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RB Salzburg Announced the Signing of the Nigerian Striker

@Salzburg News A recent report from Austria stated that a member of the Nigerian U17 team in 2019 is on the move again after Akinkunmi Amoo signed for Swedish side Hammarby. @Salzburg News The former Nigerian U17 team Captain Samson Tijani has signed a five-year deal with the Austrian giant RB Salzburg, the confirmed on their official site. The 18-year-old star will play for the Austrian side Until May 2025. @Salzburg News The Austrian champions see off competition from the likes of Club Brugge and Aarhus to

  2 years ago ago
RB Salzburg Announced the Signing of the Nigerian Striker

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3 Ways Nigeria Could Lineup Under Gernot Rohr For An International Tournament

Have you ever wandered how much depth Nigeria Football squad has. Below are three ways Nigeria Could Lineup Under Gernot Rohr for an international tournament. Which of them do you prefer? The first way Nigeria could lineup for an international tournament. Goalkeeper: Maduka Okoye. Goalkeeper: Ola Aina, Jordan Torunarigha, William Troost ekong and Tyrone Ebuehi. Midfielders: Samson Tijani, Joe Aribo and Wilfred Ndidi. Forwards: Chodera Ejuke, Victor Osimhein and Samuel Chukwueze. The second way Nigeria could

  2 years ago ago
3 Ways Nigeria Could Lineup Under Gernot Rohr For An International Tournament

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Opinion : This Is The Super Eagles Of My Dream

Even as the End SARS protest continues across Nigeria, I still squeezed out time to put out what I find fascinating as regards the Nigerian National Team, the Super Eagles. The last two friendly matches against Algeria and Tunisia clearly showed that there is a lot of work still to be done ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup Of Nations in Cameroon. There are also some positives however and it would really be great to see how the integration of new players would work out when it's time for a tournament proper. Zaidu

  1 year ago ago
Opinion : This Is The Super Eagles Of My Dream

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Why former Golden Eaglets captain should be given the chance to take Ndidi’s position against Algeria.

Former Golden Eaglets captain, Samson Tijani was handed a surprise call-up by Gernot Rohr for the game against Algeria and Tunisia. The youngster was instrumental in midfield for the Golden Eaglets despite being knocked out of the 2019 FIFA U-17 tournament in the Round of 16 by Holland. His impressive performance at the tournament earned him a deal with Austrian giant, Red Bull Salzburg before he was loaned out to TSV Hartberg for the rest of the season. The absence of Wilfred Ndidi, Oghenekaro Etebo, and Joe

  1 year ago ago
Why former Golden Eaglets captain should be given the chance to take Ndidi’s position against Algeria.

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Top 5 Nigerian U-20 players making waves in Europe

The poor performance of Nigeria at the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland has made it paramount for the next Flying Eagles squad to do well in the next edition. This is so because Nigeria is has enjoyed so much success in the cadet category and would want the tradition to remain. To achieve that the coaching crew led by Ladan Bosso must acquire the best set of players to represent Nigeria at the tournament. In this article, we highlight five Nigerian U-20 players who are making waves in Europe. Akinkunmi Amoo The

  1 year ago ago
Top 5 Nigerian U-20 players making waves in Europe

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See The Former Golden Eaglets Captain Samson Tijani Who Recently Joined FC Red Bull Salzburg

Former Golden Eaglets captain Samson Tijani has signed for Austrian top side FC Red Bull Salzburg.  The 18 year old was presented in the morning, after being transfered from Nigerian side Collins Edwin.  He featured with the Nigerian U-17 national team , both in the African Nations Cup and the FIFA U-17 World Cup in 2019 .   He signed a contract until 2025 and was closely followed by Manchester City.  He will join the Austrians starting next month  Tijani joins the Nigerian trio Chukwubuike Adamu,

  2 years ago ago
See The Former Golden Eaglets Captain Samson Tijani Who Recently Joined FC Red Bull Salzburg

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4 reasons former Golden Eaglets captain should start in midfield for Nigeria against Tunisia

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will hope to have better performance and result when they square-up against Tunisia on Tuesday. On Friday, Gernot Rohr’s men lost for the third consecutive time to Algeria but it was the abysmal performance that would worry the coach. One of the areas the Franco-German manager will hope his team can improve on is the midfield which was completely dominated by the Algerians.  To make this happen, Rohr will make changes to the players that prosecuted the game against the Dessert

