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Meet Kanu Nwankwo's Son Who Featured In Peak Milk Advert Many Years Ago

Peak Milk is a very popular and famous milk company in Nigeria that is filled with so many vitamins that boosts and enchance the immune system in the body. The peak milk advert made us have goosebumps and also saw one of our favourites Nigerian player the protagonists of the awesome and movie-like advert made.

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Meet Kanu Nwankwo's Son Who Featured In Peak Milk Advert Many Years Ago

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Efe Sodje: The Former Super Eagles Star Who Played For 21 Years In England But Never Played In The Premier League

The dream of most footballers is to play at the highest stages especially the English Premier League which is arguably the best football league in Europe. A lot of Nigerian footballers have featured in the EPL, with the likes of John Obi Mikel, Nwankwo Kanu, Iheanacho, Odio Ighalo making their mark in the league, but for Efe Sodje it was never meant to be.

  1 year ago ago
Efe Sodje: The Former Super Eagles Star Who Played For 21 Years In England But Never Played In The Premier League

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Meet the 8 highest scoring Nigerians in Champions League history

1. Obafemi Martins. (Photos credit: Alamy stocks photos and Ahmed Musa on Instagram). The former Super Eagles striker is the highest scoring Nigerian player of all time in European club football biggest competition. Obafemi Martins scored 9 goals in 34 Champions League appearances while he was playing for Inter Milan in the competition.

  1 year ago ago
Meet the 8 highest scoring Nigerians in Champions League history

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10 Footballers of Nigerian heritage currently in Arsenal (photos)

One of the golden generations of Arsenal Football clubs had a Nigerian, Nwankwo Kanu. Many other Nigerian footballers have passed through the ranks of this club, and some are currently at the London-based club. 1. Arthur Okonkwo. This 19-year-old is a goalkeeper, and he is 6ft6 (1.98 m)tall.

  1 year ago ago
10 Footballers of Nigerian heritage currently in Arsenal (photos)

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8 Footballers That Won The African Player Of The Year Award While Playing In The Premier League

The African Footballer of the year award is a recognition for the best African player in each calendar year and has been in existence since 1970. By virtue of playing in the Premier league, a lot of footballers of African descent have been privileged to bag the award.

  1 year ago ago
8 Footballers That Won The African Player Of The Year Award While Playing In The Premier League

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Five Nigerian Footballers Who Played For AC Milan Or Inter Milan

The Italian domestic league is one of the most competitive football leagues in Europe. Great football clubs like AC Milan and Inter Milan have played in Italy for many years. AC Milan is regarded as one of the most famous football clubs in the entire world. Officials at Inter Milan and AC Milan have been able to attract some top African football players over the past thirty years.

  1 year ago ago
Five Nigerian Footballers Who Played For AC Milan Or Inter Milan

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African Player Of The Year, Who Deserves It Between Salah, Mendy & Mahrez?

The race for this year's African footballer of the year award, is one which is expected to draw a whole lot of attention, as a couple of African players performed excellently well, especially in Europe. The award is usually handed to the African player who has been adjudged to have been the best under the year in review.

  1 year ago ago
African Player Of The Year, Who Deserves It Between Salah, Mendy & Mahrez?

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International Goals Of Iheanacho, Kanu, Ahmed Musa And Okocha

Kelechi Iheanacho has proven to be a consistent goal scorer for club and country. And at the moment, he is one of the trusted attackers for the Super Eagles. He is young, and he probably would have more successful years with the Super Eagles. Iheanacho has a total of 34 appearances for Super Eagles, and he has scored a total of 11 goals.

  1 year ago ago
International Goals Of Iheanacho, Kanu, Ahmed Musa And Okocha

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Two Current Players Who Have Scored More Goals For Nigeria Than Nwankwo Kanu

Former Arsenal striker Nwankwo Kanu is regarded as one of the most talented strikers in the history of Nigerian football. It is important to know that he also played for so many top clubs around Europe. However, he only scored 12 goals for the Super Eagles of Nigeria.

  1 year ago ago
Two Current Players Who Have Scored More Goals For Nigeria Than Nwankwo Kanu

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Nwankwo Kano, Didier Drogba And Other African Players In The Premier League To Have Scored 50 Goals

Over the years, African footballers made their mark in several European countries where football is been played. The English premier league has proven to be the toughest in Europe due to the kind of players and how competitive each team is. In African football, scoring goals is the key factor in every game.

