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Super Eagles Players To Watch Out For This Weekend.

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Actions will be coming under way this weekend as teams continue their quest for domestic glory and it promises to be exciting with over a thousand fixtures in the offing.

Admits the thousand games lined up at the weekend, Nigerian Super Eagles players and their teams will not be left out as they will look forward to continue their impressive form with their various clubs.

Here is a preview of Super Eagles players to be on the watch out for this weekend.

1.Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City, England)

Iheanacho and his side English based clubside, Leicester City will be faced with an uphill task when they host in-form Watford side on Sunday afternoon.

2.Frank Onyeka (Brentford, England)

Frank the Tank and his Brentford side will be lineing up with his English side when they play host to Everton.

3.Cyril Dessers (Feyenoord, Netherland)

Red hot, Cyril Dessers, who had a brace to his name on Thursday night is expected to be on parade with his Dutch side on Sunday afternoon when they trade tackles with Twente.

4.Calvin Bassey (Rangers, Scotland)

The Super Eagles left full back who was on parade in the Europa league will be all out at the weekend when his Scottish side host, Livingston in a league game on Sunday afternoon.

5. Joe Aribo (Rangers, Scotland)

The Super Eagles midfielder who played few minutes in his side win in the Europa league will be up for selection when his Scottish giants trade tackles with Livingston on Sunday.

6.Kenneth Omeruo (Leganes, Spain)

The big centre back who is expected to be up for selection is expected to be on parade with Leganes as they face Las Palmas on Sunday.

7.Zaidu Sanusi (FC Porto, Portugal)

The Nigerian Super Eagles left full back is expected to be on parade when his Portuguese side faces, Vitória Guimarães in a league match.

7.Ndidi Wilfred (Leicester City)

Workaholic, Ndidi Wilfred, who returned in the Europa league with a banger will look forward to play for Leicester City this weekend when they face Watford at home.

8. Ola Aina (Torino, Italy)

The Super Eagles defender will look forward to bounce back to winning ways when his Italian Seria A based outfit, Torino, trade tackles with AS Roma on Sunday afternoon.

9.Chidera Ejuke (CSKA Moscow, Russia)

The skilful and sleeky winger will look forward to add to his goal count as they face,Zenith St Petersburg home on Sunday evening

10. Ahmed Musa (Faith Karagumruk, Turkey)

The Nigeria Super Eagles skipper, Ahmed Musa and his Turkish based outfit will look forward to bounce back to winning ways when they face, Trabzonspor on Sunday.

11. Innocent Bonke (Malmo FF, Sweden)

The Super Eagles rock solid defensive midfielder who was in action in the Champions league will be available for his Swedish side when they face, Kalmar away from home.

12. Moses Simon (Nantes, France)

The French based Super Eagles winger who lost Against PSG will strive to return to wining ways when they face Lille on Saturday afternoon.

13. Samuel Kalu (Bordeaux, France)

The Nigerian Super Eagles winger and his French based team would also strive to improve its position on the log when they face Brest

14. Victor Osimhen (Napoli, Italy)

The Super Eagles talisman who scored twice during the International break will be off action owing to a cheekbone injury incurred against, Inter Milan, last weekend.

15. Samuel Chukwueze (Villareal,Spain)

Chukwueze and his yellow Submarines will have their hands full when the host Barcelona at home on Saturday night.

16. Paul Onuachu (Genk, Belgium)

The current Belgian topflight league highest Goalscorer who came up as a late substitute during the Europa league on Thursday will look forward to increase his goal tally as his Belgian side, Genk, faces Club Brugge, on Sunday evening in the Belgian topflight league.

17. Maduka Okoye (Sparta Rotterdam, Netherlands)

The Nigerian Super Eagles goalkeeper who recently signed for English Premier league side, Watford, will come in between the sticks for his Dutch based outfit as they face Ajax on Sunday afternoon.

18.Troost-Ekong x Dennis Emmanuel (Watford, England)

The Super Eagles assistant Skipper, his fellow compatriot and the Watford team who bagged a convincing win against Manchester United will be up for another test when they visit the King Power Stadium to face Leicester United.

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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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