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Weekend Review: Ten (10) Nigeria Stars Who Found Back Of The Net



It was a bumper weekend for Nigeria stars in Europe with goals raining in their various leagues. We round up the best performers from the weekend as most now head off with their national teams in the international break.

1. Okpanachi Rooney (Sozopol, Bulgaria)

The Nigeria forward recorded his 10th goal of the season following his goal in Sozopol defeat.

2. Victor Udoh (Royal Antwerp B, Belgium)

The In-Form youngster came through with another breathtaking goal to continue his exciting goal scoring form in the current season.

3. James Igbekeme (SD Ponferradina, Spain)

The left footed winger was the hero for SD Ponferradina as his solitary strike earned the team maximum points.

4. David Ankeye (Sheriff Tiraspol, Moldova)

Red-hot Ankeye was inspirational for Moldovan top-flight league giants, Sheriff Tiraspol as he scored the first goal in their 4-0 win over Florești.

5. Olarenwaju Kayode (Gençlerbirliği Spor Kulübü, Turkey)

The Nigeria forward scored all two goals in Gençlerbirliği Spor Kulübü 2-0 win over Adanaspor.

6. Paul Onuachu (Trabzonspor, Turkey)

The Nigeria Super Eagles forward came through with a goal of the season contender as he fired a brace in Trabzonspor win.

7. Odeoyibo Samuel (Helgmann, Lithuania)

The Nigeria defender ended the season on high with a goal to his name in Helgmann last game of the season.

8. Philip Azango (FC Spartak Trnava, Slovakia)

Thee Nigerian star provided an assist and scored in FC Spartak Trnava 2-0 win.

9. Francis Momoh (Grasshopper Zurich, Switzerland)

The Nigeria forward scored a hattrick in Grasshopper Zurich. 5-2 home win.

10. James Adeniyi (Tulzapor, Turkey)

The Nigeria striker came through with a goal in Tulzapor 3-1 home win.

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Nigeria Duo Of Ahmed & Igbokwe Scores In Gent 0-4 Win Over Heist



Nigeria duo of Goodluck Igbokwe and Ahmed Abdullahi added to their goal tally in the Belgian National Division 1 following their goal involvement in KAA Gent B 0-4 win away from home against Heist.

The Nigeria Under-20 duo has been in astonishing form in the colours of Gent B with handful of goals to their name with red-hot forward Ahmed Abdullahi leading the goal scorers chart with 10goals.

Following its lose on Matchday 12, Heist braced up for a tough test against Gent B as they eye a win and a change of fortune to turn around their position on the log.

Hoping to climb on the log, Gent B filed out against Heist on Matchday 13 hoping to sustain its winning streak.

First half of the game went the way of the visitors as Gent B opened scoring at the 21st minute to lead at half time.

In the second half, Nigeria forward, Ahmed Abdullahi doubled Gent B lead before the team killed off the game with (2) more goals and Nigeria forward, Goodluck Igbokwe closing scoring with his 80th minute goal to earn the fixture on a win for Gent B on a 0-4 score line

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Belgian Cup: Nigeria Striker Goal Inspires Royal Antwerp Comeback Against Royal Charleroi



Nigeria wing wizard , Chidera Ejuke, put up another fantastic display as his goal inspired Royal Antwerp 5-2 comeback victory over Royal Charleroi Sporting Club in Wednesday night in the Belgian cup.

The Nigeria international who has been in outstanding form after opening his goal account in Royal Antwerp draw away from him booked a place in the Belgian cup and came through big for the team with a goal.

The Nigeria Super Eagles star was inspirational in Royal Antwerp encounter against Royal Charleroi Sporting Club as his strike was enough to help his side subdue its opponents in the Belgian cup.

First half of the game had the visitors, Royal Charleroi Sporting Club, taking an early lead after breaking the deadlock at the 28th minute and went ahead to double its lead at the 31st minute.

Royal Antwerp turning point began lately in the first half as Nigeria forward Chidera Ejuke reduced the deficit to 2-1 before the half time brea.

Royal Antwerp built on Ejuke’s goal to start a come back as they leveled parity at 57th minute and went ahead to score at the 71st, 76th and 90th minute to earn a 5-2 win at full time

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Chidera Ejuke: Nigeria Striker Wins Goal Of The Month Award In Belgium



Chidera Ejuke, Super Eagles forward, has won the Royal Antwerp goal of the month award for November

The winner was announced on the team Instagram page earlier today

The Nigerian scored an exquisite goal in Royal Antwerp 1-1 stalemate against Koninklijke Sint-Truidense Voetbalvereniging, a goal which served a point for the team.

The goal came in the 81st minute of the second half as Koninklijke Sint-Truidense Voetbalvereniging were already cruising to a slim home win but Ejukes goal ensured a share of spoils.

After making huge statement after coming off the bench to find back of the net against Koninklijke Sint-Truidense Voetbalvereniging, the Nigeria Super Eagles star has continued to be consistent with goal scoring and top performance in league and cup games for Royal Antwerp.

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