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Samson Olaleye’s Historic Landmark: 200th Career Goals

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There’s no stopping Samson Kayode Olaleye (Hoang Vu Samson) . The Nigerian-Vietnamese striker keeps getting better and better and his goal against Cong An in the Vietnamese V-League 1 mean he has reached another personal milestone: over 200 career goals in the league.

Goal number 200 came in the 12th minute after the Nigeria-Vietnamese striker bullied his way through Cong An backline to reduce the goal deficit for Ho Chi Minh City Football Club who had been two goals down.

Born on October 6, 1988, 34-year-old Samson Olaleye Kayode started his playing in Vietnam for Than Quảng Ninh. He scored 15 goals in his two years at the club. In 2009, he joined TĐCS Đồng Tháp and later became one of the most popular foreign players in Vietnam. He scored 17 goals in 18 games in the 2011 season.

Literally regarded as a ‘Goal Machine’ Samson went ahead to feature for Club Atlético de Madrid, Sporting Clube de Braga before returning to reign Supreme in the Vietnamese V-League after signing for Hanoi Football Club.

Scoring 103 goals in 145 appearances for Hanoi Football Club, Olaleye turned a hot-cake, played in Thailand for Buriram United Football Club before returning to Vietnam to play for several other teams .

Destined for greatness, Olaleye has never failed to end any season on double digit goals as he holds the record of top scorer in the Vietnamese V-league till date

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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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