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Jordan Torunarigha: Everything You Need To Know About New Nigeria Super Eagles Invitee

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The 23-year-old represents K.A.A. Gent – here’s your guide to the youngster who has been invited by Jose Peseiro.

Who is he and what will he bring to the three-time African champions as Jose Peseiro hopes to raise a solid Super Eagles team?

In case you are unfamiliar with the 23-year-old and his style of play, Nigerian born Journalist, Nwosu Chygoz (CHIGOZIE) has come up with an extensive profile of the man who will be expected to make a big impression on the three-time African champions

WHO IS Jordan Torunarigha

Jordan Torunarigha is a professional footballer who represents Belgian elite division side, K.A.A Gent

Born in Chemnitz, Germany – the talented defender initially rose through the youth ranks of German based side, Hertha BSC II in 2015.

After 5-years of playing with Hertha BSC II, scoring (3) goals in (45) appearances, Jordan Torunarigha earned promotion which had him team up with Hertha BSC main team from 2016-2022.

Which position does Jordan Torunarigha play?

Jordan Torunarigha is a central defender and is capable of playing from the defensive midfield position following his rugged and combative style of play.

So what sort of player is he exactly?

Jordan Torunarigha is a rock-solid who is very good in ball playing and good when it comes to aerial balls.

The 23-year-old is strong and has also drawn praise for his flair, speed as well as ability to help his team play out from the back and ability to surge forward to get goals.

Regardless playing for the German cadet National team, the KAA Gent is eligible to play for Nigeria in the highest level as he is of Nigerian decent.

After filing for change of Nationality to FIFA, the former German Under-20 star was cleared to play for the Nigeria Super Eagles hence his invitation for the Sao Tome and Principe AFCON Qualifiers fixture.

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Glory Ogbonna: Nigeria Defender Extends Beşiktaş Women’s Football Contract

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Nigeria Super Falcons defender , Glory Ogbonna, will continue her professional career with the Turkish side, Beşiktaş Women’s Football

Nigeria international Ogbonna Glory has signed a contract extension that will keep her at Beşiktaş Women’s Football for another one year 2024/2025 season.

On 3 February 2023, she was transferred to Beşiktaş JKand currently plays for Beşiktaş JK.

Glory is a versatile player. Although her main position is a left-back player, but she can also play as a right-back, a left-centre back, a right-centre back and a defensive midfielder. Glory can use both feet successfully.

There, she has been a key figure in the stars studded Beşiktaş Women’s Football side helping them stay afloat in the Turkish Women Super League with a good run of form.

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Ambrose Peter Pens Emotional Message To Újpest Ahead Aberdeen Move

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Nigerian forward, Peter Ambrose, has penned an emotional farewell message to Hungarian Football Club, Újpest Football Club, fans following his move to the Scottish Premier League with top giants, Aberdeen Football Club.

“I want to thank Újpest Football Club my teammates, the coaches and most especially the fans for making this year a happy and a memorable one for me, you will always have a room in my heart “ emotional Ambrose concluded.

Ambrose made his professional debut for Turkish side Balikesirspor in January 2022 and featured a further 11 times in his maiden season before a move to Ujpset that summer.

He was the Hungarian club’s top scorer last season with 10 goals in 27 starts and, according to Aberdeen, attracted interest from “several UK clubs” before opting for the Dons.

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Done Deal: Getafe Unveils Nigerian Midfielder Uche Chrisantus

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LaLiga club Getafe have announced the signing of Nigerian midfielder Uche Chrisantus.

According to Nigeria journalist, Nwosu ‘Chygoz’ Chigozie,

reports that Chrisantus joined Getafe from Spanish second tier club, AD Ceuta.

The 21-year-old penned a four-year contract with the Azulones.

“Getafe CF and AD Ceuta FC have reached an agreement for the transfer of Chrisantus Uche. The 21-year-old Nigerian footballer has signed with the club until June 30, 2028 and will spend the next four seasons in the blue and white jersey,” the club announced on their official website.

He will join Getafe’s first team for preseason training, where he will compete for a spot in the squad.

Ikechukwu Uche and Oghenekaro Etebo are the two other Nigerians, who have played for Getafe in the past.

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