Super Eagles of Nigeria stars Wilfred Onyinye Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho were exceptional for Brendan Rodgers led Leicester City football club of England on Thursday night, as they played a 2-2 draw against Italian serie A giants Napoli FC in the UEFA Europa League. The duo were given starting roles by their coach, and they were outstanding for the English Premier League giants.
Super Eagles of Nigeria striker Paul Ebere Onuachu was the hero for KRC Genk football club of Belgium on Thursday evening, as he netted a 90th minutes goal to guide the team to a remarkable 1-0 victory over Rapid Vienna FC, in their first game of the 2021/2022 UEFA Europa League.
Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen scored a brace as Napoli came from two goals down to play out a 2-2 draw against Kelechi Iheanacho's Leicester City in their first UEFA Europa League match of the season on Thursday night. The Foxes were two goals up in the game before Osimhen took it upon himself to drag his team back into the game with two goals.
Super Eagles of Nigeria striker Victor Osimhen was the hero for Napoli football club of England on Thursday night, as he netted a brace to rescue an away point for his team, in their 2-2 draw against Leicester City FC in their first game of the UEFA Europa League at the King Power stadium.
Super Eagles of Nigeria and Everton attacking midfielder, Alex Iwobi seems to have been transformed into a new player, as he seems to have rediscovered his form under Everton's new manager, Raphael Benitez. In recent times, Raphael Benitez has praised the Super Eagles of Nigeria player for his creativity, tenacity, and commitment to Everton.
Victor Osimhen set tongues wagging when he bagged a brace for Napoli in their 2-2 draw against Leicester City on Thursday night. The youngster opened his season's account in the UEFA Europa League match. It's not just the goals which are catching the eye of onlookers but the work rate he displayed at the King Power Stadium.
Two Super Eagles players were in amazing form today for their various clubs in the UEFA Europa League. Victor Oshimen, Wlifred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanancho were all active in the UEFA Europa League today when Leicester City hosted Napoli at the King Power Stadium tonight. Kelechi Iheanancho and Ndidi play for Leicester City while Victor Oshimen plays for Napoli as they were all opponents in today's match.
Nigeria have gained a bad reputation for stockpiling talent. At present, they have over 1000 players in Europe. Indeed, it would be possible to field a competitive Nigerian team out of players plying their trade in Turkey. Gernot Rohr has a strong squad already, though.
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Being so flexible is admirable but chopping and changing so frequently can also be counterproductive. There are signs though that Super Eagles have the right pieces, the team just need to be placed in positions they can be their most effective. Gernot Rohr's sides often look to protect their defence with a centre-midfield pairing with Wilfred Ndidi and Joe Aribo acting as two box-to-box midfielders in a lot of matches.
On Wednesday, Enyimba finally unveiled former Super Eagles winger, Finidi George as the new coach of the side. This came after weeks of speculations in the media. For Finidi, it is a new terrain after he has spent many years abroad Fatai Osho left the People's Elephants in August and his departure left a void.
Enyimba Football Club of Aba announced Finidi George as the new technical adviser of the team on Wednesday. At the unveiling done in Aba, it was revealed that the former Super Eagles winger will be at the dugout of the Aba Elephants for the next two years. Olusolasportspedal looks at the challenges and expectations before him as he becomes the new man to pilots the affairs of the club from the dugout.
Former Nigeria international, Emeka Ezeugo, fears new Enyimba coach, Finidi George could be rubished and dumped by the club. The former Super Eagles ulitility ace congratulated his former Nigeria team-mate as he recalled how he was sacked at Abia Warriors without playing an official game, adding that the former Real Betis winger could suffer the same fate at Enyimba.
The 2021/2022 UEFA Champions League started on Tuesday night, and a lot of drama have started happening, with some of the youngsters showcasing their talents for their respective clubs. Ivory Coast national team star Sebastien Haller was the talk of the town on Wednesday night, as he netted four goals in Ajax Amsterdam FC 5-1 away victory over Portuguese Primeira Liga Champions Sporting Lisbon FC.
Super Eagles of Nigeria left-back Zaidu Sanusi who has lost his spot in FC Porto's starting eleven was given a surprise starting role by coach Sergio Conceicao against Atletico Madrid football club on Wednesday night, at Estadio Wanda Metropolitano, in their first game of the 2021/2022 UEFA Champions League and he was able to impress.
Super Eagles maintained 34th position in the latest FIFA world ranking that was released Today. The ranking was published on the world football governing body’s official website. In Africa, Super Eagles maintain its number five position. Senegal is Africa highest-ranked team as they are in 20th place, Tunisia is in 25th, while Algeria is 30th and Morocco is in 33rd position.
Super Eagles of Nigeria left-back Zaidu Sanusi was outstanding for Portuguese Primeira Liga giants FC Porto on Wednesday night, as he helped them to play an away draw against Spanish Laliga Santander champions Atletico Madrid at Estadio Wanda Metropolitano, in the UEFA Champions League. The former Santa Clara football club star was given a starting role by coach Sergio Conceicao and he was able to impress in the game.
Super Eagles of Nigeria midfield maestro, Ogenyi Onazi was in action today for Denizlispor in their 5th league game of the Turkish 1st league against Adanaspor at the Denizli Ataturk Stadium. The Nigerian star started the game from the bench due to tactical reason but was introduced in the 64th minutes for Brice Dja Djedje and he was able to shine.
Super Eagles of Nigeria defender, Zaidu Sanusi was in action yesterday for FC Porto in their opening game of the UEFA Champions League new season against Atletico Madrid at the Estadio Wanda Metropolitano. The former Santa Clara defender was handed a role to play in his team's starting XI following his incredible performance for the club in his last game and he was able to impress as he delivered at the optimal level.
Nigeria's Super Eagles have been ranked as the world's 21st most valuable international team, valued at N142 billion (€226.65 million). The bronze medalists in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations are ranked third on the African continent, behind Ivory Coast and Senegal, who are worth €321.38 million and €299 million, respectively.