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Nigeria Center-Forward Okpanachi Rooney Notche 9th League Goal In FC Sozopol Stalemate

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Nigerian born forward, Okpanachi Job Rooney, recorded his name on the scoresheet following his exquisite finish to help FC Sozopol salvage a point against Sokol Markovo.

The gangling Nigerian forward has been FC Sozopol best performing striker as the sensational forward always come through with goal for FC Sozopol when it matters most.

In the keenly contested fixture, Okpanachi Job Rooney was the cynosure of all eyes in the FC Sozopol team as he was menace to the Sokol Markovo with his dashing movements.

With a place in the starting XI, rampaging Okpanachi Job Rooney was presented with a glorious opportunity to draw the first blood but had his effort on goal rattle on the upright.

Ending the first half on a level terms, FC Sozopol drew the first blood in the added minutes of the game off the boot of it’s Nigerian import, Okpanachi Rooney at the 92nd minute but had it’s joy shortlived as the visitors,. Sokol Markovo drew level at the 94th minute to restore parity

All efforts by the two sides to establish a win proved abortive as it ended in a stalemate

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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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