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Sunday Review: Nigerian Stars General Performances



After a long week, actions resumed on Sunday across top European and Scandinavia leagues as teams continue their quest for domestic and continental glory.

In all the exciting fixtures played earlier today, Nigerian eligible and Internationals weren’t left out as some bagged assists whilst some came through with Jaw-dropping goals.

In this piece, we would take a look at the general performances of Nigerian stars abroad.

1. Akor Jerome Adams (Lillestrøm Sportsklubb, Norway)
The Red-hot Ex Nigeria U20 striker was the hero for visa side as his brace and assist guided his side to a big win away from home against, Kristiansund BK

2. Igoh Ogbu (Lillestrøm Sportsklubb, Norway)
The Rock-solid centre back played out all 90mins in his side, Lillestrøm Sportsklubb (3-1) dramatic win against, Kristiansund BK.

3. Ifeanyi Mathew (Lillestrøm Sportsklubb, Norway)
The Former Kano Pillars Midfielder who was the skipper of the day played out all 90minss to help his side secure an away win.

4. Jackson Ipalibo (Stromgodset, Norway)
The Nigerian international was on parade in his Norwegian side slim loss against, Aalesund.

5. Friday Fred (Stromgodset, Norway)
Fred came off the bench to fire blank in his side disappointing loss away from home.

6. Godswill Ekpolo (Norrköping, Sweden)
Ekpolo played all 90mins in his poor results against, Sirus.

7.Ade Oguns (Caracas, Venezuela)
Oguns was a second half Subsistute in Caracas Fútbol Club home win.

8. Olakunle Olusegun (FC Krasnodar, Russia)
The FDC Vista graduate early minute goal inspired his Russian based side to a (2-1) win in a club Friendly.

9. Musa Nagare X Chijioke Alakwe (Sheikh Jamal, Bangladesh)
The Nigerian duo were on parade in their side, big win away from home.

10. Mfon Udoh (Saif Sporting Club, Bangladesh)
The Nigerian Professional Football league top scorer recorded a goal and assist in his side win

11. Ismahil Akinade (Sheikh Russel, Bangladesh)
Akinade had a hat-trick to his name in his side (8) goals thriller win.

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Nigeria Players Abroad

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



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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Nigeria Players Abroad

Weekend Review: Nine (9) Nigerian Stars Who Found Back Of Net



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




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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