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Sunday Review: How Nigerian Internationals Performed.

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Weekend fixtures continued yesterday across top European and Scandinavia leagues as team continue their struggle for Continental and domestic glory.

In the (1186) games played Yesterday across European and Scandinavia leagues, Nigerian internationals weren’t left out as squared up with their various clubsides..

In this piece, we would take a look at the general performances of Nigerian Stars on Sunday.

1. Innocent Bonke (Lorient, France)
The Nigerian international who has been handed a late minute call up to the Nigeria Super Eagles team played out all 90mins in his side (0-0) draw against, Strasbourg.

2. Cyril Dessers (Feyenoord, Netherland)
The Super Eagles striker who was a second half Subsistute fire blank in his side dramatic (3-2) loss Against, Ajax.

3. Paul Onuachu (Genk, Belgium)
The lanky striker was left out of the squad owing to an injury.

4. Kelechi Iheanacho x Ndidi Wilfred x Ademola Lookman (Leicester City, England)
Amongst the Nigeria Super Eagles trio, only Kelechi Iheanacho was on parade in his side win against, Brentford.

5. Ola Aina (Torino, Italy)
The Super Eagles defender who has been a regular in Torino was on parade in his side slim loss.

6. Terem Moffi (Lorient, France)
The Nigerian international who has been impressive form fired blank in his side (0-0) stalmate against, Strasbourg.

7. Samuel Chukwueze (Villareal, Spain)
The Nigerian international was on parade and fired blank as his side were condemned to a late minute loss against, Cádiz CF.

8. Peter Olayinka x Yira Collins Sor (Slavia Prague, Czech Republic)
The Nigerian duo who bagged a goal in the Europa league on Thursday night played out all 90mins in their side big win against, České Budějovice.

9. Akinkunmi Amoo x Paul Mukairu (FC Copenhagen, Denmark)
The Nigerian duo who missed out in their side crashing out of the Europa league on Thursday night came back with a banger with , Akinkunmi Amoo, scoring in his first start Against Nordsjælland.

10. Stephen Odey x Tosin Kehinde (Randers FC, Denmark)
The Nigerian duo who had a goal to their name last time had the two Nigerian Internationals on parade with, Odey Stephen, adding to his goal tally.

11. Boniface Victor (Bodo Glimt, Norway)
The Nigerian international who was on parade in his side surprise qualification in the Europa League on Thursday night came back to net a goal in his side (4-1) win against, Lillestrom.

12. Olakunle Olusegun (FC Krasnodar, Russia)
The Nigerian international inspired his side to a (2-1) win against, Tomsk FC.

13. Jonathan Okoronkwo (FC Krasnodar, Russia)
The Nigerian international scored his side winning goal in their (2-1) win against, Tomsk FC.

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

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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

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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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News: Super Eagles Captain Ahmed Musa terminates contract with Turkish top club Sivasspor

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Ahmed Musa Parts Ways with Sivasspor FC by Mutual Consent

In a surprising turn of events, Nigerian international Ahmed Musa has ended his stint with Turkish giants Sivasspor FC. Both parties reached a mutual agreement to terminate the player’s contract, which was announced earlier last week.

Ahmed Musa, who’s known for his blistering pace and attacking prowess, joined Sivasspor with high expectations. He was deemed a significant addition to the team’s offensive line, with hopes that his experience at the top level would provide an edge in competition. His journey at Sivasspor, however, has come to an early conclusion.

The reason behind the termination was laid out to be unpaid wages over a period of 6 months. We gathered that 3 other players have terminated their contract with the same club as a result of unpaid salaries.

Throughout Musa’s time at Sivasspor, he showcased moments of the quality he is known for. Fans of the club and the player hoped that he would be the x-factor in the team’s bid for domestic and European glory. Although his tenure at the club was brief, Musa’s professionalism and dedication to the sport remained evident in each match he played.

With free agency upon him, the future is bright for the Nigerian star. Clubs around the world will undoubtedly be interested in acquiring a player of Musa’s caliber, with his expertise on the field and experience in international competitions. It will be exciting to see where his next journey takes him.

This development marks yet another twist in the career of one of Nigeria’s most celebrated footballers. Ahmed Musa will remain a notable figure in the football world, and all eyes will be on him as he looks to write the next chapter in his illustrious career.

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