  1 year ago ago
4 reasons former Golden Eaglets captain should start in midfield for Nigeria against Tunisia

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Latest Transfer Update Involving Three Nigerian Players, One Of Them Has Signed A Two Year Contract

With the 2019/20 season Finally coming to an end, a lot of top European clubs are already planning ahead of 20/21 season. We take a look at the deals which involves our Nigerian players Abroad whose names are also on the transfer headlines 1. Maduka Okoye Super Eagles Goalkeeper Maduka Okoye, has joined Dutch side Sparta Rotterdam on a two year contract from German side Fortuna Dusseldorf. Okoye has won one cap for the super eagles of Nigeria and following his interview with his new club, the young goalkeeper

  2 years ago ago
Latest Transfer Update Involving Three Nigerian Players, One Of Them Has Signed A Two Year Contract

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Opinion: Did coach Gernot Rohr make the right selections for the October friendly games?

The super eagles of Nigeria head coach Gernot Rohr invited a 25 Man player for the October double header friendlies between the elephant of ivory coast and Carthage Eagles of Tunisia respectively scheduled to hold in Austria. The head coach invited 5 new legs to the squad to execute the matches, while 5 others are on standby list for call up. these has got many Nigerians talking as to why these players were called up and others were left aside. The list of the invited players includes; Matthew Yakubu SKF Sered,

  2 years ago ago
Opinion: Did coach Gernot Rohr make the right selections for the October friendly games?

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Former Golden Eaglets skipper joins another Austria club on a season long loan from Salzburg

Former Golden Eaglets skipper joins another Austria Bundesliga outfit TSV Hartberg on a season long loan for 2020-2021 from Red Bull Salzburg. A product of Collins Edwin SC inked a five-year contract with Red Bull Salzburg shortly after celebrating his 18th birthday last month and will continue his development at TSV Hartberg. Tijani was not involved in Red Bull Salzburg's first two pre-season games against Bravo and OGC Nice fueling speculation that he was not in the plans of manager Jesse Marsch for the upcoming

  2 years ago ago
Former Golden Eaglets skipper joins another Austria club on a season long loan from Salzburg

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Super Eagles' friendlies: 6 new players in, locally established stars out.

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has welcomed six new players for the group's inviting matches against Ivory Coast and Tunisia in Austria one month from now.  CSKA Moscow forward Chidera Ejuke, FC Midtjylland's midfielder Frank Onyeka, previous U-17 commander Samson Tijani, new Porto marking Zaidu Sanusi and SKF Sered goalkeeper, Matthew Yakubu, all got their first Eagles welcome, while Cyril Dessers gets another call-up after he was called up for the underlying 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against

  2 years ago ago
Super Eagles' friendlies: 6 new players in, locally established stars out.

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'The Midfield Will Be Stable' - Ex-Golden Eaglets Stars Back Samson To Make Impact For Nigeria

Goalkeeper John Amah and attacking midfielder Olatomi Olaniyan, two members of the Golden Eaglets squad to the 2018 WAFU-UFOA Zone B qualifiers for the U17 AFCON, are backing Red Bull Salzburg loanee Samson Tijani to make an impact for the Super Eagles should he make his senior debut this month. As captain of the Golden Eaglets, Tijani showed his qualities at the U17 AFCON and the World Cup in Brazil, and became the first Golden Eaglets player class of 2019 to make his professional debut for a European club

  2 years ago ago
'The Midfield Will Be Stable' - Ex-Golden Eaglets Stars Back Samson To Make Impact For Nigeria

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Super Eagles holds first training session in Austria amid two years unpaid match bonus reports

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have started preparations for the upcoming international friendly match with Indomitable Lions of Cameroon. 17 of the 23 players invited for the battle are already in Austria camp, while six others are expected to arrive tomorrow. The early arrivals are Maduka Okoye, Francis Uzoho, William Troost-Ekong, Alex Iwobi,Wilfred Ndidi, Kelechi Iheanacho, Chidozie Awaziem, Jamilu Collins, Ayodele Marcus, Terem Moffi, Peter Olayinka and Samson Tijani.

