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5 Brothers Who Played For Same Team

Some of the best footballers to feature alongside their brother for the same club. Check them out.. Kolo and Yaya Touré – Man City & Cote d’Ivoire The two brothers have a strong claim to being the most talented brothers to ever play with each other. The Touré’s played together for three years at Manchester City, where theythey their won first Premier League title in 2012. They were also teammates on the Cote d’Ivoire national team, with whom they won the African Cup of Nations in 2015. Rafael and Fabio

  2 years ago ago
5 Brothers Who Played For Same Team

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Six African Brothers Who Played In The English Premier League

The English Premier League is certainly the biggest football league in the entire world. Premier League matches attract a lot of viewers across the African continent. This is why so many African football players dream of playing in the English Premier League during their professional football career. It is important to point out that some African brothers have played in the English first division over the past twenty years.

  1 year ago ago
Six African Brothers Who Played In The English Premier League

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Transfer News: Man United enter Ruben Neves talks, Chelsea is in for Joakim Maehle

Chelsea are monitoring the situation of Atalanta defender Joakim Maehle following his impressive displays for Denmark at Euro 2020 this summer. The Thomas Tuchel's side are reportedly eyeing up Joakim Maehle as an alternative to top target Achraf Hakimi, who is understood to be on the brink of joining the French Ligue 1 side Paris Saint-Germain.

  1 year ago ago
Transfer News: Man United enter Ruben Neves talks, Chelsea is in for Joakim Maehle

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What you have to notice before calling a Nigerian footballer a 'Super Eagles' player

Nigerian footballer, Kelechi Nwakali played for Nigeria at the Under-17 and Under-20 levels, but he was recently accused of wanting to switch allegiance to another country, but he debunked it as a rumor. The only reason this rumor held ground was that he is not yet a Super Eagle and if he has an ancestor from another country, he can choose to play for them.

  1 year ago ago
What you have to notice before calling a Nigerian footballer a 'Super Eagles' player

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Brothers Who Made Football Beautiful

"Some people think football is a matter of life and death, No - it is much more." Those immortal words from Bill Shankly detail how much attached we are to the beautiful game. And there’s no greater attachment than a family bond. In this piece, we travel through time to celebrate some of football's great sets of brothers on the continent. Emmanuel & Austin ‘Jay-Jay’ Okocha – There are only a handful of footballers who can mesmerize fans better than the man who was 'so good they named him twice' –

  2 years ago ago
Brothers Who Made Football Beautiful

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Brothers who made football beautiful

"Some people think football is a matter of life and death, No - it is much more." Those immortal words from Bill Shankly detail how much attached we are to the beautiful game. And there’s no greater attachment than a family bond. In this piece, we travel through time to celebrate some of football's great sets of brothers on the continent. Emmanuel & Austin ‘Jay-Jay’ Okocha – There are only a handful of footballers who can mesmerize fans better than the man who was 'so good they named him twice' –

  2 years ago ago
Brothers who made football beautiful

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Middlesbrough begin talk to sign the younger brother of Super Eagles striker

Championship side Middlesbrough are interested in signing Sammy Ameobi. Boro has begun talks to sign Ameobi, according to a report from Football Insider. Sammy Ameobi spent last season at Nottingham Forest and scored three goals, assisted two in thirty-two appearances. However, he was released - by the club at the end of the season.

  1 year ago ago
Middlesbrough begin talk to sign the younger brother of Super Eagles striker

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Nigerian Brothers Who Have Played In England

On Tuesday, two Nigerian brothers played for Aston Villa in the EFL Cup against Barrrow. They are not the first Nigerian brothers to play professional football in England. We take a look at other brothers who have played for a Premier League club in England Shola and Sammy Ameobi

  1 year ago ago
Nigerian Brothers Who Have Played In England

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Footballers who chose to play for other countries after representing Nigeria

Recently, I wrote two articles about footballers who chose to represent the Super Eagles and Super Falcons after representing other countries, I came to realize that some footballers also chose to represent other countries after playing for Nigeria. FIFA allows footballers to play for the countries of their ancestors, the country of their birth, or the country they were naturalized to.

