1.Chidera Ezeh Chidera Kennedy Ezeh was born on October 2nd, 1997 in Lagos state, Nigeria.He is a professional footballer who plays as a centre forward for FC Porto of Portugal.Ezeh is from an Igbo family of four children including three boys and a girl.
1.Odion Ighalo Odion Jude Ighalo, born 16th June 1989, is a Nigerian striker who currently plays for a chinese club, Changchun Yatai F.C.The professional footballer who was born in Lagos to Nigerian parents from Edo State, started his career at the Prime and Julius Berger, both clubs Nigeria where he was discovered by FIFA agent, Marcelo Houseman who recommended him to Atta Aneke, after which he was taken to Norway’s Lyn.
Many goalkeepers have played in the Nigerian League since its inception, but just few have played professionally in Europe in the same period, with varying degrees of success.Here we take a look at the fifteen Nigerian goalkeepers who have done well in Europe.1.Peter Rufai A Nigerian football legend, Peter Rufai, also known by his nickname "Dodo mayana", spent twenty years of his life playing professional football.
Super Eagles skipper Ahmed Musa was recently unveiled as a player of Kano Pillars, making it his second stint at the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).Below are five ex Super Eagles players who should return to the Nigerian top flight.5.John Ogu Currently unattached at the moment, the former Hapoel Beer Sheva man has what it takes to add value to the NPFL.
Since he joined Athletic Club Omonia Nicosia last year August, Super Eagles utility player, Shehu Abdullahi has been one their outstanding players with immense contributions to his team’s success.Shehu Abdullahi joined the Cypriot First Division side in August, 2020 from Turkish second division side, Bursaspor, on a free transfer and became an integral member of the team with commanding display week in week out for the most popular club in Cyprus.
Every football team has a particular big game player, someone who posed a scoring threat in front of goal.In a rollercoaster of a season thus far, Nigeria is blessed with brilliant goal scorers.These players are enjoying a remarkable year in Europe and can't stop scoring for their club at the moment.
Former Super Eagles skipper and goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama, is planning something big with his alma mater, University of Uyo in Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria.The 38 years old who last played for French Ligue One side, Lille, where he played 143 matches from 2011–2018, disclosed this in a post on his Instagram page on Tuesday, accompanied by the picture above, which shows him besides his exquisite car at a section of the reputable citadel of learning where he met wife, Lucy Philip Enyeama.
How would you feel if you have people like Ahmed Musa, Tony Nwakaeme Teddy A, Ken Erics, Imoh Ezekiel, Pocolee, Kelechi Anuna, Craze Clown, Wilfred Ndidi, Ogenyi Onazi, DJ Neptune,Victor Anichebe, Pepenazi, Yomi Casual and many more wishing you a happy birthday?
In this article, we shall see Clubs in Europe's top 15 leagues that have lost the fewest games this season.Only two clubs have never lost a league game in 2020/21 season.Rangers and Sporting CP are the only two clubs that Have never lost a league game in Europe's top five leagues this season.
We look at Nigerian players who are playing well in second tier leagues but somehow have not done enough to get a national team call-up.5.Michael Ihiekwe - Rotherham United It's kind of unbelievable to think Michael Ihiekwe hasn't earned a single Nigeria cap until you realise the Super Eagles central defence options currently consist of William Troost-Ekong and Leon Balogun.
Super Eagles of Nigeria goalkeeper Francis Uzoho was exceptional for coach Savvas Poursairidis led APOEL Nicosia football club of Cyprus on Sunday evening, in their away League draw against Ethnikos Achnas football club, in the week 34 of the Cyprus Division 1 League.The former Deportivo La Coruna football club of Spain goalkeeper retained his spot in the home team's goal post ahead of Miquel Silva, and he was able to shine as usual, as he rescued a point for his team.
So far, we might have heard much about certain Nigerian footballers, young talents, top soccer players, and so on, yet we don’t recall much about famous dead soccer players some of whom even experienced a tragic death. This post is dedicated to the loving memory of Olufemi Olubayo. Everyone dies one day, but this particular one is something to remember. The death of Nigerian star, Olufemi Olubayo, was shocking news to the football world on April 18, 2011. Before his death, he had played for the Super Eagles
We take a look at some Nigerian footballers who switched to rival clubs in their chosen careers. 5. Nosa Igiebor (Hapoel Tel Aviv, Maccabi Tell Aviv) Talk about riding the chain of rival clubs Nigerian midfielder Nosa Igiebor switched to a rival club in Israel. Joining Hapoel Tel Aviv in 2011, the playmaker was an integral part of the club. But in 2012 he made the move to Real Betis where he spent two years. In 2014 the Nigerian made a peculiar move, this time to Hapoel's cross-town rivals Maccabi. 4 Obafemi
Former Kwara United forward Olanrewaju Lanre Kehinde scores a hattrick in Umraniyespor 4-3 comeback win over Ankaraspor 4-3 in week 31 in the Turkish 1st League.The 26-year-old Lagos-born who was starting to finished as Marcus Pedersen put the visitor ahead 15 minutes into the encounter at the Umraniye Belediyesi Sehir Stadi before Erdem Çetinkaya doubles the lead 14 minutes later.
Will The Transfer of Two Super Eagle Goalkeeper Have positive Impact on the National Team? (OPINION)
Recently, two Super Eagles goalkeepers, Francis Uzoho and Maduka Okoye moved from their bases or previous clubs to Hapoel Nicosia and Sparta Rotterdam. Surely, the moves are for the interests of their careers. To secure enough playing time, to remain fit and relevant and of course to get better pay. But beyond these, Nigerians are expecting these moves to rub off on the national team, the Super Eagles especially when they consider that the goalkeeping department of the team has recently been suffering of lack