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Sunday Review: Nigerian Stars General Performances

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It was another Sunday of exciting fixtures as teams across European and Scandinavia leagues continue their pursuit for domestic, cup and continental glory

Unheralded Nigerian and Super Eagles players weren’t left out in over (1305) games played across various leagues in the world.

Below is a review of the general performances of Nigerian eligible and Super Eagles prospective players.

1. Alex Iwobi (Everton, England)
The Nigerian international was in the starting XI as his suffered a big defeat against City rival’s Liverpool.

2. Moses Simon (Nantes, France)
The Super Eagles winger was on target to ensure his side win against, Boredeaux in an 8goals thriller win.

3. Innocent Bonke X Terem Moffi (Lorient, France)
The Nigerian international duo were on parade in their side disappointing (4-0) loss against, Rennes.

4. Victor Osimhen (Napoli, talisman)
The Napoli player of the month fired blank in his side (3-2) loss against, Empoli.

5. Henry Okebugwu (Kastrioti, Albani)
The Nigerian came off the bench to aid his side to a big win away from home.

6. Paul Onuachu (Genk, Belgium)
The Nigerian international played an important to ensure his side (1-0) win against, Gent.

7. Peter Olayinka X Collins Sor (Slavia Prague, Czech Republic)
The Nigerian duo were on parade as their side were served a disappointing loss against Hradec Kralove.

8. Stephen Odey X Kehinde (Randers FC, Denmark)
The Nigerian duo were listed in the starting XI as they ran out with a big win against, FC Copenhagen.

9. Ola Israel (BFC Daugavpils, Latvia)
The in-form Nigerian international was on parade, recorded a shot at goal in his side (2-0) win against, Metta/LU.

10. Cyril Dessers (Feyenoord, Netherland)
The Nigerian international who has been in good scoring form fired blank as his side snatched a late win against, Utretch.

11. Moses Ebiye (Tromso, Norway)
The Nigerian international was listed in his side disappointing loss Against, Sarpborg 08.

12. Richard Friday (GAIS, Sweden)
The left footed winger wizard came off the bench to help his side clinch a win against Atvidabegs.

13. Olawale Onanuga (Kastrioti, Albania)
The Nigerian international was his side Messiah as his solitary strike earned his side maximum points against FK Tirana.

14. Mohammed Usman (Hapoel Hadera, Israel)
The Nigerian international added to his goal tally in his side (3-2) loss.

15. Chidera Ejuke (CSKA Moscow, Russia)
The Nigerian international scored his side only goal in their win against Dynamo Moscow.

16. Emeka Eze (Keçiörengücü, Turkey)
The Nigerian international scored his side only goal in their win against, Menemenspor

17. Olawoyin Ibrahim (Keçiörengücü, Turkey)
The Nigerian international proved the assist which guided his side to a win

18. Olisah Ndah (Orlando Pirates, South Africa)
The Nigerian international returned and aided his side to a big win from penalties against Simba FC in the CAF Confederation cup.

19. Isaac Success (Udinese Calcio, Italy)
The Nigerian international came through with a goal and assist in his side (2-2) stalemate.

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Nigeria Striker, Leke James Bags Degree In Business Management

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Nigeria forward, Leke Samson James, has completed his Business and Sports Management course at the, University of Hertfordshire in United Kingdom.

James follows in the footstep of former Nigeria International, Seyi Olofinjana, Nigeria Super Eagles midfielder, Ndidi Wilfred as well as Nigeria Super Falcons duo of Rasheedat Ajibade and Uchenna Kanu. who bagged degrees in same discipline.

He started out his career in his native homeland playing for Bridge Boys.

He transferred to Aalesund on 6 January 2012,

On 26 July 2012 he made his first appearance for Aalesund coming on as a substitute at the start of the second half of the game versus Tirana in Europe League scoring twice in Aalesund’s 5–0 win. On 29 July 2012 he made his debut in Tippeligaen and also started his first match, against Stabæk.

Between 2016 and 2017 he played for Chinese club Beijing Enterprises Group in China League One.

On 30 April 2018, Molde FK announced the signing of James on a three-year contract.[2] He got his Molde debut on 26 July 2018 when he came on as a 67th minute substitute in Molde’s 3–0 win against Laçi in the 2018–19 UEFA Europa League second qualifying round. James scored Molde’s third goal in the game

On June 2019, James scored a perfect hat-trick in the first half in Molde’s 4–0 away win against Strømsgodset.[3]He scored with his right foot, left foot and his head and completed his hat-trick in 13 minutes and 45 seconds. On 11 July 2019.

After a short spell in the Saudi Pro League, James joined Süper Lig club Sivasspor on a two-year on 14 July 2021.[6]

On 30 December 2021, James scored two goals in Sivasspor’s 2–1 win over MKE Ankaragücü in the fifth round of the Turkish Cup.[7] Sivasspor would eventually defeat Kayserispor in the final to secure the club its first major honour.[8]

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Bulgarian Cup: Ukaki Success Shines In Botev Plovdiv Quarter-Finals Win.

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Promising Nigerian youngster, Success Ukaki came through with another top performance in the colors of Bulgarian outfit, Botev Plovdiv, as he shone like a million stars in the keenly contested quarter-finals fixture between Botev Plovdiv and Spartak Varna in the Bulgarian cup.

Arriving from FDC Vista, Ukaki within a short term has continued to garner minutes of action under his belt as he delivered excellently haven started against Spartak Varna in the Bulgarian Cup quarterfinals.

Playing from Right-wing back position, Ukaki was a menace down the channels as he was a major threat offensively and still kept it solid defensively.

Ukaki and his Botev Plovdiv side squared up for a tricky clash in the quarter finals of the Bulgarian cup haven been drawn to trade tackles with Spartak Varna.

Spartak Varna has their quest for glory put to a litmus test haven been drawn to face top ranking Botev Plovdiv side away from home in the quarterfinals.

First half of the exciting fixture had Botev Plovdiv establishing a 1-0 lead at half time courtesy of Nigerian striker, Samuel Akere 22nd minute goal.

On return for the second half, Akere continued from where he stopped and this time provided assist for Popov.I 72nd minute goal which doubled Botev Plovdiv lead.

Spartak Varna fought back only to get a consolation goal which wasn’t enough to cause upset for Botev Plovdiv

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Bulgarian Cup: Red-hot Samuel Akere Scores, Bags Assist As Botev Plovdiv Edge Spartak Varna

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Highly rated Nigerian winger, Samuel Akere, was the hero for Bulgarian outfit, Botev Plovdiv, as he scored and recorded assist to inspire Botev Plovdiv to a 2-1 win against Spartak Varna in quarter-finals played today in the Bulgarian cup.

Unarguably one of Botev Plovdiv best players, Akere has continued to evolve rapidly as he his exciting performances week in, week out has earned him a starting place in the stars studded Botev Plovdiv team.

Akere and his Botev Plovdiv side squared up for a tricky clash in the quarter finals of the Bulgarian cup haven been drawn to trade tackles with Spartak Varna.

Spartak Varna has their quest for glory put to a litmus test haven been drawn to face top ranking Botev Plovdiv side away from home in the quarterfinals.

First half of the exciting fixture had Botev Plovdiv establishing a 1-0 lead at half time courtesy of Nigerian striker, Samuel Akere 22nd minute goal.

On return for the second half, Akere continued from where he stopped and this time provided assist for Popov.I 72nd minute goal which doubled Botev Plovdiv lead.

Spartak Varna fought back only to get a consolation goal which wasn’t enough to cause upset for Botev Plovdiv

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