Super Eagles of Nigeria stars Ogenyi Onazi and Olanrewaju Kayode have congratulated Nigerian star Leke James, after coming from the bench to score a classic goal for his team in their 2-1 comeback victory over Dinamo Butami FC in the UEFA Europa Conference League qualifiers. The former Molde FK star was dropped to the bench by coach Ray Calimbay, and he was impressive after being introduced in the second half.
Everyone have their humble beginning which they look back to in life. For Leke James, he grew up struggling as a boy in the ghetto in Kaduna. As a teen, surviving was a big issue as his parents struggled to cater for his well being. Being a strong lad, the determined Leke James made a promise to play football and take his family off poverty. The lad defended the colours of Bridge Boys and scored over 30 goals for the club. Leke James first break came in 2012, when he teamed up with Aalesund in the Norwegia
Many Super Eagles of Nigeria stars have been linked with move away from their present clubs while some have already joined new clubs across Europe. Nigerian stars like Oghenekaro Etebo and Emmanuel Dennis Bonaventure have already joined William Troost Ekong and Isaac Success at Watford football club of England.
Nigeria and Molde FK of Norway star Leke James has said he will always be grateful to Manchester united head coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer for saving his football career before going to Manchester united in 2018. The Nigerian played under Solskjaer and he said he was not left alone when he was out injured for a year. James said Solskjaer told him to move to Molde FK in order to continue his recovery from injury. The attacker also praised Solskjaer as he called him a great and nice person who understands every
Super Eagles of Nigeria forward, Olanrewaju Kayode was in action on Thursday night for Sivasspor in their first leg of the UEFA Europa Conference League qualifiers against Dinamo Batumi at the Batumi Arena. The Nigerian dazzler was handed a role to play by the away team of the night consequent to his incredible performance in their previous game, and he was able to shine as he scored the winning goal that sealed the victory of the night for his team.
Since the emergence of Gernot Rohr as coach of the Super Eagles we have seen new names being invited to the National team with the likes of Joe Aribo, Semi Ajayi, Alex Iwobi, Tyronne Ebuehi amongst others. Nigeria born Molde FK forward Leke Samson James says he is ready to represent the Super Eagles and fight for a jersey if given the opportunity. The former Beijing Enterprises player made this known in an exclusive chat with Nigeria foremost WhatsApp platform Nigeria Sports Mouthpiece (NSM). "If given
By Femi Fasetire This season's haul of goals from Nigerian players continued over the past 48 hours, as Simeon Tochukwu Nwankwo (Simy) was on target for Crotone of Italy, David Okereke made hay for Club Brugge of Belgium and Taiwo Awoniyi struck for Union Berlin of Germany. Molde FK of Norway star, Leke James also joined the fray with bang on Saturday, while former Golden Eaglets’ winger, Funsho Bamgboye registered two in Hungary and Olarewaju Kayode struck one for Sivasspor of Turkey on Friday. While Awoniyi,
Turkish Super Lig giants Sivasspor football club have confirmed the signing of Nigerian international Leke James on a two years deal from Saudi Arabia Pro League side Al Qadisiyah FC. The former Molde FK star joined the Turkish club just few days after they announced the signing of Super Eagles star Olanrewaju Kayode, and he has become the club's second signing.
Super Eagles of Nigeria striker Olanrewaju Kayode was the hero for Sivasspor football club of Turkey on Thursday evening, as he netted a winning goal in their 2-1 comeback victory over Dinamo Butami FC in the UEFA Europa Conference League qualifiers. The former Manchester City football club star was given another starting role by coach Ray Calimbay, and he was able to score a classic goal to guide his team to a deserved victory.
