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Ten (10) Nigerian Stars To Watch Out For As The Europa And Conference League Return

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Europe’s biggest club competitions, the Europa League and UEFA conference league returns tomorrow with over (10) games in the offing.

The two competitions will not be lacking Nigerian players, and as a result, Nigerian based journalist, Nwosu Chigozie (Chygoz) takes a look at Nigerian stars that will feature in Europe tomorrow.

1. Victor Boniface (Union Royale, Belgium)
In-form Boniface who have been handful for Belgian side Union Royale will hope to help his gain advantage in the first leg when Union Royale take on German Bundesliga outfit, Union Berlin in the Europa League.

2. Samuel Chukwueze (Villarreal, Spain)
Red-hot ‘Samu’ will be looked upon to deliver his usual assist and goals as Villarreal hopes to gain first leg advantage against Belgian side, Anderlecht.

3. Abdulrazak Ishaq (Anderlecht, Belgium)
Nigerian ‘Golden Boy’ is expected file out with Belgian side, Anderlecht when they face, Villarreal at home in the UEFA Conference League.

4. Terem Moffi (OG Nice, France)
Moffi and his OG Nice will definitely look forward to kick on a high in the next stage of the UEFA Conference League when they face Moldovan side, Sheriff Tiraspol.

5. Rasheed Akanbi (Sheriff Tiraspol, Moldova)
The gangling talisman will hope to do the ‘killing’ with his goals to help Sheriff Tiraspol gain a first leg advantage against French side, OG Nice.

6. Believe Atiemwen (Sheriff Tiraspol, Moldova)
Just like Rasheed Akanbi, Atiemwen will hope to be the Midfielder to look unto to deliver goals and assist for Sherriff Tiraspol against OG Nice.

7. Gift Orban (Gent, Belgium)
Man of the moment, Orban will hope to guide Belgian side Gent to a win when they face Turkish topflight league giants, Basakeshir.

8. Leke James (Sivasspor, Turkey)
After scoring a brace at the weekend, Leke will hope to carry over the form to the continent when Sivasspor face Italian Serie A side, Fiorentina.

9. Ahmed Musa (Sivasspor, Turkey)
The Super Eagles skipper is expected to line up with Sivasspor when they confront Fiorentina in the Conference League.

10. Uche Agbo (Slovan Bratislava, Slovakia)
Nigerian International, Uche Agbo is expected to be on the lines for Slovan Bratislava when they face,Swiss side, Basel away from home in the Europa Conference League.

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Otubanjo Yusuf: Nigeria Center-Forward Nets 11th League Goal As Pyunik Yerevan Suffers Defeat

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Prolific Nigeria forward, Yusuf Otubanjo, added to his goal numbers in the current Armenia topflight league season following his stunning goal in Pyunik Yerevan 3-1 lose against Ararat-Armenia earlier today.

The Armenian premier league top joint-scoring came through in his goal scoring element as he spearheaded Pyunik Yerevan attack and delivered a goal to ice his outstanding performance against Ararat-Armenia.

Upon the season restart, Ararat-Armenia were faced with a tough test haven been drawn to face Armenia premier league champions, Pyunik Yerevan on Matchday 21.

Hoping to continue with its streak, Pyunik Yerevan upon the season restart we’re faced with an uphill task haven been fixed to trade tackles with Ararat-Armenia away from home on Matchday 21.

First half of the game had the host, Ararat-Armenia showing business character as they established a 2-0 lead at half time with Nigerian winger, Yenne Tenton and Guinean star, Yattara.M scoring at the 30th and 41st minute respectively.

Ararat-Armenia sustained the tempo in the second half with Nigeria star, Yenne Tenton, completing a brace to earn Ararat-Armenia all points regardless Pyunik Yerevan reducing the deficit off Yusuf Otubanjo 78th minute goal.

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Yenne Tenton Nets Brace In Ararat-Armenia 3-1 Win Over Pyunik Yerevan

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Nigeria forward, Yenne Tenton, continued with his impressive goal scoring form in the Armenian Premier League as he delivered a brace in Ararat-Armenia 3-1 win over Armenia champions, Pyunik Yerevan in one of the Matchday 21 games played earlier today.

Painting Armenia premiere league with goals, Yenne Tenton has been in a ‘crazy goal’ scoring form as his double against Pyunik Yerevan increases his goal tally (12) goals.

Upon the season restart, Ararat-Armenia were faced with a tough test haven been drawn to face Armenia premier league champions, Pyunik Yerevan on Matchday 21.

Hoping to continue with its streak, Pyunik Yerevan upon the season restart we’re faced with an uphill task haven been fixed to trade tackles with Ararat-Armenia away from home on Matchday 21.

First half of the game had the host, Ararat-Armenia showing business character as they established a 2-0 lead at half time with Nigerian winger, Yenne Tenton and Guinean star, Yattara.M scoring at the 30th and 41st minute respectively.

Ararat-Armenia sustained the tempo in the second half with Nigeria star, Yenne Tenton, completing a brace to earn Ararat-Armenia all points regardless Pyunik Yerevan reducing the deficit off Yusuf Otubanjo 78th minute goal.

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Gbomadu Mathew: Promising Nigeria Forward Provides Stunning Assist In FC Van Win Over FC Alashkert

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Highly rated Nigeria youngster, Mathew Gbomadu, was handful in his debut game for Armenian side, FC Van, as he delivered assist for the team winning goal in FC Van 0-1 win away from home against, FC Alashkert.

The bulky Nigeria forward who was handed a starting place in the stars studded FC Van side lived up to expectations as he was a menace to FC Alashkert defenders and still delivered assist for FC Van winning goal.

After break, actions resumed in the Armenian elite league as, FC Alashkert, squared up to host, FC Van, in its Matchday 21 fixture.

FC Van ambushed inconsistent, FC Alashkert, side hoping to compound their woes when the two side trade tackles on Matchday 21.

First half of the game lived up to its billing with the two sides showing off great football artistry to the fans delight.

Heading towards half time break , visitors, FC Van, came through with the much sorted goal to break the deadlock as Guinean striker, Momo Toure, finished off, Mathew Gbomadu, exquisite assist at the 38th minute to hand the team lead heading back to the locker room.

An end to end stuff it turned in the second half, as Mathew Gbomadu assist for Momo Toure first half goal was all FC Van needed to secure all maximum points at stake against, FC Alashkert.

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