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Nwankwo Kano, Didier Drogba And Other African Players In The Premier League To Have Scored 50 Goals

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10 African Players Who Scored The Most Goals In Premier League History.

As the new Premier League season is about to commence, all eyes will be on players from our dear continent. As regards scoring of goals, everyone will be looking to see how these players will perform in the 2021/2022 Premier League season. While the majority of African scorers struggled a bit last season, they can be expected to put all that behind them and go into the coming season with verve and vigour.

  1 year ago ago
10 African Players Who Scored The Most Goals In Premier League History.

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Four Footballers Who Have Won An Olympic Gold Medal

The Olympic Games took place in Tokyo earlier this year. It was intially scheduled to take place last year. However, it was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many athletes dream of participating in the Olympics. We even have some football stars who have won an Olympic gold medal during their professional career.

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Four Footballers Who Have Won An Olympic Gold Medal

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Arsenal Sing Nigerian wonder Kid

Arsenal Football Club has signed Nigerian wonder kid Muhammad Sada; into their Academy, a Statement made by Abdallah Yunus Abdalla who in his profile is stated as information officer, department of public affairs government house Kaduna. As confirmed by several media houses the minor has been a football fan and has been playing football from a tender age.

  1 year ago ago
Arsenal Sing Nigerian wonder Kid

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Three Nigerian Footballers Who Have Won The UEFA Champions League Title

The UEFA Champions League is one of the biggest football competitions in the entire universe. This is why so many football stars dream of winning the Champions League at least once before they retire. We also have a few Nigerian players who have won the UEFA Champions League title.

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Three Nigerian Footballers Who Have Won The UEFA Champions League Title

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Arsenal's Best Starting XI In The 21st Century

Over the years, so many great players have played for Arsenal FC, and this group of players could be credited with the success of the London-based club. Most notably, we have players like Thierry Henry, Patrick Viera, Dennis Bergkamp, Robert Pires, Ian Wright, Nwankwo Kanu, and many other players who I can't mention in order to lengthen the list.

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Arsenal's Best Starting XI In The 21st Century

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Nigerian Football Players With The Most Premier League Appearance In History

Over 50 Nigerian Football Players have featured in the English Premier League, some of which have retired while some are still active. Nigeria is the African country with the most players in the Premier League campaign. From the likes of Efan Ekoku, who was the first to be featured in the EPL to the likes of Yakubu Aiyegbeni, are only a handful of stars with the most appearances in the EPL.

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Nigerian Football Players With The Most Premier League Appearance In History

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Kanu And Wife, Amarachi Celebrate 2nd Son, Iyang On His 14th Birthday

It is celebration galore in the home of Nigerian legend, Nwankwo Kanu as his second son, Iyang Onyekachi Kanu clocks 14 years today. The former Arsenal forward and his wife, Amarachi took to their respective social media accounts to celebrate their second of three children, showering him with prayers.

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Kanu And Wife, Amarachi Celebrate 2nd Son, Iyang On His 14th Birthday

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Records broken by Nigerian footballers in European football competitions.

It is a known fact that Nigerian footballers have contributed a lot to their respective clubs in European football competitions. These are some records Nigerian footballers have held in European football competitions. Daniel Amokachi Amokachi scored the first goal of the UEFA Champions League with Club Brugge on 25 November 1992, beating CSKA Moscow 1–0.

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Records broken by Nigerian footballers in European football competitions.

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Nwankwo Kanu still relishes Atlanta 96 Olympic gold

It appears Nwankwo Kanu will never forget the success he and his team-mates achieved by winning the Olympic gold medal in the football event at the Atlanta games back in the year 1996. It clocked exactly 25 years on Tuesday, August 3 that Nigeria celebrated victory at the Men's Olympic Football Tournament in Atlanta which was the very same day back in the year 1996.

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Nwankwo Kanu still relishes Atlanta 96 Olympic gold

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Top 10 African top scorer in the history of premier league.

10. Efan Ekoku (52 goals) The former Nigeria international played in the English top-flight between 1992 and 1999. He was a striker for Wimbledon and Norwich City, scoring 52 goals in 160 appearances. 9. Nwankwo Kanu (54 goals). A true Premier League great but still not the highest Nigerian.

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Top 10 African top scorer in the history of premier league.