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Ten (10) Nigerian Stars To Watch Out In (15) Europa And Conference League Fixtures Today



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)
With a brace in their 3-3 stalemate in Germany, Boniface will be hoping to help his side clinch a qualification into the last (8) of the competition in Belgium.

2. Samuel Chukwueze (Villarreal, Spain)

After a (1-1) draw in Belgium last week, Saamu and his Villarreal mates will hope to grab a win to ensure their places in the next round.

3. Abdulrazak Ishaq (Anderlecht, Belgium)
Nigerian ‘Golden Boy’ who sat out of the game in the first leg is expected to files out with the team when they face Spainish side, Villarreal at away in the second round of the fixture.

4. Terem Moffi (OG Nice, France)
Moffi who played a major in his side win in Moldova in the first leg will hope to come through with a goal when they face Sheriff Tiraspol in France

5. Rasheed Akanbi (Sheriff Tiraspol, Moldova)
The gangling talisman who wass a second half substitute in the first leg will hope to helped his side with goals after a disappointing (1-0) loss in the first leg.

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. Leke James (Sivasspor, Turkey)
Leke James who made a point in the first leg in Italy will be relied on by his side to get a goal haven been faced with an uphill task in Turkey in the game return leg.

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

9. 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.

10. Rabiu Ibrahim (Slovan Bratislava, Slovakia)
If fully fit, Rabiu Ibrahim will be deployed into the middle of the park as Slovan Bratislava eyes a win win against Basel.

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Adekunle Shines In Sporting Lagos Dramatic Win



Nigeria Super Eagles defender, Adekunle Adeleke, came through with another top performance in the Nigeria topflight as he Marshaled relegation threatened Sporting Lagos to a win following its dramatic 2-1 win over Defending Champions, Enyimba FC, in one of the Matchday 37 fixture played today.

Unarguably Sporting Lagos trusted defender, Adeleke who joined the Lagos based side at mid season has continually shown off class in back to back games for Sporting.

Sporting Lagos who lost at home on Matchday 36 had their hope of survival on a pendulum as the team needs nothing but a win against Enyimba FC.

After been held at home on Matchday 36, Enyimba marched into Lagos with a date against relegation threatened Sporting Lagos.

Sporting Lagos at kick-off earned a spot kick with just 5mins into the had their chance fluffed but worked out another goal to earn a lead at half time.

On return for the second half, Enyimba FC converted from the spot to return the game to a stalemate.

With few minutes left in the game, Sporting grinded out a deserved goal at the 85mins, a goal enough to separate the two sides at full time.

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Ede Oloko Nets Brace Again!



Scoring Sensation, Ede Oloko, continued with his goal festival in the Latvian Virsliga, as he recorded another brace in Jelgava disappointing 4-2 defeat to Grobina in one of the Matchday 18 fixtures played earlier today in the Latvian Virsliga.

One of Nigeria most inform abroad, Oloko in back to back games has continued to show off his worth in the colors of Jelgava as he seven (7) goals under his belt.

Winless in last two games, Grobina ambushed Jelgava hoping to bounce back to winning ways on Matchday 18.

Inconsistent Jelgava side had their hands full on Matchday 18 haven been drawn to trade tackles with Grobina away from home.

First half of the fixture ended on a 1-1 stalemate as Ede Oloko third minute goal was cancelled by Grobina with its 41st minute goal before the half time break.

Resilient Grobina on emergence for the second half out scored its visitors to bring the final scoreline to 4-2 with Jelgava Nigerian import, Ede Oloko, completing a brace for the day.

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Sunday Megwo’s Brace Saves Abia Warriros From Relegation



Red-hot Sunday Megwo and Abia Warriros will play in the Nigeria Premier League next season after the gangling talisman recorded a brace in Abia Warriors 2-0 win over Akwa United earlier today.

Abia Warriors are mathematically safe with 51 points from as many matches as all team struggling for survival cannot catch up with them after final day.

It is a remarkable achievement for Abia Warriros, who were at risk of sinking after its goalless draw against Bendel Insurance but got a sign of relief after its 3-1 win over Gombe United in Bauchi on Matchday 36.

They, Abia Warriros, were down in the relegation zone after matchsay 34 but a burst of form by Nigerian forward , Sunny Megwo has now kept them up.

The dreaded striker has constantly help the team win games with goals as his brace today helps relegation threatened Abia Warriors to be relief.

Today, he scored his seventh (7) goal of the season to give his team all maximum points at stake.

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