1. Joe Aribo (Rangers FC) Joe Aribo was the hero of the day for Scottish champions Rangers as he scored the only goal of the game in their away win against Dundee FC. The 25 year old midfielder took his tally for the season so far with two goals with a beautiful finish past the goalkeeper in the 16th minute to give Steven Gerrard's side the three points which cemented their place at the top of the table.
The Super Eagles have performed well at the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers so far. But some issues are still lingering from the 2018 edition. Despite the aberration by Odion Ighalo against Argentina in 2018, such effective form has not brought on a recurrence of the light-headedness that preceded the leaden-footedness at Russia World Cup finals.
Photo Credit : Twitter Nigeria is blessed with many football talents and few of them are making waves outside the shore of the country. This article will review Nigerian attackers who have scored five goals or more this season. Here at the list of the players : Odion Ighalo :
There are so many good footballers who represent the Nigerian national team. The likes of Joe Aribo and Wilfred Ndidi have been playing for Nigeria for a few years now. It is important to note that some of these stars actually grew up within Nigeria. Let us take a brief look at how some Nigerian stars looked when they were kids.
Photo Credit : Odion Ighalo Odion Ighalo is back in the news after netting two excellent goals for his club Al-Shabab Football Club in the Saudi Arabian Premier League encounter against Al-Hazm on Sunday. The 32-year-old forward scored in the 3rd and 87th minute to give his club their first victory of the season, four games.
Nigerian professional footballer and former Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo, was on target for Al-Shabab FC, as they failed to win their 6th match of the Saudi Premier League season. Ighalo who played the full 90-minutes, opened the scoring for his side, as he scored his 5th goal of the season before Hatan Bahbri double the lead for Al-Shabab.
Nigerian businessman, philanthropist, entrepreneur and owner of the popular Cubana Group Obinna Iyiebu, also known as Obi Cubana, took to his official social media handle to send a message to former Super Eagles and Manchester United footballer, Odion Ighalo. Obi Cubana who shared a video as he passes through Old Trafford on his Instagram Story, informed Ighalo that, he would have stopped if he was still playing for Manchester United.
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.
It was a fantastic weekend of football for some Nigerian stars who are playing abroad. Five of them scored for their respective clubs, and we will be reviewing their performance in this article. Here is the list of the Nigerian stars that found the back of the net this weekend : David Okereke : Photo Credit : Brila David Okereke opened his goal account for Venezia in their 2-1 victory over Empoli on Saturday. Okereke came off the bench to score the winning goal for his side. Asisat Oshoala : Photo Credit : Barcelona
Super Eagles are one of the most intelligently run national teams on the African continent today. With a clear style of play and a long-term outlook, they standout. As it stands, Gernot Rohr is heavily reliant on Victor Osimhen in the striker's role. It's a tricky assignment getting the proper back up for the Napoli man, but there are several viable options worth considering.
Former Manchester United football club and Super Eagles star Odion Jude Ighalo was the hero for Al Shabab football club, as he netted two goals to guide them to a remarkable 2-0 victory over Al-Hazem FC in the week 4 of Saudi Arabian Pro League. The former Watford football club star was given a starting role by his coach, and he was able to play a vital role in the team's victory.
Manchester United is widely regarded as one of the most successful clubs in Europe and has millions of fans in different all over the world. They play in the English Premier League, known to be one of the most competitive domestic football leagues in Europe. In this article, I'll be talking about four strikers who were in their 30s but got signed by Man United.
Odion Ighalo hasn't featured for Nigeria in 26 months, and the national team is trending younger, but he'll be the first to remind you that 32 is still young and that he has plenty more to offer. Fourteen years - that's a solid professional career.
Nigerian players were in action for their various clubs abroad at the weekend. We take a look at how many of them performed for their clubs Paul Onuachu scored an equalizer from the spot against Royal Union as Genk came from behind to snatch a point at home. It was Onuachu's third goal of the season
Taiwo Awoniyi got a beautiful goal against Hoffenheim as Union Berlin drew 2-2 in the Bundesliga. His compatriot Kevin Akpoguma also scored at the opposing side. In the Saudi Arabian Professional League, Odion Ighalo continued to show quality with a brace for Al Shabab. There was a red card for Victor Osimhen in Napoli's win over Venezia.
Nigerian professional footballer and former Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo, was on target for Al-Shabab FC, as they failed to win their first home game of the Saudi Premier League season. Ighalo who played the full 90-minutes, scored his side’s first and last goal of the match (Ighalo scored in the 39th and 49th minutes of the match).
image source Sonia Ighalo is the estranged wife of popular Nigerian football star Odion Ighalo. She is a Nigerian by origin but was born and raised in London. We can’t exactly point to the specific state or region she is from because the identity of her father and mother remains unknown.
Super Eagles of Nigeria forward, Emmanuel Dennis was in action yesterday for Watford in their opening game of the new English premier league campaign against Aston Villa at the Vicarage Road Stadium. The Nigerian star who just made his premier league debut for the newly promoted club after completing his summer transfer move from Club Brugge was very incredible, as he flagged-off the campaign for the Hornets with a goal and an assist.
Emmanuel Dennis made his mark on Vicarage Road history on Saturday when he became the fourth Nigerian to score on their Premier League debut. The 23-year-old joined the Hornets from Club Brugge during the summer transfer window. He was target on his English top flight debut for Watford on Saturday.
William Troost-Ekong has insisted that he could not have had his Premier League debut much better than he did after helping his club, Watford to secure victory over the weekend. The Nigerian trio of Emmanuel Dennis, Oghenekaro Etebo and Troost-Ekong all finally got the opportunity to make their Premier League debut as Watford hosted Aston Villa.