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How Super Eagles Stars Performed At The Weekend.

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After an action filled International break, European leagues actions resumed across top Leagues as teams continue their quest for domestic glory.

Nigerian Super Eagles players who has returned back to base were on parade with their different Clubsides at the weekend with some on the score sheet and many other bagging an assist.

Here is a review of how Super Eagles players performed at the Weeknd.

1.Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City, England)
Leicester City striker, Kelechi Iheanacho, who played a vital role in the Super Eagles narrow qualification suffered a big home defeat at the King Power Stadium as they were beaten at home by Chelsea with the striker firing blank.

2.Frank Onyeka (Brentford, England)
Frank Onyeka who played one game out of the two Super Eagles of Nigeria matches during the International break came off the bench to help his side salvage a point against Newcastle on Saturday afternoon.

3.Cyril Dessers (Feyenoord, Netherland)
Red hot, Cyril Dessers, who wasn’t called up for National duty during the International break played a major part to help his side bag another home win at the weekend against, Zwolle.

4.Calvin Bassey (Rangers, Scotland)
The Super Eagles left full back who wasn’t involved during the International with the Nigeria Super Eagles suffered a big defeat as they were knocked off the Scottish cup by a (4-1) defeat against, Hibernian.

5. Joe Aribo (Rangers, Scotland)
The Super Eagles midfielder who played all two matches during the International break came back to Scotland and handed a shocking defeat against, Hibernian, knocking off his team off the Scottish cup.

6.Zaidu Sanusi (FC Porto, Portugal)
The left full back who returned with the Super Eagles during their international break helped his side in their big win against, CD Feirense in the Portuguese cup game on Saturday afternoon.

7.Ndidi Wilfred (Leicester City)
Workaholic, Ndidi Wilfred, who returned and featured for the Super Eagles during the international break couldn’t do much to help his side avoid defeat as they got beaten at home by Chelsea on Saturday afternoon.

8.Chidera Ejuke (CSKA Moscow, Russia)
Ejuke played in the Super Eagles double games during the International break but failed to score to aid his side bag a win against, Khimki as the game ended in a barren draw.

9. Ahmed Musa (Faith Karagumruk, Turkey)
The Nigeria Super Eagles skipper who came on as a substitute twice in the qualifiers gamess During the international break played a major role as his side recorded a (3-1) win against, Kasimpasa at the weekend.

11. Innocent Bonke (Malmo FF, Sweden)
The Super Eagles rock solid defensive midfielder who was missing in Action with the Super Eagles during the International break came back to action with his Swedish side, Malmo FF as they dropped a point at home against, Hacken.

12. Moses Simon (Nantes, France)
The French based Super Eagles winger who featured in the qualifiers games during the International break fired blank as they were condemned to a (3-1) defeat against, PSG.

13. Samuel Kalu (Bordeaux, France)
The Winger who pulled out of the Super Eagles squad for the qualifiers fired blank in his side win against, Metz, on Sunday afternoon.

14. Victor Osimhen (Napoli, Italy)
The Super Eagles talisman who scored twice during the International break suffered a head injury in his Italian side defeat against, Inter Milan.

15. Samuel Chukwueze (Villareal,Spain)
Chukwueze who was an unused sub during the International break played the ending 7mins of his side draw against, Celta Vigo.

16. Paul Onuachu (Genk, Belgium)
The current Belgian topflight league highest Goalscorer who came up as a late substitute at the International break fired blank as his side were piped away from home against, Beerschot.

17 Taiwo Awoniyi (Union Berlin, Germany)
The Super Eagles striker fired his side to a (2-0) win as they fly pass Hertha Berlin in the ‘Berlin Derby.

18. Dennis Bonaventure (Watford, England)
The Super Eagles striker bagged a goal and assist as his English side defeated Manchester United (4-1) at the weekend.

19. Troost-Ekong (Watford, England)
The Super Eagles skipper was a second half Subsistute as his side claimed a big win against, Manchester United on Saturday afternoon.

20. Leon Balogun (Rangers, Scotland)
The Super Eagles defender and his side were unfortunate as they got eliminated in the Scottish cup by Hibernian.

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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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