1. Anthony Okpotu Anthony Okpotu is a 27-year-old Nigerian professional soccer player currently playing for Qatar SC and the Nigeria national team as a forward. A native of Benue State, Okpotu started his professional football career with Lobi Stars and Al-Ittihad Tripoli. He was signed to his present club, Qatar SC, last year.
1.Anthony Okpotu Anthony Okpotu was born on March 3rd, 1994 in Makurdi, Benue State.He is a professional footballer and plays in the striking role for Lobi Stars and the Nigerian national team.Okpotu was brought up in Makurdi.
Nigerian striker Anthony Okpotu was on target for his club US Monastir on Saturday. Third place US Monastir hosted fifth place Etouil Du Sahel and it was the visitors who ran away with all the three points. Mortadha Ben gave Etouil Du Sahel the lead in the seventh minutes, before Firas Ben Larbi doubled the advantage in 69th. Anthony Okpotu later reduced the deficit in the 85th minutes of the encounter. The defeat has left Monastir in third position on the log with 28 points on the log. Okpotu has now score
The 2019/2020 season has been a wonderful campaign for a lot of Nigerian footballers - with some of them winning the league title, while others won individual awards. Here, we will celebrate the outstanding performance of some Super Eagles stars. PLAYER OF THE SEASON AND TOP SCORER Victor Osimhen On Tuesday, fast-rising Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen was named Lille's Player of the Season after his brilliant showing for the French side. The 21-year-old, who scored 18 goals and created four assist
It was a good outing for Nigerian strikers on Saturday as Kelechi Iheanacho, Anthony Nwakaeme and Anthony Okpotu scored to lead their respective teams to victory in league games. Kelechi Iheanacho was target for Leicester City in their 2-1 win over West Ham United in one of the English premier league fixtures on Saturday. It was Iheanacho's fourth league goal of the season for the Foxes. In Turkey, Nigeria forward Anthony Nwakaeme scored in Trabzonspor impressive 5-2 home win against Kayserispor in th
Nigeria international and FC Qatar striker, Anthony Okpotu, has advised Nigerian clubs involved in CAF club competitions to avoid 2pm kick-off to avoid players burn-out.
Since his transfer to the Tunisian League, everything has gone right for Nigerian striker, Anthony Okpotu, who is presently on the list of several top teams ahead of the January transfer window. Okpotu, who was top scorer in Tunisia’s Ligue 1 before Saturday’s match day 13 scored again to increase his tally to seven goals in 12 matches, as his side has an outstanding game against Esperance. Thanks to goals scored by the Nigerian, modest Union Sportive Monastirienne has remained on top of the Tunisian Le
Nigeria Premier League highest paid player -Here are the top 5 : With limited Nigeria football fans, willing to follow the Nigeria Premier league, as we all prefer to watch our beloved club sides,in Europe in the EPL, German Bundesliga, Spanish LA Liga and the Italian Seria A which is common within Nigerians. However I made some research about the Top earners in the league and I came out with this data of the top 5 highest paid players in the Nigeria Premier league . 5 Anthony Okpotu - Lobi Stars (#400,000)
It’s almost impossible not to be glad for Nigeria striker Anthony Okpotu, considering his meteoric rise in the last couple of months. Okpotu, who grew up in Makurdi, Benue State started his professional career with hometown club Lobi Stars in 2012. His storming success in his debut season in Nigeria secured him a move to Libyan club Al-Ittihad Tripoli. After a season in Libya, he returned to Lobi Stars and the move proved to be the perfect decision as he finished as top scorer during the 2016/17 Nigeria P
Super Eagles striker Anthony Okpotu scored his for his club Qatar Sporting Club against AL Sailiya on Sunday. The powerful striker got the two goals in the first half to lead his side to important victory in the Qatar premier league on Sunday. Okpotu scored the first goal in the 11th minute of the encounter, and netted the second four minute later. Senegalese forward Serigne Modou Kara Mbodji, commonly known as Kara or Kara Mbodji, reduced the deficit for the home side on the stroke of half time. Mohamed Youcef
Super Eagles duo of Wilfred Ndidi and Anthony Okpotu have both been named most valuable players of the season, with the Leicester man winning for the club, while the former Lobi Stars striker won for the league. Sky Sports released the list of most valuable players for Premier League clubs, and the name of Ndidi came out for Leicester City. The 23-year-old has been a key player for the Foxes in their push to make the UEFA Champions League place, and he has been rewarded with the MVP. Ndidi’s importance fo
