Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Nigerian Footballers

UEFA Europa League: Akanbi, Atiemwen score as Sheriff overpower Omonia Nicosia

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Nigerian duo of Rasheed Akanbi and Iyayi Atiemwen were on song for FC Sheriff on Thursday night, Futbalgalore.com.ng reports. Sheriff were too hot for Omonia Nicosia as they won 3-0 at Neo GSP Stadium. Akanbi benefitted from Maksym Koval's assist to...

Dutch legend raves on ”untouchable” Bassey

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Dutch legend, Ronald de Boer reckons Rangers old boy Calvin Bassey is now an Ajax untouchable. The Nigeria international has swapped Glasgow for Amsterdam after winning a £20million switch on the back of last year’s breakthrough campaign. There was a...

Revealed: Variables In Umar Sadiq’s Deal At Real Sociedad

The late signing of Umar Sadiq at Real Sociedad was one of the notable major transfers of the summer in La Liga, with the former Almeria man coming in to replace Aleksandr Isak after his move to Newcastle. The purchase...

Hapoel Jerusalem goalie Adeleye Adebayo keeps clean sheet in big win over Ashdod

Goalkeeper Adeleye Adebayo kept a clean sheet as Hapoel Jerusalem beat Ashdod 3-0 over the weekend in the Israeli Ligat ha'Al, Futbalgalore.com.ng reports. The Super Eagles invitee was handed a starting role ahead of Yehonatan Shabin at HaMoshava Stadium. His performance...

New Real Sociedad star Umar Sadiq marks club debut with key equaliser in draw...

New Real Sociedad star Umar Sadiq marked his club debut with a key equaliser in their 1-1 draw with Atletico Madrid. The Nigerian international arrived in San Sebastian as a deadline day replacement for Alexander Isak and he made a...

Nigerian Hazard scores and assists as Keciorengucu edge Sakaryaspor

Ibrahim Olawoyin was inspirational for Keciorengucu in the Turkish First League on Sunday, Futbalgalore.com.ng reports. The Nigerian Hazard scored and assisted in the 2-1 win over Sakaryaspor. Olawoyin drew the first blood in the 76th minute before assisting Rashad Muhammed double...

Super Eagles defender Eze excellent as Queen’s Park continue perfect run

Super Eagles central defender Stephen Eze logged 90 minutes as Queen’s Park saw off Cove Rangers 2-1 at Ochilview. A double from Simon Murray secured victory for the homers on Saturday. Spiders Head Coach Owen Coyle not surprisingly selected the same...

Aina shines as Torino overcome Dessers’ Cremonese

Super Eagles wing back Ola Aina performed well as Torino continued their strong start to the season with Nikola Vlasic and Nemanja Radonjic goals, though Leonardo Sernicola’s stunner was mere consolation for Cremonese. Vlasic bundled over the line after a...

Nigerian striker Arokodare nets second goal of the season for Amiens SC

Tolu Arokodare notched his second French Ligue 2 goal of the season as Amiens SC managed to draw 1-1 in a tight encounter against Le Havre at the Stade Oceane on Saturday, Futbalgalore.com.ng reports. The Nigerian forward scored the opener...

Real Sociedad-linked Umar Sadiq nets winner as Almeria conquer Sevilla

Super Eagles forward Umar Sadiq increased his goal tally in the Spanish La Liga with the match winner as Almeria stunned Sevilla 2-1 on Saturday. Despite the end result on the night, Sevilla did start as the brighter of the...

Nigeria defender Ikefe steps up training at new club Al Shabab Sahel

Nigerian central defender Andrew Ikefe has started training at his new club Al Shabab Sahel as he gears up for the start of the 2022/23 Lebanese Premier League season. The new football season is set to kick off next weekend...

36 Lion graduates Usor, Olayinka combine to lift Slavia Praha

Czech Republic giants, Slavia Praha will again play in the group stage of the UEFA Europa Conference League thanks to 36 Lion graduates Peter Olayinka and Moses Usor tonight. Teenager Usor continued his red-hot form when he opened scoring for...

Carabao Cup Team of the Round nomination for Super Eagles star Iwobi

Super Eagles midfielder, Alex Iwobi has been named in the English Carabao Cup Team of the Round of 32. Iwobi has had an outstanding year so far. In fact, 2022 has been a year of resurgence for the Nigerian midfielder....

Super Eagles star Chukwueze on target as Villarreal breaks record

Villarreal have confirmed their progression to the group stages of the Europa Conference League with a 6-2 aggregate victory over Hadjuk Split. The Yellow Submarine arrived in Croatia with a two goal advantage over Hadjuk, having won 4-2 in the...

Nigerian defender Fawzi enjoying life at FK Jonava

Nigerian defender Yahaya Fawzi says he is enjoying life at FK Jonava following his summer move to the Lithuanian club. According to Fawzi, his integration at Jonava has been straightforward and is looking forward to helping the team achieve it...

