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



Actions resumed across European and Scandevian leagues as teams continue their quest for domestic glory in their various league and cup Games.

Nigerian players didn’t disappoint as they showed up big with their various Clubside with outstanding displays in their ranks and below is as general review of outstanding Nigerian players who were fortunate to find back of the net.

1. Gift Orban (KAA Gent, Belgium)
Orban Gift showed off class at the weekend as he scored (4) goals in KAA Gent dismantling of Zulte Waregem in Belgium topflight league.

2. Franklin Sasere (Vaduz, Swiss)
Sasere made a statement in Swiss Challenge League as he scored a goal and provided assist to earn his side a deserving win.

3. Oche Ochowechi (CD Fereinse, Portugal)
Oche was the hero for CD Fereinse as he scored his side only goal in their slim win.

4. Taiwo Abdulrahman (Spartak Trnava, Slovak)
Taiwo continued his goal scoring business in the Slovak topflight league as he scored a brace in his side big win away from home.

5. Wisdom Kanu (MFK Zemplín Michalovce, Slovakia)
Kanu contributed a goal in MFK Zemplín Michalovce 2-5 pummling of Zlate Moravce.

6. Adekunle Issa (MFK Zemplín Michalovce, Slovakia)
Issa added to his goal tally as he came through with a goal in MFK Zemplín Michalovce win over Zlate Moravce.

7. Goodluck Igbokwe (Gent, Belgium)
Promising youngster, Igbokwe Goodluck came through with another goal and double assist in Gent Team B big win.

8. Olawoyin Ibrahim (Rizespor Kulübü, Turkey)
Olawoyin Ibrahim onces more showed off class in the colours of Rizespor Kulübü as he scored a stoppage time and provided an assist in his side 2-1 win.

9. Ibrahim Jaabar (Stellenbosch, South Africa)
Former Nigeria junior international, Jabaar added to his goal numbers as his goal helped his side in dealing a win.

10. Terem Moffi (OG Nice, France)
After an outstanding performance at the week, Moffi returned to the league to net a a goal and contributed an assist in his side win at home.

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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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