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NIGERIANS ABROAD: 16 Nigerian Players Who Scored At The Weekend



League actions continued across European, Asia and Scandevian leagues as teams continued their quest domestic glory.

Over One Thousand games played in the weekend under-review has Nigerian stars making headlines to help their clubside cruise to big wins.

Below are (16) Nigerian international who came through with goals to add to their goal tally’s.

1. Kingsley Eduwo (Club Africain, Tunisia)
The Nigerian international fired Club Africain second goal of the game as the pull a 3-0 win to overturn their defeat in the first leg of their CAF Confederation Cup fixture against Ethiopian giants Bashir.

2. Obah Prosper (F.C Vizela, Portugal)
The Nigerian speedster came through with his 3rd goal in (4) games as they claim another home over Famlicao.

3. Udoh Victor (Royal Antwerp B, Belgium)
The left footed winger came through with another goal in Royal Antwerp B surprising win over Jong KAA Gent.

4. Olakunle Olusegun (FC Krasnodar, Russia)
The Nigerian winger opened his goal account of the season as FC Krasnodar 2-0 win over Rubin Kazan.

5. Abdullahi Tanko (Baník Ostrava, Czech Republic)
The Nigerian star fired in his 5th goal of the season to help Baník Ostrava register a win over SK Sigma Olomouc.

6. Ifedayo Olusegun (Kedah Darul Aman, Malaysia)
The lethal goal poacher was the hero for Kedah Darul Aman as his solitary strike earned the team all maximum points against Kuala Lumpur FC.

7. Ifeanyi Ifeanyi (FC Qizilqum Zarafshon, Uzbekistan)
The Nigerian midfielder fired in a brace to inspire Qizilqum Zarafshon win.

8. Akor Adams (Montpellier Hérault, France)
The former Nigeria Under-20 striker scored twice to fire Montpellier Hérault up the log.

9. Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City, England)
The Nigerian international came off the bench to register his name on the scoresheet in Leicester City Comprehensive Win Against Blackburn Rovers.

10. Lawrence Ugen (BFC Daugavpils, Latvia)
The 18- year-old Nigerian star opened his goal account in his new home in their 3-0 win over Metta/LC.

11 Etiosa Ighodaro (Supersports, South Africa)
Etiosa Ighodaro came through with a double goal in the second half to help Supersports FC in clinching a win and qualifications into the CAF Confederation Cup.

12 Akinyemi Adeleke (MFK Karviná Czech Republic)
Akinyemi Adeleke added to his goal tally as MFK Karviná carted away all points at stake.

13. Mathew Gbomadu (Ararat-Armenia, Armenia)
Tejiri was handful for Ararat-Armenia side as he came off the bench to seal and deliver a 2-0 win at home.

14. Anih Emmanuel (FK Příbram, Czech Republic)
Anih Emmanuel found back off the net to help FK Příbram in getting a 2-1 win over Chrudim.

15. Paul Onuachu (Trabzonspor, Turkey)
The lanky forward came through with a second goal for his new clubside.

16. Victor Osimhen (Napoli, Italy)
The king of Naple came off the bench to put his name on the scoresheet in Napoli 0-4 win over Lecce.

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Ebere Osinachi’s Goal Rescues Point For Plaza Colonia



Nigeria international, Osinachi Ebere, continued with his impressive goal scoring form in the Uruguayan Primera Division as he came through with his 5th goal of the season to earn Plaza Colonia a point away to Club Atlético Cerro.

The Nigerian forward has continued to distinguished himself in the Uruguayan league as he always end the seasons on a high with double digit goals under his belt.

Inconsistent Club Atlético Cerro were faced with an uphill task on Matchday 14 haven been drawn to trade tackles with Plaza Colonia at home as they continue their quest for a change in fortune.

Just like Club Atlético Cerro, Plaza Colonia approached its Matchday 14 fixture against Club Atlético Cerro hoping to bounce back to winning ways after been beaten by Racing Montevideo on Matchday 13.

First half of the game had the host, Club Atlético Cerro, opening scoring at the 12th minute, a goal which was enough to earn the team lead at half time.

On return for the second half, Plaza Colonia showed off determinations to earn a spot kick, a spot kick which was calmly converted by its Nigerian import, Osinachi Ebere at the 57th minute.

At full time, it turned a share of spoils as Osinachi Ebere strike ensured Plaza Colonia returning home with a point in the kitty.

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Club Brugge ‘target £2m rated Sheriff Tiraspol striker David Ankeye’ in January With Beşiktaş in the race for the rising Nigeria star



Belgian topflight league giants, Club Brugge and Turkish elite league side, Beşiktaş J.K, have reportedly entered the race to sign Sheriff Tiraspol David Ankeye after identifying the youngster as a top target in the January transfer window.

The sensational striker has scored five goals for Plzen this season, with an assist and a goal in the UEFA Europa League.

Technically adept, the Nigerian has been impressing with his performances, showcasing his skill, athleticism, and a variety of finishes.

Club Brugge and Besiktas are among those to have scouted the 21-year-old striker, with Nigeria Journalist , Nwosu CHIGOZIE, reporting that the club have held talks with Tiraspol over a possible deal.

With a proposed £1.5million Euros on ground, the two clubs are many other top clubsides are scrambling for the highly rated Nigerian forward who has been in top form since joining Moldovan topflight league giants, Sheriff Tiraspol

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Enyimba’s Daniel Daga Makes History As He Becomes Youngest Player To Play In African Football League



Enyimba International and Nigeria Flying Eagles star, Daga Daniel, became the youngest player to ever appear in the African Football League after appearing in Enyimba’s double header fixture against Morrocan giants, Wydad Casablanca.

Aged just 16 years, 9 months and 12days, Daga thus list as the first ever youngster to play in the Africa Football League maiden edition .

Joining Nigeria most successful clubside, Enyimba International on loan from FC One Rocket, Daga he continually showed off class been involved in all Enyimba games so far in the Nigeria topflight league.

In the African Football League, the highly rated youngster stood out as one of the best players in the maiden edition of the tourney with outstanding displays in Nigeria and in Morocco against Wydad Casablanca.

Born January, 2007, Daga was in a football academy at Carabana FC. Daga’s had a breakthrough with the F.C. One Rocket first team in early 2022, competing in the Nigeria National League.

That same year Daga then moved to play for Dakkada F.C. in the Nigeria Professional Football League.[3] He joined Enyimba F.C. in September 2023.

Daniel Daga made his Nigeria Premier Football League debut on the 8th of October 2023, playing 87 minutes against Gombe United. Enyimba lost the game 2-0.

Daga won the first Infinix Man of the Match award from Enyimba against Kwara United on the 5th of November. He recorded 11 ball recoveries, had 1 big chance created, had 10 successful tackles, won 8 aerial duels, won 7 interceptions and had a 90% pass Accuracy.

Daga was man of the match in three of the Nigeria national under-20 football team’s qualifying matches for the 2023 U20 AFCON tournament.

Daga played the opening game of the AFCON U20 tournament against Senegal in February 2023. However, a knee injury sustained in the match ruled him out of the tournament.

In May 2023 he was the youngest player selected in the Nigeria squad for the 2023 FIFA U-20 World Cup. He started all Nigeria’s games until they were knocked out of the tournament at the quarter-finals to South Korea U-20. He received praise for his performances at the tournament.

His performance in a victory of Italy U-20at the tournament led to him being labelled a “star in the making”.

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