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Top 17 Nigerian Players To Keep An Eye On Today



Actions are expected to be underway later today across European and Scanadevian leagues as teams continue their quest for Domestic league and Cup glory.

In all the 400 games in the offing today, Nigerian stars are expected to be up for selection for their club sides and here are 17 Nigerian stars to keep an eye on today.

1. Igoh Ogbu (Slavia Prague, Czech Republic)

The rock-solid defender would be in a big test game today when Slavia Prague takes on Sparta Prague in the finals of the MOL Cup.

2. Peter Olayinka (Slavia Prague, Czech Republic)

In the last phase of his contract with Slavia Prague, Olayinka would eye to end strong as he would hope to provide the goals in the MOL cup finals against Sparta Prague.

3. Victor Boniface (Royal Union, Belgium)

The Nigerian international and his side will hope to finish the play-off strong when they face Royal Antwerp at home.

4. Alhassan Yusuf (Royal Antwerp, Belgium)

The box to box midfielder will hope to help his side keep a clean-sheet when they face, Royal Union in one of the Belgian Jupiler league.

5. Moses Simon (Nantes, France)

Moses and his side will hope to bounce back from their last scandalous defeat and get points when they face Brest away from home.

6. Ademola Lookman (Atalanta, Italy)

Lookman will be relied on to provide the goals for his side when they face Spezia.

7. Troost-Ekong (Salernitana, Italy)

Ekong and his side will continue their quest for survival in the Serie A when they face Fiorentina.

8. Cyriel Dessers (Cremonese, Italy)

Dessers would be eyeing to help his side with goals when they face Ac Milan in a tough test.

9. David Okereke (Cremonese, Italy)

The Nigerian international who was on the score sheet last time will hope to add to his goals when Cremonese face with Ac Milan later today.

10. Samuel Chukwueze (Villarreal, Spain)

The Nigerian international who has been on a scoring spree will hope to find and assist goals when Villarreal take on Valencia later today.

11. Yenne Tenton (Ararat-Armenia, Armenia)

On 9goals in the league the Nigerian international will hope to bang the double digits to help his side clinch maximum point’s against Ararat Yerevan.

12. Rasheed Akanbi (Sheriff Tiraspol, Moldova)

The lanky forward who banged the goal which qualified his side last time out in the Moldovan cup will be relied on for the goals when they face Petrocub.

13. Moses Cobnan (Krasnodar, Russia)

Conman will hope to help his side defeat lower side Akron as Krasnodar continue their quest for league cup glory.

14. Olakunle Olusegun (Krasnodar,Russia)

The bullish striker would hope to score for his new born when Krasnodar face Akor in the Russian cup.

15. Leke James (Sivasspor, Turkey)

If fit and up for selection the Nigerian striker will be saddled with the goal scoring responsibilities when Sivaspor face Fenerbache.

16. Ahmed Musa (Sivasspor, Turkey)

The Nigeria Super Eagles skipper will hope to help his side a great deal when they face Fenerbache.

17. Osayi Samuel (Fenerbache, Turkey)

The Nigerian defender is expected to hold down the right back position for Fenerbache when they take on Sivasspor later today.

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Official: Nigeria Scoring Sensation Akere Samuel Extends Botev Plovdiv Contract



Highly rated Nigeria star player, Akere Samuel, has earned contract extension with Bulgarian top flight league giants, Botev Plovdiv, which will see him in the club till 2025/2026 season.

Arriving from FDC vista in 2021, the former Nigeria Under-17 star has continued to make positive statements in the colours of prestigious side, Botev Plovdiv, with his back to back impressive performances.

Born February 6th, 2024, 19-year-old Samuel Akere started his development with Nigeria based talent hun, G12 Academy from where he showed glimpse of greatness.

Following his sound development and displays in the colours of G12 Football Academy, Akere caught the eyes of National team selectors which landed him into the Nigeria Under-17 team.

Following an impressive performance with the Nigeria Golden Eaglet, Akere who topped radar of top club sides went ahead to team up with Russian based side, FDC Vista, in 2021 to continue his development.

Golden fish cannot he hidden, in the ranks of FDC Vist, Akere blossomed into a dreaded winger attracting plethora of offers but went ahead to pen with Bulgaria side, Botev Plovdiv in 2022.

Arriving at Botev Plovdiv B, Akere steadily hugged headlines in back to back games with the team which earned him a promotion into the Botev Plovdiv main team.

Akere sustained his exciting hardwork and played himself into the stars studded Botev Plovdiv main team, a faith in him he has continually repaid with goals assists.

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Nigerian striker Junior Igbarumah Emerges Top Scorer In Sweden



Following his exceptional performance in the 2023 Swedish Ettan Fotbollbb season, Nigerian striker John Junior Igbarumah has officially received his Golden Boot award.

The Sandvikens IF forward was presented with his Golden Boot prize after the season as he scored (20) goals with (10) assists.

The Super Eagles striker shared the award with Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford.

The sensational 31-year-old Nigerian striker took to his social media account to boldly flaunt the award. “With Gratitude to God for a wonderful season, 20 league goals and 10 assists #itmustendinpraise” he concluded

Born 13 February 1992, 31-year-old forward who started his professional football career with Dynamos Academy lists Syrianska IF Kerburan, Carlstad United BK, IK Sirius and Dalkurd Fotbollsförening as his former clubsides.

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Okoli John Nets Brace In Asswehly SC Defeat



Nigeria striker, John Okoli, was in his usual goal scoring element as he fired a brace in Asswehly Sports Club 2-3 lose to Alittihad Misurata SC at home in the Libyan topflight league.

Asswehly SC Nigeria import, Okoli John, who has been impressive since teaming up with the Libyan side finally found the back of the net following his brace against Alittihad Misurata SC.

Alittihad Misurata SC gunning for league glory had inconsistent Asswehly SC side to trade tackles with away from home on Matchday 4.

Inconsistent Asswehly SC continued their quest for their first point in the new season with a tricky fixture with Alittihad Misurata SC on Matchday 4.

First half of the game had Alittihad Misurata SC opening lead and going ahead to net (3) more goals with Nigeria international, John Okoli, scoring a double for Asswehly which was not enough to avert defeat

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