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UEFA Conference League Qualifiers: 8 Nigerian Stars To Look Out For



After an interesting first stanza of the UEFA Conference League Qualifiers, actions would resume in the second stanza later this week (Thursday ) as teams strive to book a place in the Prestigious tournament.

When actions gets underway on Thursday, Nigerian Stars wouldn’t be left out as they look forward to help their teams secure a place in the next stanza of the League Qualifiers.

In this piece, we would take a look at Nigerian Internationals to look out for the Qualifiers series of the UEFA Conference League

1. Moses Umor X Yira Sor (Slavia Prague, Czech Republic)
Unheralded Nigerian youngster, Moses Umor and Ex Nigeria U20 striker, Yira Sor are expected to be on parade when their Czech based, Slavia Prague trade tackles with, St Joseph’s Football Club.

2. Bede Amarachi Osuji (Football Club Koper, Slovenia)
Osuji and his Slovan based side, Football Club Koper will hope to record a convincing win in the first leg of the Conference League Qualifiers game against, Vaduz.

3 Uzochukwu Henry (Kups, Finland)
The rock solid wing back is expected to be on parade when, Kups trade tackles with Milsami.

4. Igoh Ogbu X Akor Adams X Ifeanyi Mathew (Lillestrøm, Norway)
The Nigerian trio who propelled Norwegian Eliteserien league giant’s, Lillestrøm are expected to make it he starting XI when they face Finnish Veikkausliiga campaigners, SJK on Thursday night.

5. Yunusa Muritala X Olabanjo Ogunji (Rīgas Futbola Skola, Latvia)
The Nigeria attacking duo are expected to lead the Frontline when their Latvian Virsliga outfit, Rīgas FC square up against Slovakian sidez Ruzomberok.

6. Alhassan Yusuf (Royal Antwerp, Belgium)
The Workaholic midfielder would be relied on to provide adequate cover for his team backline when they face, Drita at home.

7. Adeleke Akinyemi X Babatunde Michael (Laçi, Albania)
The two compatriots after qualifying, Laçi FC for the next round will look forward to record another impressive performance for the team they face Moldovan side, Petrocub away from home.

8. Bamidele Yusuf X Oseni Azeez (Spartak Tranava, Slovakia)
The Nigerian youngsters are expected to list in the starting XI when Spartak Tranava faces off with Newtown on Thursday night.

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Atuloma Emeka: Nigerian Midfielder Relishes Al Ettihad Experience



Nigerian international, Emeka Atuloma has relished his experience playing with Bahraini based side, Al Ettihad Bahrain, in the just concluded Bahrain second division 2023/2024 season.

Holidaying in Nigeria, the utility player in a chat with Nigerian journalist, Nwosu ‘Chygoz’ Chigozie, bared his experience in the just concluded season playing for Al Ettihad.

“It was a sweet experience playing for a wonderful club like Al Ittihad, they club has one of the best fan base and they kept lending their support to their darling team althrough the season”

“The league is quiet demanding but never took me long to adopt as I have played in the country in the last two years so am used to the food and their weather”

“It was no doubt a remarkable season for me, had the most number of matches and equally helped the team always anytime defending the badge”

“Am looking forward to the next challenge which will be made public in the coming weeks” cheerful Atuloma concluded.

Known for his bullish nature in the middle of the park and his ability to play in more than one position, Atuloma remained handful and ever present in the stars studded Al Ittihad team.

The Nigerian midfielder has played in numerous leagues as he list Al-Shabab as his former clubside.

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‘You Don’t Buy Trust And Loyalty..’ Ighalo Pours Encomium on Super Agent Atta Aneke



Nigeria International, Odion Ighalo, has poured Encomium on world acclaimed Nigerian-Norwegian Super Agent, Atta Aneke, following their link-up in Lagos State, Nigeria.

The Super Agent, Atta Aneke, currently in Nigeria for his players management group annual career transforming Scouting tourney alongside top Nigerian Agent, Paul Ojo Omamomo and Attai Udia visited the Al-Wehda talisman in his Multi-Million Mansion.

Paul Ojo Omama x Odion Ighalo x Udia Attai

Acknowledging and celebrating the Super Agent, Atta Aneke, who doubles as his manager, Odion Ighalo eulogized the big football agent for his big role in his illustrious career.

“Been working with my Agent @Playersagentoslo since I started my professional football career till date 2007-2024. You don’t buy trust and loyalty, you earn it. God bless you for everything” Ighalo wrote on his verified Instagram handle.

Just like Odion Ighalo, Super Agent Atta Aneke of Players Management Group has and playing key roles in the career up-shoot of most Nigerian talented footballers plying their trade across top European Leagues.

For Over two decades, top ranking Emefie Aneke Atta has been the face behind the rise and blossom of top Nigerian stars as his agency, Players Management Group, has brought to daylight juicy transfers.

According to the Norwegian born Nigerian Super agent, Emefie Aneke Atta, Player Management Group controls a total of (90) players with (65) players plying their trade in topflight leagues in Europe, Asia and Scandinavia leagues.

Nigerian stars such as Igoh Ogbu,Samuel Adegbenro, Victor Boniface, Odion Ighalo, Chidera Ejuke,Daniel Chima Chukwu, Gift Orban, Fred Friday, Suleiman Abdullahi, Akor Adams, Abel Ogwuche, Peter Godly Michael, Chidera Ejuke, Like James Aaron Olanare, etc ranks amongst notable Nigerian stars under the Prestigious Players Management Group

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Luqman Gilmore Resume Pre-Season With FC Urartu



Top ranking Nigerian midfielder, Luqman Gilmore, has resumed pre-season preparations with Armenian topflight league side, FC Urartu, after a decent 2023/2024 season.

The highly rated midfielder turned up with the rest of the squad with the rest of the team during the week under-review as the team begins earnest preparations for the upcoming coming 2024/2025 season.

Known for his goal scoring ability and his exceptional brilliance in the middle of the park, Luqman Gilmore who arrived at FC Urartu during the season under review from Latvian side, Liepaja, shone like a million stars in his first year with goals and assist to his name.

In the season in view, the goal scoring sensation has been highly tipped to be an integral squad member of the stars studded FC Urartu team as his goal scoring ability will come in handy for the team.

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