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Check Out Recent Photos of Nigerian Footballer Macauley Chrisantus

Just some days ago as Toni Kroos retired for Germany after a wonderful career with the German National team. After seeing Kroos retire for his National team, Macauley Chrisantus came to my mind. Let’s catch up with the Nigerian Footballer and take a look at some of his recent photos.

  1 year ago ago
Check Out Recent Photos of Nigerian Footballer Macauley Chrisantus

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Nigeria Under 17 World Cup Winner Reportedly Back Playing Street Football In Lagos

Kabiru Akinsola played an integral part of coach Yemi Tella's FIFA Under 17 World Cup winning team in South Korea, 2007. Akinsola, and the likes of Ganiyu Oseni, Macauley Chrisantus, King Osanga, and Lukman Haruna were the popular names tipped for greatness after the tournament. Coach Yemi Tella died later as he had been diagnosed with Leukemia before then, he practically went to the world cup unhealthy, but he delivered tactical class on his way to winning Nigeria her third world title at the Under 17 level.

  1 year ago ago
Nigeria Under 17 World Cup Winner Reportedly Back Playing Street Football In Lagos

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Throwback Photos Of Kroos, Macauley Chrisantus And Eden Hazard At FIFA U-17 World Cup

The FIFA youth competitions is a ground, and hotspot for enabling top football stars to announce themselves to the game as they begin their respective journeys in the sport.For many keen follower of FIFA U-17 World Cup, the incredible successes and consistency of Nigeria in the tournament can never be ignored, even though same has not been replicated in the senior national teams, especially at the Mundial.

  1 year ago ago
Throwback Photos Of Kroos, Macauley Chrisantus And Eden Hazard At FIFA U-17 World Cup

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How Under-17 World cup star Stanley Okoro (Little Messi) moved from grace to grass - a sad tale

Nigerian Youth football teams have been known to produce amazing talents every tournament year. The likes of John Mikel Obi, Omeruo, Kelechi Iheanachor, etc are products of World Youth Championships, where they dazzled and made names or themselves. Unfortunately, only a few of them actually make it to the biggest stage. Many of them fade away as soon as the tournament is completed. They fail to impress in their new clubs and eventually become the shadow of what they should have been. Popular amongst these u

  2 years ago ago
How Under-17 World cup star Stanley Okoro (Little Messi) moved from grace to grass - a sad tale

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Four Nigeria U-17 World Cup Stars who are nowhere to be Found Now! Where did it go wrong for them?

When it comes to the U17 world cup, one team that comes to your mind has to be Nigeria. Being the most successful team in the tournament, and also produced big names during the competition, the expectations are always high for the west African country. Big Names have emerged during and after the tournament, but a lot never made it big after the competition. Nigeria is no exemption in producing these big names. So, we ask, what really happened to these once tagged prospect and why they never made it out of the

  2 years ago ago
Four Nigeria U-17 World Cup Stars who are nowhere to be Found Now! Where did it go wrong for them?

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Remember Macauley Chrisantus?, Nigerian U17 Captain, See Why He Never Became Popular

Macauley Chrisantus was born 20 August 1990, Abuja, Nigeria, he is a Nigerian football, he plays the forward position, he was the U17 Flying Eagles team captain, he took his team to the finals, and they defeated Spain to win the FIFA U17 World cup. Here we are going to know why the Flying Eagles captain never became popular. Macauley Chrisantus efforts in the 2007 South Korean FIFA U17 world cup made him known for a while, he was the highest goal scorer of that tournament, his efforts attracted some offers from

  1 year ago ago
Remember Macauley Chrisantus?, Nigerian U17 Captain, See Why He Never Became Popular

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Throwback: The Coach Who Died Just After Winning the World Cup

The World Cup is arguably the biggest tournament in football and winning this prestigious tournament is the dream of every player and coach. In September 2007, Yemi Tella led the Nigerian U17 team to win the 2007 FIFA U17 World Cup in South Korea. Nigeria defeated Spain on penalties in the final to lift the trophy and Nigerian forward Macauley Chrisantus won both the Golden Shoe and Silver Ball awards. Tella was awarded the title of 2007 African coach of the year. Sadly, Tella did not live long enough to enjoy

