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UEFA Europa League: 19-Year-Old Nigerian Youngster Bolu Ogungbayi Registers Assist In Slavia Prague 2-0 Win

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19-year-old unhearlded Nigerian youngster, Bolu Ogungbayi was handful for Czech Fortuna Liga outfit, SK Slavia Prague as he came off the bench to provide assist to help SK Slavia Prague seal and secure all maximum points at stake in its 2-0 win over Ukrainian Premier League side, FC Zorya Luhansk in one of the UEFA Europa League play-off played yesterday at the Fortuna Arena.

Coming through the ranks of SK Slavia Prague Under-19, Bolu Ogungbayi has continued to have a rapid development which caterpulated him into SK Slavia Prague Be where he has continued to found back of the net which earned him a place I the stars studded Slavia Prague team A to prosecute its UEFA Europa League play-off.

The young Nigerian star was handful for the team as he worked out SK Slavia Prague second half which brought the keenly contested play-off against Zorya Luhansk to a 2-0 scorelinee at the Fortuna Arena

Hoping to seal a place in the UEFA Europa league campaign, SK Slavia Prague were faced with an uphill task drawn to face Ukrainian Premier League campaigners, FC Zorya Luhansk at home first.

First half of the game ended on level terms as the two sides defended stoutly to give no room for errors.

With the game heading for a stalemate, Tijani then broke the deadlock with nine minutes left.

In the 94th minute Slavia Prague doubled their lead through Lukas Masopust off an assist from Nigerian youngster Bolu Ogungbayi.

The reverse fixture is slated for Thursday, August 21 and the winner will qualify for the group stage

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Glory Ogbonna: Nigeria Defender Extends Beşiktaş Women’s Football Contract

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Nigeria Super Falcons defender , Glory Ogbonna, will continue her professional career with the Turkish side, Beşiktaş Women’s Football

Nigeria international Ogbonna Glory has signed a contract extension that will keep her at Beşiktaş Women’s Football for another one year 2024/2025 season.

On 3 February 2023, she was transferred to Beşiktaş JKand currently plays for Beşiktaş JK.

Glory is a versatile player. Although her main position is a left-back player, but she can also play as a right-back, a left-centre back, a right-centre back and a defensive midfielder. Glory can use both feet successfully.

There, she has been a key figure in the stars studded Beşiktaş Women’s Football side helping them stay afloat in the Turkish Women Super League with a good run of form.

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Ambrose Peter Pens Emotional Message To Újpest Ahead Aberdeen Move

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Nigerian forward, Peter Ambrose, has penned an emotional farewell message to Hungarian Football Club, Újpest Football Club, fans following his move to the Scottish Premier League with top giants, Aberdeen Football Club.

“I want to thank Újpest Football Club my teammates, the coaches and most especially the fans for making this year a happy and a memorable one for me, you will always have a room in my heart “ emotional Ambrose concluded.

Ambrose made his professional debut for Turkish side Balikesirspor in January 2022 and featured a further 11 times in his maiden season before a move to Ujpset that summer.

He was the Hungarian club’s top scorer last season with 10 goals in 27 starts and, according to Aberdeen, attracted interest from “several UK clubs” before opting for the Dons.

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Done Deal: Getafe Unveils Nigerian Midfielder Uche Chrisantus

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LaLiga club Getafe have announced the signing of Nigerian midfielder Uche Chrisantus.

According to Nigeria journalist, Nwosu ‘Chygoz’ Chigozie,

reports that Chrisantus joined Getafe from Spanish second tier club, AD Ceuta.

The 21-year-old penned a four-year contract with the Azulones.

“Getafe CF and AD Ceuta FC have reached an agreement for the transfer of Chrisantus Uche. The 21-year-old Nigerian footballer has signed with the club until June 30, 2028 and will spend the next four seasons in the blue and white jersey,” the club announced on their official website.

He will join Getafe’s first team for preseason training, where he will compete for a spot in the squad.

Ikechukwu Uche and Oghenekaro Etebo are the two other Nigerians, who have played for Getafe in the past.

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