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12 Goals in 11 games ‘I’m in good form Odubeko

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Former Manchester United schoolboy, Mipo Odubeko, has taken his tally for the season to an impressive 12 goals in eleven appearances combined for West Ham United teams following his brace against Everton in a Premier League 2 match last Monday. The Republic of Ireland youth international of Nigerian descent has bagged eight goals in six Premier ...

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Odemwingie’s West Brom Record: Pereiracloses in on Behahino

By Alexander ohnson Adejoh Matheus Pereira has closed in on Saido Berahino for a West Bromwich Albion record held by former Nigeria international Peter Odemwingie. The Nigerian has contributed more goals in a season for the Baggies, but the Brazilian has moved within touching distance of the Burundian star. Fides discovered. The Brazilian forward was among the goalscorers as Sam ...

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Balogun Signs New Deal with Arsenal

By Alexander Johnson Adajoh American-Anglo-Nigerian striker Folarin Balogun, recently celebrated a new deal with his boyhood club Arsenal by getting on the scoresheet in their entertaining 3-2 win over Derby County in a Premier League 2 clash at the Loughborough University Football Stadium on Monday night. The Gunners are on the verge of confirming that the Hale End Academy product ...

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176-Day Later, Super Eagles Winger Ejuke Ends Goal Drought

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Chidera Ejuke rediscovered his scoring touch last Monday evening as CSKA Moscow defeated FC Rotor Volgograd 2-0 in the Russian Premier League. It was his first goal for the Army Men since finding the net in a 3-1 win over Dynamo Moscow on October 18, 2020, one hundred and seventy six days ago. Ejuke had gone ...

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Ahmed Musa Set to Sign Short-Term Deal with Nigeria’s Kano Pillars

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh National captain Ahmed Musa is considering a proposition to play some matches for his former club in Nigeria, Kano Pillars, in a move hoped to boost the local league and maintain his personal fitness. The 28-year-old, who is a free agent since leaving Saudi Arabian side Al Nassr in October, had received offers from England, Russia ...

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Napoli are Seeing the Real Osimhen’ – Cauet hails Super Eagles Star

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Former Inter Milan and Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Benoit Cauet said Victor Osimhen has started showing his potential at Napoli after he scored his fifth Serie A goal last Sunday. The 22-year-old secured the visitors’ 2-0 win over Sampdoria with his 87th-minute strike after Fabian Ruiz opened the scoring in the 35th minute. The strike was Osimhen’s ...

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Why Super Eagles Are No Longer Dominant – Sunday Oliseh

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh A former Super Eagles captain and coach, has revealed why the Nigeria national male football team has failed to dominate Africa football as it used to do in the past. The former Super Eagles manager in an Instagram Live interview said despite this, he will not judge the current Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr. ‘The ...

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Super Eagles Star Henry Onyekuru Loses Mother

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh The sports fraternity in Nigeria has been hit with another sad news with the announcement of the death of Jessy Onyekuru, the mother of Nigeria Super Eagles player Henry Onyekuru. Fides learnt that Onyekuru was the second Super Eagles player to lose his mother in 2021. The death of Onyekuru’s mother was broken by his Turkish ...

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Augsburg demand €15 Million for Super Eagles Target Uduokhai

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh According to German newspaper Bild, Nigeria Football Federation target, Felix Uduokhai, is one of two players being considered by Borussia Dortmund as they look to recruit a new central defender in the summer transfer window. Fides discovered that Dortmund was planning to part company with three defenders at the end of the season, Lukasz Piszczek, Marcel ...

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