  2 years ago ago
Throwback: The Coach Who Died Just After Winning the World Cup

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Former U-17 World Cup topscorer struggling in Iran

He was a nightmare for defenders, his speed was unmatched, his positioning were timely, he could score goals with his eyes close inside the area.  Macauley Chrisantus was the tall number ‘9’ for the Late Yemi Tella led team in the Korea 2007 U-17 World Cup.  There were so many expectations towards Macauley Chrisantus, who was touted to be the perfect replacement for Rasheed Yekini. A young promising attacker with great skill with the ball, he was exceptional with his height and had great eyes for goal

  2 years ago ago
Former U-17 World Cup topscorer struggling in Iran

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7 Former Nigerian U17 Stars Who Failed to Reach their Full Potentials

The 2019 FIFA U17 World Cup came to an end on Monday, 18th of November with the hosts leaving it super late against Mexico to seal their fourth title. The Golden Eaglets of Nigeria couldn’t surpass the second round of the competition as they were dumped out by semi-finalists, Netherlands. This has led to discussions regarding Nigeria’s recent poor outing at the competition and speculations that the 5-time champions’ dominance might have come to an abrupt end. The competition has a huge reputation of p

  2 years ago ago
7 Former Nigerian U17 Stars Who Failed to Reach their Full Potentials

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Former Golden Eaglets Player,Macauley Chrisantus Signs For His 14th Career Club Side In Saudi Arabia

Former Golden Eaglets Forward, Macauley Chrisantus has officially joined Hetten FC of Saudi Arabia after Leaving Zob Anan FC of Iran. The 29 year-old represented Nigeria at the 2007 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Korea scoring 7 goals. Hetten FC of Saudi Arabia officially becomes the 14th club he will be playing for in his career so far. Chrisantus has previously won the Football League in the 2014-2015 South group as well as the 2015-2016 greek cup with AEK Athens in greece. Hetten FC is a Saudi Arabian professio

  2 years ago ago
Former Golden Eaglets Player,Macauley Chrisantus Signs For His 14th Career Club Side In Saudi Arabia

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What happened to Christiantus?

That name 'Macauley Chrisantus' do rings a bell in our ears... Well, what actually happened to our once promising protege?  This has been the question on the lips of many followers around the world. Not long, it was reported that days ago, the Former Golden Eaglets forward Chrisantus Macauley signed for Saudi Arabian second tier club Hetten FC. The FIFA U-17 2007 star has reportedly played for 13 clubs in the last 14 years. If memory serves us right, the 29 years old finished as top-scorer at the 2007 FIF

  2 years ago ago
What happened to Christiantus?

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The Forgotten Superstar Men of Nigerian football

Ibrahim Rabiu (Slovan Bratislava)  Once advertised as the following Austin Okocha, Rabiu, a characteristic number 10, is apparently one of the most voyage Nigerian footballers, instead of being the most cultivated, as anticipated by some sharp supporters of the game, near two decades prior.  Sunday Mba (Unattached)  Sunday Mba, recollect him? He is the locally established fellow who was Nigeria's legend at the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations, snatching the victor in the last against Burkina Faso.  Macauley C

  2 years ago ago
The Forgotten Superstar Men of Nigerian football

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A goal every 45 minutes -The story of the Nigerian with the best goals/minute ratio in FIFA events.

As much as Nigeria can be considered to be one of the heavyweights in African football, such formidability has never really been replicated on the world scene. A fairytale Olympic men football games triumph in 1996 seems to be the highest height the West African country has reached in international football, whereas, in FIFA world cup (Male and Female) they've never made it past the second round. The Nigerian Dream Team celebrates their triumph in Atlanta 96 with coach Bonfrère Jo However, the story is the

  2 years ago ago
A goal every 45 minutes -The story of the Nigerian with the best goals/minute ratio in FIFA events.