Nigeria midfielder Muazzam scores debut goal for Beerschot

Attacking midfielder Ibrahim Muazzam Alhassan got off the mark for his new club Beerschot at the weekend, Futbalgalore.com.ng reports. The lanky football linked up with the club from Nacional at the summer transfer window. He made his debut in the game...

La Liga: Super Eagles striker Umar Sadiq off the mark

Almeria and Elche picked up their first points of the campaign with a 1-1 draw on the Spanish East Coast. Super Eagles striker Umar Sadiq headed the visitors in front early on before Barcelona loanee Alex Collado fired home an...

Marcus on song for FC Porto

Winger Abraham Marcus had a good day at the office in the Portuguese Segunda division on Sunday, Futbalgalore.com.ng reports. The exciting forward got on the scoresheet for FC Porto B who humbled Oliveirense 2-0. Marcus grabbed the opener in the 45th...

Two-star Usor inspires Slavia Praha to annihilation of Pardubice

36 Lion product Moses Usor was the man on the lips of football lovers in Czech Republic at the weekend, Futbalgalore.com.ng reports. The exciting playmaker hugged headlines with a beautiful display for high riding Slavia Praha on Sunday. The teenager climbed...

Olisa Ndah: Super Eagles defender shines as Pirates share spoils with SuperSport

Nigeria international Olisa Ndah was in action for Orlando Pirates on Sunday, Futbalgalore.com.ng reports. The reliable defender was brilliant for Pirates who drew 0-0 with SuperSport United at Lucas Moripe Stadium. Ndah logged full throttle in the explosive DStv Premiership battle. Van...

Super Eagles conquer AS Roma in friendly

Chiamaka Madu got the opener in Nigeria's 2-0 over AS Roma Football Academy in their friendly played in Abuja on Thursday. Christopher Nwaeze got his first goal for the senior national team when he converted to increase the tally for...

Nigerian striker Emmanuel Dennis starts training with new club Nottingham Forest

Nigerian international Emmanuel Dennis has begun training with his new club Nottingham Forest after joining the Premier League side on a four-year deal. 24-year-old Dennis scored 10 Premier League goals for Watford last season, but was unable to help the...

Red-hot Nigerian forward Onuegbu is joint top scorer in China

Nigeria forward Kingsley Onuegbu is joint top-scorer in the Chinese First Division League. The 36-year-old’s strike in Qingdao Manatee's 2-1 win against Suzhou Dongwu sees him join Zé Turbo (Nantong Zhiyun) at the summit of the scorers chart. Liu Jiashen opened...

“It was a dream for me to score” – Awoniyi

Nigeria international Taiwo Awoniyi expressed his delight at scoring on his home debut to hand Nottingham Forest a 1-0 win over West Ham on Sunday. The Unicorn and Imperial Soccer Academy product, who made his first appearance off the bench...

Nigerian winger Edjomariegwe joins Al Tadamon

Kuwait Premier League side Al Tadamon have signed Nigerian winger Tony Edjomariegwe on a free transfer. The 29-year-old recently left Al-Merrikh and has put pen to paper to sign for the Kuwait club after leaving the Red and Whites outfit. Edjomariegwe...

Nigeria Team Of The Week: Awoniyi, Osimhen, Simon Mind-Blowing

Nigerian players were brilliant and fantastic – giving Ademetan Abayomi plenty to think about as he looked to pick the best XI from the weekend's action. Adeleye Adebayo Well positioned to stop thunderbolts in the game against Sektzia Nes Tziona,...

Napoli striker Victor Osimhen reveals what Khvicha Kvaratskhelia said before his heroics against Hellas...

Super Eagles star Victor Osimhen acknowledges it was ‘important’ to start well for Napoli and reveals what Khvicha Kvaratskhelia told him minutes before his goal. The Nigeria international scored one goal and provided an assist in the Partenopei’s 5-2 over...

Super Eagles invitee Adeleye Adebayo keeps clean-sheet as Hapoel Jerusalem beat Sektzia Nes Tziona

Nigeria goalkeeper Adeleye Adebayo kept a cleansheet as Hapoel Jerusalem continued their Israeli Toto Cup Ligat ha'Al campaign on Saturday, Futbalgalore.com.ng. The Red Devils recorded a 2-0 win over Sektzia Nes Tziona at HaMoshava Stadium. William Mel Togui and Guy Badash...

36 Lion product Usor hugs headlines with brilliant free kick as Slavia Praha edge...

Attacking midfielder Moses Usor kept tongues wagging as Slavia Praha defeated Jablonec 3-2 in the Czech Republic top tier on Sunday, Futbalgalore.com.ng reports. The exciting midfielder curled home a fantastic free kick that handed Slavia Praha the lead after eight...

Nigerian Kante brilliant as Royal Antwerp pip Eupen

Yusuf Alhassan continued his rich form for Royal Antwerp in the Belgian Pro League on Sunday, Futbalgalore.com.ng reports. The Nigerian Kante lasted full throttle of the game as Antwerp pipped Eupen 1-0. Alhassan was brilliant at the office for the visiting...