparta Rotherdam, in the Dutch topflight league.

7. Calvin Bassey (Rangers, Scotland)
The Super Eagles left footed defender who regained his place at the midweek against, Aberdeen still retained his players as his side dismantled home team, Motherwell, in a 7goals thriller.

8. Joe Aribo (Rangers, Scotland)
The left footed midfielder who played all 90mins in his side (2-2) draw against, Aberdeen, still maintained his place in the starting line up as his Scottish side dismantled it’s opponents, Motherwell, in a 7goala thriller.

9. Leon Balogun (Ranger’s, Scotland)
The Super Eagles big centre back played out all 90mins at the mid-week against Aberdeen marshalled his side to another big win at the weekend against, Motherwell.

10. Innocent Bonke (Malmo FF, Sweden)
The Super Eagles rock solid defensive midfielder and his Swedish side consolidated it’s slim against, AIK, at the mid-week with another win against, Sirius at the Weeknd.

11. Moses Simon (Nantes, France)
The wing wizard lasted all 90min as his side were condemned to a lose away from home against, Montepellier.

12. Samuel Kalu (Bordeaux, France)
The Winger was handful for his side in their win against, Reims on Sunday afternoon. Samuel won a penalty for his and equally had his name on the assist book.

13. Victor Osimhen (Napoli, Italy)
The Super Eagles talisman who propelled his side to a (3-0) win on Thursday night filed on Sunday alongside his ‘Napel’ team as they clinched another Victor y as they piped Salerinitana.

14. Samuel Chukwueze (Villareal, Spain)
“Samu’ and his Villareal team couldn’t triumph over it’s opponents, Valencia, as they tested another road defeat.

15. Paul Onuachu (Genk, Belgium)
The lanky striker clinched his 10th goal of the season as he recorded a goal in his side big win against, Zulte Waregem in an 8goals thriller.

16. Maduka Okoye (Sparta Rotterdam, Netherlands)
The Nigerian Super Eagles goalkeeper efforts was brought to nothing after he was beaten by fellow Compatriot, Cyril Dessers, with just a minute to final whistle.

17. Chidera Ejuke (CSKA Moscow, Russia)
The CSKA wing wizard failed to Shine as usual as his side were condemned to as defeat on the road by Rubin Kazan.

18. Ahmed Musa (Faith Karagumruk, Turkey)
The Nigeria Super Eagles skipper and his side recorded another lose ,Kayserispor, on Sunday evening.

19.David Okereke (Venzia, Italy)
The former Nigeria junior international filed out with his side at Genoa as they bagged a point as they held the home side to a (0-0) stalemate.

20. Joel Obi (Salerinitana, Italy)
The box to box Midfielder who was involved in his side big win away from home against, Venzia at the mid-week worked hard to ensure a redemption for his side but his efforts were brought to nothing as they recorded a home lose against, Napoli.

21. Ola Aina (Torino, Italy)
The Super Eagles right back and his Italian Seria A outfit bounced back to winning ways with am emphatic win against, Sampdoria.

22. Ededem Edem Essien (FC Van, Armenia)
The midfield maestro and his fellow compatriot, Bolu Pascal suffered another disappointing home defeat against, Alashkeet on Sunday afternoon.

23. Ikouwem Utin ( Slaven Belupo, Crotia)
The Nigeria U20 skipper who played out all 90mins in his side MOL Cup campaign was a second half substitute in his side dramatic home win against, Hadjuk Split on Sunday evening.

24. Stephen Odey (Randers Denmark)
The former Nigeria professional football league goal king who scored in the Landspokal Cup at the midweek added to his goal tally as they took on Midtjylland on Sunday afternoon that ended in as defeat for his side.

25. Moses Ebiye (Tromso, Norway)
The 24years old forward was involved in his side point on the road as they held Kristisund, to a (1-1) draw at full tim.

26. Jackson Ipalibo (Strømsgodset, Norway)
The Box to box Midfielder and his compatriot duo of Attah Kadiri and Friday Fred were all involved in their team big win on Sunday evening against, Molde.

27. Ishaq Abdulrazak (Norrkoping, Sweden)
The 19 years old Midfield maestro bagged another assist as his set up fellow Compatriot, Samuel Adegbenro goa against, Elfsborg.

28. Godswill Ekpolo (Hacken, Sweden)
The big centre back and his compatriot, Tebo Franklin, who guided their side to a point away from home against, Ostersunds, at the midweek suffered a big (1-4) lose on Sunday afternoon against, Kalmar.

29. John Okoli (Arab Contractors, Egypt)
The Nigerian eligible fired blank in his side dramatic lose against, ENPPI SC, at the weekend.

31. Ebenezer Okezie (Zimbru Chisinu, Moldova)
The free scoring left full lasted for 78min as his Moldovan side claimed another home win against, Floresti.

32. Tosin Kehinde (Randers, Denmark)
The Nigerian forward who had his name at the mid-week in the Dannish Landspokal Cup fired blank at the weekend in a league fixture against, Midtjylland.

33.Taiwo Awoniyi (Union Berlin, Germany)
The Red hot Super Eagles striker fired blank at the Weeknd in his side (2-5) lose against, Bayern Munich.

34. Peter Olayinka (Slaviaa Prague, Czech Republic)
The lanky center forward added to his goal tally in his side (2-0) win against Viktoria Plezen.

35. Ike Ugbo (KRC Genk, Belgium)
The Nigerian was a second half substitute in his side (2-6) win away from home against, Zulte Waregem.

36. Lucky Opara (AC OULU, Finland)
The Nigerian right full back scored his 4th goal of the season at the weekend against, Haka.

37. Raphael Onyedika (Midtjylland, Denmark)
The Nigerian eligible Midfielder opened his goal account with a brace at the weekend against, Randers FC.

38. Ifeanyi Mathew (Lillestrom, Norway)
The former Kano Pillars midfielder inspired his side to a win after scoring their first against, Rosenborg.



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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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