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Weekend Review: 10 Nigerian Stars Who Found Back Of The Net



Teams across European countries at the weekend continued their quest for domestic glory whilst others continued preparations for their league resumption and new season.

Nigerian international didn’t fail to shine as always as they hugged lines following their top performance for their various clubsides.

In this piece, we would take a look at Nigerian stars who were fortunate to find back of the net.

1. Victor Boniface (Bayern 04 Leverkusen, Germany)

Boni was in his usual element in the Bundesliga as he fired a brace to help Bayern 04 Leverkusen win it’s derby against Mönchengladbach.

2. Victor Osimhen (Napoli, Italy)

Osimhen recorded his (3) goal of the season to help Napoli beat sasuolo.

4. Ezekiel Henty (AEL Limassol, Cyprus)

An impact hit it was for Nigerian international Henty as he fired a debut goal in his first game in the colours of AEL Limassol.

5. Boluwatife Ogungbayi (Slavia Prague B, Czech Republic)

The trending Nigerian youngster banged a goal to help Slavia Prague B claim a 1-0 home win.

6. Abdullahi Tanko (Baník Ostrava, Czech Republic)

Tanko’s brace was enough for Banik Ostrava to claim a 2-0 home win over SK Dynamo České Budějovice.

7. Ifedayo Olusegun (Kedah Darul FC, Malaysia)

The Nigerian talisman banged his 6th goal of the season, a goal dedicated to his late father.

8. Uzodinma Anthony (Kayserispor, Turkey)

The Nigerian utility playerr came through with first goal of the season, a goal which inspired Kayserispor 2-1 win.

9. Yusuf Otubanjo (Pyunik Yerevan, Armenia)

The gangling striker scored twice to help Pyunik Yerevan in securing all maximum points against West Aremenia.

10. Adefolari Durosinmi ( Nakhon United, Thailand)

Nigerian International, Adefolarin Durosinmi recorded a goal as his settled for a 2-2 draw

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



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



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



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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