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Official: Nigerian Centre-Forward Ismahil Akinade Dumps Kelantan FC For Kelantan United FC



Malaysia Super League side, Kelantan United Football Club have completed the signing of Nigeria Centre-Forward, Ismahil Akinade, from Kelantan Football Club.

Born on 11 February 1994, 29-year-old Ismahil Akinade started his career at St Patrick’s Athletic Under 19’s (making the bench for the first team once as an unused substitute) before moving on to Bray Wanderers where he was a huge hit with fans and won the club’s Young Player of the Year award for the 2013 season.

Akinade parted ways with Bray at the end of the 2014 season after he played a huge part in guaranteeing the Seagulls’ safety in the Premier Division.

Midway through the 2015 League of Ireland season, Akinade signed for Bohemians, making his debut in a 2–1 win away to Dundalk on 6 June, setting up the first goal.

Akinade was nominated for Young Player Of The Year[4] after scoring 10 goals in 18 matches in his first season with the club. In October 2015, he agreed to a new contract.

.Akinade went on to score 5 goals in 18 appearances for the 2016 season and in the 2017 season injury ruled him out for the first half of the season, when he returned he scored memorable goals against fierce rivals Shamrock Rovers in a 2–1 win in Tallaght and the winner against Dundalk in Oriel Park.

Akinade left Bohs to sign for Waterford for the 2018 League of Ireland Premier Division season.

Akinade made his debut in a 2–1 win against Derry City on 17 February 2018.

He departed from the club by mutual agreement on 24 June 2019.

On 28 June 2019, V.League 1 side Hồ Chí Minh City announced the signing of Akinade.

He made a scoring debut for the club that same day in a game against Viettel FC in the Vietnamese National Football Cup.

He left at the end of the season following 5 goals in 11 games, with the club looking to replace him with former Liverpool striker David N’Gog.

In November 2019, Akinade signed a one-year contract with CLB SHB Đà Nẵng, also of the V.League 1.

Just a season with, Kelantan Football Club, Akinade came through with a goal as he enjoyed a blissful campaign

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Victor Olatunji: Nigeria Striker Emerges MOL Cup Champion With Sparta Prague



NNigerian striker, Olatunji Victor, has added another medal in his cabin as Czech Republic giants, Sparta Prague, emerge win of the 2023/2024 MOL Cup.

It would be the second medal for the Nigeria Super Eagles forward in a week afterwards Sparta Prague emergence champions of the Czech Republic Fortuna Liga 2023/2024 season.

Build up to its finals with Viktoria Plezen, Nigerian forward, Victor Olatunji was pivotal to the team’s winning streak to emerge finalists.

First half of the game lived up to its billing as the two sides weigh another, showcasing the best of football artistry to the spectators delight.

Afterwards Sparta Prague 14th minute disallowed goal, the pulsating first half ended in a zero draws.

The two highly spirited side marched on for the second half and it was Sparta Prague who broke the deadlock following Viktoria Plezen 79th minute own goal.

Sparta Prague celebration was short-lived as Viktoria Plezen restored parity at the 87th minute to rise the game tempo.

Heading into final whistle, Sparta Prague, showed off class as the pick their lead with an 90th minute goal, a goal which turned Cup wining goal for Sparta Prague.

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Nigeria’s Yenne Tenton Wins Player Of The Month Award For April In Armenia



High flying Nigerian winger, Yenne Tenton, has emerged best player in the Armenia Premier League for the month of April.

In the month under-review, Tenton stood up tall amongst other with his exciting form, scoring (3) goals which contributed immensely to the good run of form enjoyed by Ararat-Armenia in April.

“Aprils best player for the Month of April has been handed over to Yenne Tenton“ reads a tweet on the official Twitter handle of the Armenia Premier League.

Arguably one of the best and consistent players in the Armenia topflight league, Tenton has continually shown class and has been ever present in the stars studded Ararat-Armenia team. mances in back to back games.

The sensational wing wizard has 16goals and 4 assist to his name.

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Gbomadu Tejiri: Promising Nigerian Youngster Scops Goal Of The Month Award In Armenia



Promising Nigeria forward, Gbomadu Mathew, has emerged winner of the Armenia Premier League Goal of the month award for April.

Gbomadu’s ferocious second -half strike in FC Van 3-2 defeat against Alashkert in the month under review was the overwhelming choice of the fans.

“Aprils best goal author Mathew Gbomadu received his award “ reads a tweet on the official Twitter handle of the Armenia Premier League.

Arguably one of the season revelation, Gbomadu Mathew, on loan to FC Van from Ararat-Armenia has continually show glimpses of greatness with his outstanding performances in back to back games.

The highly rated Nigerian youngster has 4goals and 5assists to his name.

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