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13 Years After He Won The Golden Boot And Silver Ball In U-17 World Cup, See How Macauley Chrisantus Looks Like Now

Macauley Chrisantus is a Nigerian footballer who plays as a striker for Hetten.  He was Born on August 20,1990 in Abuja, Chrisantus The 30 years old hetten forward made his first debut in the Nigerian team in 2007 when he played for U-17 He represented Nigeria at under-17 level, and was the top scorer at the 2007 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Korea with seven goals. Chrisantus was awarded the adidas Silver Ball as he scored all seven goals with his right foot. However, he joined Hamburg in 2007 from Abuja, after

  1 year ago ago
13 Years After He Won The Golden Boot And Silver Ball In U-17 World Cup, See How Macauley Chrisantus Looks Like Now

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Nigeria's U-17 World Cup star joins 13th professional club

Former Nigeria youth international Macauley Chrisantus joins his 13th professional club after signing for Saudi Arabian second tier club Hetten FC. The 29-year-old, who finished as top-scorer at the 2007 Fifa Under-17 World Cup, was snapped up by the struggling side on a deal until the end of the season. His seven goals helped Nigeria to a third global success and also earned him the Silver Ball for second-best player at the biennial tournament. German club Hamburg saw off competition from a host of top Eur

  2 years ago ago
Nigeria's U-17 World Cup star joins 13th professional club

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Tragic: The Coach who Died a Month After Winning the World Cup

The World Cup is arguably the biggest tournament in football and winning this prestigious tournament is the dream of every player and coach. In September 2007, Yemi Tella led the Nigerian U17 team to win the 2007 FIFA U17 World Cup in South Korea. Nigeria defeated Spain on penalties in the final to lift the trophy and Nigerian forward Macauley Chrisantus won both the Golden Shoe and Silver Ball awards. Tella was awarded the title of 2007 African coach of the year. Sadly, Tella did not live long enough to en

  2 years ago ago
Tragic: The Coach who Died a Month After Winning the World Cup

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10 Nigerian footballers who have failed to fulfill expectations

Nigeria is undoubtedly one of the best footballing nations in Africa and even in the world and the country has always produced great players, mostly at the youth level, especially Under-17. However, while some of those young chaps went on to become super stars for the West African nation's mens' senior team, the Super Eagles, a whole lot more of those players simply faded into oblivion. With this write-up, Oluyemi Ogunseyin recaptures ten Nigerian players who have failed to fulfill expectations... Macauley

  2 years ago ago
10 Nigerian footballers who have failed to fulfill expectations

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Opinion:Talented Nigerian Footballers That Failed To Meet The Expectations Of Nigerians

It is evident that the love of Nigerians when it comes to football knows no bounds. In recent years, the Nigerian football community has seen promising footballers some of which were tiped to be the stars of the next generation. But surprisingly, most of them failed to meet the expectations of Nigerians. These 6 players showed enormous talent but what happened along the way i can't explain: 1. Macauley Chrisantus One can hardly forget the 2007 under 17 FIFA WORLD CUP where he won the Golden boot after scoring

  1 year ago ago
Opinion:Talented Nigerian Footballers That Failed To Meet The Expectations Of Nigerians

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Nigerian World Cup star is now a Shadow of His Former Self! How did it go so Bad for Him?

Macauley Chrisantus was the tall number ‘9’ for the Late Yemi Tella led team in the Korea 2007 U-17 World Cup.  His great eye for goal brought him to Stardom during the 2007 U-17 World Cup. Many believed he would become the Next Rashidi Yekini and already seeing him breaking the Legend's 37-goal record for Nigeria. Apart from his great eye for goal, his skills and techniques on the was unmatched during the tournament. He was just 16 years as at that tournament and had great future ahead of him. Most Ni

  2 years ago ago
Nigerian World Cup star is now a Shadow of His Former Self! How did it go so Bad for Him?

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The Embattled Super Eagles Forward We Want Is Back In Blazing Glory

Every now and then, lots of footballing prospects emerge on the Nigerian scene and some of them go off the radar while others just exist averagely. Names like Philip Osondu, the golden boy of the under-17 world cup 1987: Macauley Chrisantus, the golden boy of the 2007 under-17 world cup; Sani Emmanuel, the golden boy of the 2009 under-17 world cup, to mention a few, were supposed to have engraved their names as football greats for Nigeria but, it never happened. In 2015, at the United Arab Emirates, Nigeria

  2 years ago ago
The Embattled Super Eagles Forward We Want Is Back In Blazing Glory