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Official: Russian Giant Arsenal Tula Sign Young Nigerian Forward On Loan

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Russian first league side, FC Arsenal Tula , have completed the signing of Nigerian striker, Jonathan Theophilus Okoronkwo, on a season long loan from FC Krasnodar.

Born on 13 September 2003, 19-year-old Jonathan Okoronkwo started his professional football career with Russian based side, FDC Vista in 2019 after having stints with Hope of Glory and Diamonds stars of Calabar, Nigeria.

In the ranks of FDC Vista, the Nigerian sensation dubbed ‘Aguero’ developed into a dreaded striker to attract offers from top clubsides.

Okoronkwo joined FC Krasnodar-2 in Russia on loan from Bulgarian club Botev Plovdiv on 22 February 2022.

He made his debut in the Russian Football National League for Krasnodar-2 on 8 March 2022 in a game against FC Baltika Kaliningrad.

In April 2022, Okoronkwo was promoted to the main squad of FC Krasnodar and made his Russian Premier League debut on 3 April 2022 in a game against FC Dynamo Moscow.

On 14 June 2022, Okoronkwo transferred to Krasnodar on a permanent basis and signed a four-year contract with the club.

On 5 July 2023, Okoronkwo joined FC Arsenal Tula on a season-long loan.

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

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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

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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

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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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