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Meet 10 Nigerians Who Scored For Their Clubs This Past Weekend

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After a week long International break, actions resumed across top European leagues with many mouth watering fixtures in offer as the quest for domestic league glory continues.

Here are the outstanding Nigerian born and eligible players who were on the score sheet for their various foreign clubs.

1.Taiwo Awoniyi (Union Berlin, Germany)
The Union Berlin striker who featured for the Nigeria Senior National team during the International break came back with a banger as his goal helped his German based outfit record a convincing home win at the weekend against, Wolfsburg.

2. Simy Nwankwo (Salerinitana, Italy)
The marauding striker was on target in his side slim lose at away (2-1) to Spezia in the Italian Seria A. The ever present Salerinitana striker scored off an assist by fellow compatriot, Joel Obi.

3. Peter Olayinka (Slavia Prague, Czech Republic)
The Super Eagles striker opened his goal account in the Czech topflight league as his side recorded a (3-1) resounding win against, Liberec. The goal is believed to revive the striker form as he hasn’t been in his best form in the current Czech Republic topflight league season.

4. Charles Geoffrey (Lahti, Finland)

Little known Nigerian 24years striker was on target at the weekend as his Finnish based side held home side, Haka to a (1-1) draw.

5. Taofeek Ismaheel (Fredrikstad, Norway)
The 21 years old Nigerian eligible centre forward managed and scored the only goal of the game to help his side cart away maximum points against, Bryne, away from home.

6. Olarenwaju Kayode (Sivasspor, Turkey)
The Nigerian international centre forward increased his goal tally in the current Turkish topflight league season as his goal propelled his team in bagging a point at the weekend against, Antalyspor.

7. Victor Osimhen (Napoli, Italy)
Italian Seria A player of the moment continued from where he stopped before the international break as he scored his side only goal on Sunday against Torino.

8. Chidera Ejuke (CSKA Moscow, Russia)
The dashing winger who shone like a million stars in his outing with the Nigeria Senior National team during the International break scored his side only goal, as they claimed all maximum points at stake against, Ural.

9. Akinkunmi Amoo (Hammarby, Sweden)
The former Nigeria junior international winger single handedly delivered a win for his side as his well struck goal seperated the two sides at full time.

10. Stephen Odey (Randers, Denmark)
Former MFM of Lagos striker continued his impressive form in the Dannish league as his goal propelled his team to a big away from home on Sunday.

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Joshua Akpudje: Rock-Solid Nigeria Defender Listed In Erovnuli Liga TOTW

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Highly rated Nigerian defender, Joshua Akpudje, has been listed in the Erovnuli Liga Team Of The Week following his stellar performance in FC Dinamo Tbilisi 2-0 home win over Samgurali.

Akpudje and his FC Dinamo Tbilisi side squared up against Samgurali in its first Matchday of the season hoping to start on the front foot with a victory when the two sides lock horns at the Boris Paichadze Dinamo Arena.

The keenly contested fixture had the host, FC Dinamo Tbilisi opening scoring at the 10th minute and doubled its lead at the 32nd second goal to end the first half infront and all maximum points at full time.

Rock-solid Nigerian defender, Joshua Akpudje, who lasted for all 90mins in the fixture was a beauty to watch as he marshaled the team backline expertly to ensure a win with a clean-sheet.

Joining FC Dinamo Tbilisi, Joshua Akpudje heartwarming display in the fixture against Samgurali earned him a place in the team of the week alongside other players who were outstanding with their various clubs.

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Weekend Review: Nine (9) Nigerian Stars Who Found Back Of Net

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Actions resumed over the weekend across many leagues as teams continue their quest for domestic and continental glory in various Matchdays.

In over a thousand games played across top leagues at the weekend, Nigerian players were outstanding with their various clubsides and here are (9) Nigerian stars who found back of the net at the weekend.

1. Chidera Ejuke (Royal Antwerp, Belgium)

The Nigerian ‘magician’ was in his usual element as he scored and bagged assists to help Royal Antwerp clinch a 3-0 win.

2. Rasheed Sodiq (Rabotinick, Macedonia)

The Nigerian defender came through with a goal to help Rabotnicki Skopje secure a win at home.

3. Terem Moffi (OG Nice, France)

The Nigeria Super Eagles star scored his side only goal in their 2-1 defeat to Tolouse.

4. Boluwatife Ogungbayi (Slavia Praha, Czech Republic)

The highly rated forward fired in a brace to help Slavia Prague B clinch a 3-0 against Admira Prague.

5. Ahmed Abdullahi (Genk, Belgium)

Red-hot Ahmed Abdullahi in his scoring element scored twice to help Jong Genk down Royal Antwerp B at home.

6. Aliyu Ibrahim (Houston Dynamo, USA)

The Nigerian winger opened his goal account in the new season regardless his side 2-1 lose.

7. Effiong Nsungusi (FC Neftchi Fergana, Uzbekistan)

Nsungusi started off life with, FC Neftchi Fergana, on the front foot as he fired a brace to inspire the team win.

8. Olakunle Olusegun (FC Krasnodar, Russia)

The Nigerian striker opened scoring for his side to earn the team a point in their 1-1 stalemate.

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News: Super Eagles Captain Ahmed Musa terminates contract with Turkish top club Sivasspor

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Ahmed Musa Parts Ways with Sivasspor FC by Mutual Consent

In a surprising turn of events, Nigerian international Ahmed Musa has ended his stint with Turkish giants Sivasspor FC. Both parties reached a mutual agreement to terminate the player’s contract, which was announced earlier last week.

Ahmed Musa, who’s known for his blistering pace and attacking prowess, joined Sivasspor with high expectations. He was deemed a significant addition to the team’s offensive line, with hopes that his experience at the top level would provide an edge in competition. His journey at Sivasspor, however, has come to an early conclusion.

The reason behind the termination was laid out to be unpaid wages over a period of 6 months. We gathered that 3 other players have terminated their contract with the same club as a result of unpaid salaries.

Throughout Musa’s time at Sivasspor, he showcased moments of the quality he is known for. Fans of the club and the player hoped that he would be the x-factor in the team’s bid for domestic and European glory. Although his tenure at the club was brief, Musa’s professionalism and dedication to the sport remained evident in each match he played.

With free agency upon him, the future is bright for the Nigerian star. Clubs around the world will undoubtedly be interested in acquiring a player of Musa’s caliber, with his expertise on the field and experience in international competitions. It will be exciting to see where his next journey takes him.

This development marks yet another twist in the career of one of Nigeria’s most celebrated footballers. Ahmed Musa will remain a notable figure in the football world, and all eyes will be on him as he looks to write the next chapter in his illustrious career.

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