Markus Weinzierl, the manager of Augsburg Football club in Germany has expressed his deep concern over the dangerous partnership between the Nigerian striker, Taiwo Awoniyi and his Union Berlin team mate, Max Kruse. Augsburg and Union Berlin are billed to clash on Saturday in their third league game of the season and the match is expected to be a crunch encouter between the two giant sides.
Super Eagles of Nigeria star Taiwo Awoniyi netted his first ever European competitive goals in his team's 4-0 away victory over KuPs football club, in the playoff of UEFA Europa Conference League on Thursday evening. The former Liverpool football club star was given a starting role by coach Urs Fischer and he was able to impress as he contributed to three of his team's goals.
The top football leagues across Europe kicked off this weekend with a lot of Nigerians in action for their various club sides. In this article, we will take a look at the Nigerian forwards that were able to find the back of the net. We start in the German Bundesliga where Taiwo Awoniyi was on target for Union Berlin against Bayer Leverkusen.
The economic impact of the Corona virus as well as the failure of the proposes now European super league means there will be less money for clubs to throw around in the transfer market this summer.Players like Erling Haaland may end up not making moves because of enormous price tags.
Poker Neymar doesn’t mess around when he plays poker but he’s lucky PSG let him play it at all. Some footballers aren’t allowed to play poker. Max Kruse was banned by Borussia Monchengladbach from playing poker. In 2014, they stopped him from going on a TV show about poker. That same year, he won $36,000 during a tournament in Las Vegas. According to Max Elberl: “We know that Max likes playing poker, but we don’t want him to do it during the season with lots of matches close together.” Norway al
Liverpool-owned Nigerian star Taiwo Awoniyi was outstanding for his loan club Union Berlin FC on Saturday afternoon, as he made his debut in the team's 1-1 away draw with German Bundesliga giants Borussia Monchengladbach at Borussia-Park. The Nigerian international was thrown to the Starting lineup by coach Urs Fischer despite joining the club few days ago, and he played for 58th minutes before he was replaced by Max Kruse. Awoniyi was presented with a chance to open the scoring but saw his first-time volley
Super Eagles star Taiwo Awoniyi continues his impressive run of form for German Bundesliga giants Union Berlin FC, as he netted brace in their 4-0 away victory over KuPs football club of Finland in the UEFA Europa Conference League on Thursday. The former Mainz 05 FC star retained his spot in the away team's first eleven, following his impressive performance in his team's last game, and he was able to shine again.
Liverpool loan star, Taiwo Awoniyi was in action yesterday for Urs Fischer's Union Berlin team against Julian Nagelsmann led RasenBallsport Leipzig at the Alte Foersterei, in their last league game of the current German Bundesliga campaign. The Nigerian forward made his return debut in the two goals to one scoreline of the day after been out of action for a long time due to injury.
Nigerian international and former Liverpool star, Taiwo Awoniyi was in action on Thursday night for Union Berlin in their first leg of the UEFA Europa Conference League qualifiers against KuPS at the Olympiastadion. The 24 years old football talent was given a role in his team's starting XI following his outstanding performance for the club in their previous game and he was able to impress.
Former Paris Saint-Germain star Pauleta has the highest penalty convertion rate, with the Portuguese International scoring all 26 penalties he has taken. Ryad Boudebouz comes up at the second spot having scored 22 penalties without missing. Max Kruse and Christian Stuani both have the same penalty convertion rate of 18 penalties without a single miss. These players were outstanding when taking penalties, without them registering a single miss from the spot. Lisandro Lopez, Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink, Diego Tristan
The list below contains the 20 players who has been recorded to be the most dangerous penalty takers in the 21st Century; 1). Pauleta (Status: Retired) 32 Penalties Played- 32 scored (100%) 2). Max Kruse (Current team: Union Berlin) 24 Penalties Played- 24 scored (100%) 3). Yaya Toure (Status: Retired) 19 Penalties Played- 19 Scored (100%) 4). Christian Stuani (Current Team: Girona) 19 Penalties Played- 19 Scored (100%) 5). Pierre-Alain Frau (Status: Retired) 17 Penalties Played- 17 Scored (100%) 6). M'Baye
Erling Haaland has been one of the top targets for the Blues ahead of summer transfer window.Haaland is reported wanted by several big clubs this summer due to his contract with his current club Borrusia Dotmund.The competition to sign the Norwegian star is getting higher but his price tag is heavily high which will be major setback for most clubs this summer.
Liverpool loanee, Taiwo Awoniyi on Sunday opened his Union Berlin account in their 2-1 win at FC Cologne. The 23 years old found the back of the net on 27 minutes, to hand his team the lead in the Bundesliga match day eight encounter at Rhein Energie Stadion in Cologne. The Nigeria striker outwitted Cologne centre backs before shooting past Horn from close range while Max Kruse scored the winning goal on 72 minutes after Ellyes Skhiri restored parity on 36 minutes for the home team. Awoniyi was replaced on