Chelsea defeated Brentford in the West London derby as Ben Chilwell's goal sent them back to the top of the table. Nigerian midfielder Frank Onyeka had an excellent game in midfield. Here are two things he did today that helped his team in the derby 1. Onyeka worked hard off the ball and made important tackles.
The 2021/22 season has confirmed Frank Onyeka's position as one of the most promising talents in Premier League football. His acquisition from Midtjyllland has proved a masterstroke from Brentford, reinforced by the central midfielder’s performances. The 23-year-old central midfielder's name is one that has been echoed throughout Europe lately, with a lot of top clubs sniffing around the Bees.
Super Eagles of Nigeria meets Central African Republic (CAR) in a two-legged Africa world cup qualifying match on the 7th and 10th October, 2021. The first leg comes up in Lagos, while the second leg comes up in Douala, Cameroon- the adopted home ground of Central African Republic's national team.
Super Eagles and Brentford rock solid defensive midfielder, Frank Onyeka, has written his name in gold after featuring in the Super Eagles of Nigeria World cup qualifiers double header fixture against Central Africa Republic at the weekend. Frank Onyeka's feature in the double header World cup qualifiers earned him a place in the Bees record books as the 50th Brentford player to have won a full international cap while contracted to the club.
Following a shock loss to Central African Republic at the World Cup Qualifiers on Thursday night something interesting was spotted in Super Eagles' recent training. Forgotten Super Eagles star John Ogu trained with the team on Friday. The former Hapoel Beer Sheva utility man looked sharp despite his months of inactivity as a result of clublessness.
It is no surprise that some Nigerian Football players are doing well at the moment, with many on the radar of Europe heavyweights football clubs. In the premier League, the likes of Kelechi Iheanacho and Alex Iwobi are doing well in this early season with their respective clubs, while Ndidi Wilfred and Frank Onyeka have been solid rock in the midfield for Leicester City and Brentford.
1. Frank Onyeka. The Brentford midfielder was in good form for his club over the last 3 weeks but starting for Nigeria last time out, he played poorly. Onyeka offered little in the way of helping out the Super Eagles attack as he was overrun in midfield by the Stubborn Central African Republic midfielders in the second half of the game.
Nigeria who are currently occupying the first team in their world cup qualify group stage table, will be playing Central African Republic who are sitting on the fourth position on the table and as such, alot of actions are expected to be displayed. However, I decided to put up this article to display the strongest starting XI Nigeria coach Rohr, can use to secure his third victory in their group stage match today.
Frank Onyeka was in the starting lineup for Brentford football club in the Premier League today when they hosted Leicester City at the Brentford Community Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The Super Eagles Midfielder had a decent performance in today's match despite Brentford's 2-1 loss to Leicester City at their home turf.
Nigerian players were in action for their various clubs in Europe on Sunday. We take a look at how some of them performed Frank Onyeka was replaced by Mads Bistrup in Brentford's sensational 2-1 victory over West Ham. The Nigerian midfielder has been consistent for Thomas Frank's team and he put in a decent shift for the EPL newcomers
The Nigeria Super Eagles received a rude shocker in it's quest for a place in the Qatar 22 World Cup as they were stung by 'Underdogs' Central Africa Republic. The Super Eagles gaffer, Gernot Rohr, rolled out a formidable team for the World Cup qualifier double header as International break came calling with Taiwo Awoniyi, Frank Onyeka and Calvin Bassey making a return and a debut in the Green White Green Colours.
Super Eagles of Nigeria head coach Gernot Rohr has spoken about his team's shock home defeat to Central Africa Republic national team, in the FIFA World Cup qualifier on Thursday evening at Teslim Balogun Stadium in Surulere area of Lagos. The three times Africa Cup of Nations Champions were unable to break the away team's defence line throughout the entire duration of the game, and they later conceded a last minute goal from substitute Karl Namnganda to end the match 1-0 in favour of the away team.
Photo Credit: Getty images Nigeria lost 1-0 against Central African Republic today. Super Eagles played with so much zeal but creativity was lacking in their game play. Gernot Rohr(Nigerian manager) has not been performing well with the team recently. There seems to be lots of problems with the way Super Eagles play.
Nigeria were beaten 1-0 in Lagos in a game many supporters expected them to win fairly easily. The Super Eagles had picked up maximum points from their opening two games and could have edged further away from the sides below them to consolidate first spot. In the end, Karl Namnganda scored in second-half stoppage time to stun the Super Eagles and silence the home crowd.
Super Eagles of Nigeria midfield maestro Frank Onyeka was superb for Brentford football club on Saturday evening, as he helped them to play a 3-3 draw against Liverpool football club in the week 6 of the English Premier League. The former FC Midtjylland of Denmark star retained his spot in the home team's first eleven, and he was able to help them to secure a vital point against their opponent.
On Thursday, the Super Eagles list of players to play the World Cup qualifier against Central African Republic (CAR) was made public. Notably, Leicester's Wilfred Ndidi was missing from the list, alongside Oghenekaro Etebo. Watford later confirmed that Etebo would be out for about five months but Leicester's Ndidi would be out on a short term.
On Thursday, Nigeria was defeated 1-0 by the Central African Republic in a 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying match. With no incisive attempts at goal, the three-time African champions struggled to break down their opponents' defence at Teslim Balogun Stadium, and they were punished in the 90th minute when CAR converted their sole effort on target with Karl Namnganda's strike.
Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr has Blamed the stunning loss to the Central African Republic on the Absence of Alex Iwobi and Wilfred Ndidi. Rohr's Super Eagles were without two of their most significant players as they fell 1-0 at home to the Central African Republic in a 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier in Lagos.
Super Eagles of Nigeria midfield maestro, Frank Onyeka was in action yesterday for newly promoted Brentford in their 6th league game of the English Premiership against Liverpool at the Brentford Community Stadium. The Nigerian star was handed a role to play in his team's starting XI following his incredible performance for the club in their previous game and he was able to impress.
Super Eagles of Nigeria midfield maestro, Frank Onyeka was in action for Brentford in their 6th league game of the season against Liverpool at the Brentford Community Stadium. Frank Onyeka was handed a role to play in his team's starting XI following his incredible performance for the club in their previous game, and he was able to shine as he contributed his quota in the game which was able to earn them a crucial point which keeps them going in the competition.