  1 year ago ago
Super Eagles holds first training session in Austria amid two years unpaid match bonus reports

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"I wasn't expecting Call-up to the Super Eagles" - says RB Salzburg star

After getting his first call-up to the Super Eagles of Nigeria squad that will be playing two friendly matches next month against the Ivory Coast and Tunisia national teams, Red Bull Salzburg of Austria star Samson Tijani has disclosed that he was not expecting the call up to the Super Eagles now, and he was shocked when he was invited by Gernot Rohr. Tijani 18, who was outstanding for Nigeria Golden Eaglets in the 2019 FIFA under 17 world cup was happy and believed hard work really pays, and any player that

  2 years ago ago

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Fans blast Rohr for inviting 4 regular Nigerian players ahead of next month international Friendlies

It's no longer a news that Super Eagles of Nigeria head coach Gernot Rohr has released the much anticipated list of the players that will be playing against Cote d’Ivoire and Tunisia national teams next month on Monday evening, and the list consists the names of the regular and seven new players. The likes of Ayodele Alampasu who plies his trade for Ventipils of Latvia returns to the squad after years of absent in the Super Eagles,(he was invited once without making debut) and he will be looking forward to

  2 years ago ago
Fans blast Rohr for inviting 4 regular Nigerian players ahead of next month international Friendlies

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Austrian club acquires the services of golden eaglets’ captain.

Samson Tijani , the former captain of Nigeria’s under 17 national football team has joined Austrian side FC Red Bull Salzburg. The versatile former golden eaglet star has been involved In transfer squabbles that has to do with player representation and money issues. Top European clubs like Club Brugge, Atletico Madrid, and Real Madrid were rumored to be interested in the player. The move will come as a surprise to many Nigeria fans, given that the events that follow the news of his possible transfer were

  2 years ago ago
Austrian club acquires the services of golden eaglets’ captain.

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Tijani Successfully Signed a 5-year Contract with the 14 Times Austrian Bundesiga Champions

The former Eaglets captain, Samson Tijani has successfully joined the Austrian Bundesliga Champions Red Bull Salzburg in a 5-year contact deal. The Austrian Champions has announced the signing of the 18-year-old ex Eaglets Captain who plays as a defensive midfielder in Nigerian club Collins Edwin SC before joining the club. Samson Tijani has exhibited the quality he is made of by representing Nigeria in 17 appearances in the Under 17, with which he was able to make to the semifinals of the African Cup and round

  2 years ago ago
Tijani Successfully Signed a 5-year Contract with the 14 Times Austrian Bundesiga Champions

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Super Eagles squad list for friendlies

Rohr has finally listed the super Eagles squad that will play in the friendlies against Cote d'ivore and Tunisia on 9 October and 13 October respectively. Osimhen, who is the best performing currently tops the list. The listed squad also includes players who will be making their first appearance for the country. These players include: the captain of the most recent Nigeria U17 squad, Samson Tijani. Portugal –based exciting wing back Zaidu Sanusi as well as the duo of Frank Onyeka and Chidera Ejuke. Also,former

  2 years ago ago
Super Eagles squad list for friendlies

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Red Bull Salzburg's Tijani, farmed out on loan.

Samson Tijani the immediate former captain of the golden eaglets has been farmed out to Austria Bundesliga Club TSV Hartberg on a season long loan deal. The energetic midfielder had joined Redbull Salzburg only last month. The loan move to Hartberg is to facilitate the player’s development through adequate playing oppurtunities (playing time) speaking to Hartberg’s official website about the loan move, Tijani was reported to have said that: ‘’I’m very happy to be here. I believe in the team and I

  2 years ago ago
Red Bull Salzburg's Tijani, farmed out on loan.

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Nigerian golden star player "Samson Tijani", officially unveiled by Salzburg.

The young star golden eaglet player "Samson Tijani" who turned 18 in the month of May, have been signed by Austria top division side "Salzburg" from his homeland team "Collins Edwin SC" on a massive five-year contract deal which will keep him at the club till May 31 2025. He's a vital member of the recent golden eaglet Nigeria national team squad eventually making him the captain of the team. His pivotal role in the defensive midfield position and his displays, has attracted numerous top teams across Europe

  2 years ago ago
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