Ibrahim Rabiu and Ezekiel Henty have won the Slovakian Superliga with Slovan Bratislava, Bratislava won the league after a goalless draw against Spartak Trnava. Both players missed the game. Semi Ajayi played the full 90 minutes as promotion chasing West Bromwich Albion were held to a 1-1 against Blackburn Rovers. Fellow Nigerian Tosin Adarabioyo also featured for Blackburn Rovers for the full 90 minutes. Tosin Kehinde played the full 90 minutes for his Danish side Randers as they were 2-1 winners over Odense
I’m ready to play for Super Eagles, says Leke James Nigeria born footballer, Leke James currently playing for Molde FC in Norway has declared his readiness play for the Super Eagles of Nigeria against playing for Norway. According to him, it would be a great honour to play for Nigeria at this stage of his career. Speaking with NSM media, Leke James stated that his active performance on the field is enough to get him on board the Super Eagles list. He is currently the best Nigerian player in Norway and he
Nigeria international striker, Olarenwaju Ayoba Kayode scored the only goal that secured Sivasspor a win against Petrocub of Moldova in a UEFA Europa Conference League second leg encounter at Yeni Sivas 4 Eylül Stadium, Sivas on Thursday. The 28-year-old who is playing his second season at Sivasspor on loan from Shakhtar Donetsk, found the back of the net on 65 minutes.
Nigerian forward Leke James continued his impressive form for his Norwegian club Molde on Friday. The 27 year old forward was on parade from start to finish in the friendly game with Lillestreom on Friday night. Tobias Christensen made it 1 - 0 for Molde in the 50th minutes of the encounter with a lovely finish that left the goalkeeper stranded. Leke James added the second few minutes later after he converted the penalty awarded to him by the referee. James has now scored in two consecutive friendly
Anthony Nwaekeme was on target for Trabzonspor as his team edged Sivasspor 2-1, in a Turkish Super Lig game week 2 fixture on Monday. Four Nigeria internationals featured in the match at Medical Park Stadyumu, Trabzon, with Olarenwaju Kayode, Okechukwu Azubuike and Leke James at the opposite end of the pitch.
Some Nigerian players both Super Eagles and Super Falcons prospects and first-team players scored for their Clubs in the course of this week starting from Monday to Thursday. We bring you some of their exploits. 1. Alex Iwobi (Fleetwood Town 2-5 EVERTON, EFL Cup) Super Eagles midfielder, Alex Iwobi scored his first goal of the season for Everton on their 2-5 away win at Fleetwood Town. The 2019 African Cup of Nations, AFCON bronze medalist scored Everton's third goal in the 49th minute and also had an assist
Leke James has expressed his delight after scoring his first goal ever for Sivasspor whom he linked up with from Saudi Arabia earlier during the current summer transfer window. James' fellow Nigerian compatriot and forward, Olarenwaju Kayode has also given his reaction after he was equally on target for Sivasspor in a UEFA Conference League encounter.
Molde FK of Norway and Nigerian striker Leke James has shown his intention to play in the English Premier League in the nearest future, and he believes it can be possible by God's grace. The 27 years old who has been seriously linked with a move away from Molde FK this summer after an outstanding season with the club has been linked with many top clubs in Europe, but he said he wishes to play in England, but the only obstacle that can block his move will be the issue of work permit. In a chat with MSN, James
Norway Molde 4-1 Stabaek Returning from a two-match suspension, Leke James finds the target for Molde FK with a classic goal poacher's finish. Leke James celebrating a goal with teammates Credit: EaglesTrackerNG --------------------------------------------------------------- James who started the game for Molde scored his side's third goal during their 4-1 home win over Stabaek. Three more goals from Eikrem, Knudtzon, and Omoijuanfo's penalty helped Molde to a comfortable win. Omoijuanfo replaced James
Odion Ighalo scored two first-half goals as Al Shabab secure a 2-1 victory over Damak in a Saudi Pro League encounter on Monday.
The Kaduna-conceived star is seeking after an opportunity to substantiate himself in Gernot Rohr's set-up in the wake of setting up himself in Norway Molde striker Leke James wants to play for the Super Eagles and he is focusing on a greeting later on. James has been extraordinary in the Norwegian Eliteserien and he helped Molde win the first class title last season with a commitment of 17 objectives in 28 matches. He has commenced from where he halted in the last mission with nine objectives as of now