  1 year ago ago
Footballers who chose to play for other countries after representing Nigeria

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See List Of Brothers Who Played On The Same Premier League Team Together (See Photos)

Here are the list of the of the players below: 1. Kolo and Yaya Toure - Man city and Cote d'Ivoire : The Ivorian duo who are tipped as the most talented brothers to every play with each other. They both played together for three years at Manchester City, where they won the club first ever premier league title together in 2012. They also won the Africa Cup of Nation together in 2015 at the International level. 2. Rafael and Fabio Da Silva - Man united and Brazil. Twins that looks alike are obviously rare in

  2 years ago ago
See List Of Brothers Who Played On The Same Premier League Team Together (See Photos)

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Sammy Ameobi set to follow the footsteps of his elder brother Shola, set to dump England for Nigeria

Nottingham Forest forward Sammy Ameobi is reportedly open to idea of playing for Nigeria ahead of England.   The Newcastle United alumni has been on the radar of Nigeria right from his youthful days. Sources close to the player have claimed that he is ready to declare his international future to Nigeria. The 27-year-old currently defends the colours of Nottingham Forest in the English Championship and has scored three goals. Born in Newcastle upon Tyne, Ameobi had two friendly games with Nigeria's under-20

  2 years ago ago
Sammy Ameobi set to follow the footsteps of his elder brother Shola, set to dump England for Nigeria

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Meet The First Nigerian Brothers To Play And Score For The Same Premier League Club

Sammy Ameobi ran on to the pitch as a debut-making substitute on 15th May 2011, joining Shola, his elder brother, in Alan Pardew's attack.  Sammy helped create Steven Taylor's last-gasp equaliser in a 2-2 draw to make it a debut to remember and becoming the first brothers to play together in a league game for Newcastle since Ted and George Robledo in 1952. Two years later in 2013, the Ameobi brothers created their piece of history for Newcastle and Nigeria scoring the two goals in a tough 2-0 Capital One C

  2 years ago ago
Meet The First Nigerian Brothers To Play And Score For The Same Premier League Club

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Saturday Wrap Up: Moses Simon Leads Goals Rain For Nigerian Players; Simy, Aribo & Ameobi Score

Nantes winger Moses Simon leads Nigerian players in a rain of goals on Saturday, as the former Gent man helped his side to a 3-3 draw against Dijon. Joining Moses in the rain of goals by Nigerian players were Emem Eduok, Sammy Ameobi, Tunde Adeniji, Simy and Bright Edomwonyi. France Moses Simon scored a goal in Nantes' 3-3 draw at Dijon. The winger hobbled off injured late in the first half. Scotland Midfielder Joe Aribo chipped in a goal for Rangers who walloped Hamilton Academicals 4-1. Croatia In the Cro

  2 years ago ago
Saturday Wrap Up: Moses Simon Leads Goals Rain For Nigerian Players; Simy, Aribo & Ameobi Score

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Forgotten Super Eagles prospect scores twice in England as his team chases qualification to the EPL

Forgotten Super Eagles prospect scores twice in England as his team chases qualification.  Former Nigerian u20 player Sammy Ameobi was in a sensational form on Wednesday as he scored twice in Nottingham Forests two all draw with Swansea at the City ground stadium, Nottingham.  The Swans drew the first blood when Rhian Brewster stroke home Jake Bidwell pass in the 8th minute of the game before in the 20th minutes a beautiful play between Yuri Ribeiro and Sammy Ameobi ended in the latter equalizing for the host. 

  2 years ago ago
Forgotten Super Eagles prospect scores twice in England as his team chases qualification to the EPL

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Nigerian Descent Team Of The Week - Highly Rated Dazzler Lead The Line

For the first time, a new version article appears on this forum. Players of Nigerian descent deserve to be celebrated.  Here we have a run down of their performance and who excelled last weekend. Joshua Oluwayemi - Tottenham Hotspur The young goalie put up an assured performance for Spurs development team as they thumped Liverpool 4-0. Tosin Adarabioyo - Blackburn Rovers Blackburn Rovers have reaped the benefit of signing Adarabioyo on lona. The young lad didn't disappoint against Derby. Adesoye Oyewole -

  3 years ago ago
Nigerian Descent Team Of The Week - Highly Rated Dazzler Lead The Line

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Nigerian born Dike & Ikpeazu on target, Ejuke assists

Nigerian born footballers were in action for their respective clubs on Wednesday night.As usual, these players shone for their respective clubs.

  1 year ago ago
Nigerian born Dike & Ikpeazu on target, Ejuke assists