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Nigerian Super Eagles Eligible Winger Nets Fourth (4) League Goal In Slovakia



Highly rated Nigerian eligible wing wizard, Philip Azango, continued his excellent scoring form as he was on target in his Slovakian outfit,AS Trenčín, disappointing (4-2) away lose against,ŠKF Sered.

The host, ŠKF Sered, whose title chase was dented on Matchday Sixteen (16) against, Slovan Bratislava, were determined to return to winning ways as they welcome, AS Trenčín, on Matchday Seventeen (17).

AS Trenčín who are yet to find a win in it’s past fixtures ambushed the host at their, Štadión Antona Malatinského, fortress hoping to wreck havoc, cart away maximum points to improve their position on the log.

ŠKF Sereď and Czech Republic international, Roman Hasa, handed his side a deserving lead at the 12th minute after a dominant display at the blast of the kick off whistle.

With the Visitors giving in fights to level up before the half time break, ŠKF Sereď and Czech Republic international, Roman Hasa, added salt to injury to give his side a secured lead with the half time break beckoning.

On return for the second half, the visitors, AS Trenčín, surged upfront hoping to pull a come back and never took long before the got a headway as Nigerian International, Philip Azango pulled one back for his side at the 55th minute to keep the game open.

The visitors went ahead to restore parity and hope for themselves and it was AS Trenčín and Slovakian international, Jakub Kadak, who scored the long expected goal to bring the scoreline to (2-2).

The Visitors,AS Trenčín, greatest undoing was thinking it was already ‘Uhuru’ as they removed their feet from thee throttle, a decision which got them punished as ŠKF Sereď and Crotian international, Dominik Radic, 84th minute goal restored lead for the host.

Not long after taking a well deserved lead, ŠKF Sereď and Slovakian international, Andrej Kadlec, struck at the 87th minute, a goal which stretched the game out of the visitors sight.

With the goal on Matchday (17), AS Trenčín and Nigerian international, Philip Azango, has amassed a total of four (4) goals in the current campaign.

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



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



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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Nigeria Striker, Leke James Bags Degree In Business Management



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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