The performance of Nigerian attackers around the world has not gone unnoticed as they continue to be recognised by top media outlets. Earlier this week, Lille striker Victor Osimhen was rated as his club's best player so far this season by renowned French magazine, L’Equipe, while Cyriel Dessers is regarded as one of the best strikers in the Dutch Eredivisie. Another player who is doing well is Nigeria international Anthony Okpotu, who has been named as the best foreign player in the Tunisian League this
3. Isaac Success Isaac Success Ajayi is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays for English premier league side Watford as a forward. Success who's 24 years old has also played for Nigeria from the U-17 to the senior national team level. The forward has picked up injuries that has stalled his career with his club , his slow recovery process from these injuries some time left many doubting his age. 2. FRANCIS UZOHO : Francis Odinaka Uzoho, is a Nigerian number one goalkeeper and he's currently on the bo
The Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) has churned out players who have gone outside Nigerian shores to excel.The players are too many to mention.Popular among them are Kanu Nwankwo, Austin Okocha, Rashidi Yekini, etc.In this article, I am going to list players that emerged as top scorers in the NPFL and went ahead to reprise the same action in the foreign league.
Super Eagles of Nigeria Legend Bright Omokaro has advised Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr on the strikers that are needed to be invited to the Super Eagles, in order to compete for the starting shirt with Napoli football club of Italy star Victor Osimhen. The former defender asked Gernot Rohr to give all available strikers the same opportunity to showcase their talents in super Eagles' attack the way he's giving Victor Osimhen the opportunity, and that will be the best opportunity for him to select the best
Nigeria international, Anthony Okpotu, has penned a heart-rending goodbye note to former Tunisian club US Monastir as he begins his Qatar SC career. The former Lobi Stars striker was unveiled by his new club on Friday 23 October and took to his Instagram page to express gratitude to the rank and file and fans of Monastir, where he scored 13 goals in 25 matches in the 2019-2020 season, foliowing his arrival from Difaâ Hassani El Jadidi. " I've been searching for the right words to express my interest and farewell,
Ex- Flying Eagles midfielder, Moses Orkuma has sent out a congratulatory message to his brother, fellow country and former team mate, Ex Super eagles forward Anthony Okpotu, after putting pen to paper at Qatari club, Qatar SC. Moses also signed for Qatari club, UMM Salal couple of weeks back. The duo are from Benue state and were team mates together at Tunisian side, US Monastir for the 2019/2020 season where they helped(Anthony Okpotu scored 13 goals from 25 appearances) their team to lift the Tunisian super
Nigeria international Anthony Okpotu is currently on the books of Union Sportive Monastiriene (USM) in the Tunisian Ligue 1. He is currently the leading goalscorer with 10 goals. The striker who played for Lobi Stars in the past highlighted the difference between the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) and the Tunisian top flight on Wednesday. "There’s a difference and it also depends on your status, your manager’s negotiation which is also very common in the NPFL. The ex-Al Ittihad star express
Nigeria Striker, Anthony Okpotu, is happy to have won Tunisian Cup with Monastir following their 2-0 defeat of Esperance in the final on Sunday. The former Lobi Stars player celebrated the feat achieved alongside compatriot and midfielder, Moses Orkuma in a statement on social media, uploading the picture above, which shows him holding the trophy. "OEA 2019/2020 Cup winners. It ended in praise," stated the 26 years old who joined Monastir from Moroccan side El Jadida 12 August 201 #OEA#2019/2020 CUP WINNERS
Nigeria striker, Anthony Okpotu Tuesday marked his first year anniversary at Tunisia club US Monastir with a brace, in their 3 - 1 home win over Hammam-Lif. The power-playing Benue-born was the biggest performer in the Ligue 1 Game week 19 fixture at Stade Mustapha Ben Jannet in Monastir. Okpotu, 26, who joined the club from El Jadida on August 12, 2019, put his team in front on second minutes and rounded off the scoring on 49 minutes, to take his tally to 12 in 17 Ligue 1 matches. The former Lobi Stars striker's