Norway Round - Up : Adegbenro, Friday, Abdullahi, James And Tagbajumi Hit Target
Published: September 13, 2015
Nigeria international William Troost - Ekong was in action for 90 minutes as FK Haugesund suffered their second biggest defeat of the season, losing 5 - 0 to Strømsgodset.Italian - Nigerian striker Marco Tagbajumi bagged a first - half brace for the home team, scoring in the 27th and 32nd minutes.The AEL Limasso...
Fred Friday Happy To Score Against Champions Molde
Published: August 30, 2015
Fred Friday capped off a fine performance by scoring his third goal in five Norwegian Premier League games as Lillestrom shared the spoils with champions Molde on Sunday afternoon.With the Yellow Canaries trailing the home team 2 - 1 , Friday, who has trained with Nigeria’s Olympic national team, popped up with t...
Chuks Akabueze Vows To Break His Single - Season Scoring Record
Published: August 30, 2015
Chuks Akabueze has expressed confidence that he can surpass his best - ever goal tally in a single - season, having scored his seventh goal in the Tippeligaen on Sunday as Odd Grenland beat Stabæk 2 - 1.The Nigeria international , who was on target in the 10th minute at Nadderud Stadion, had his best season in th...
Solomon Owello Loses On Sandnes Ulf Debut
Published: August 25, 2015
Ex Nigeria Under 20 international Solomon Owello has made his debut for his new Norwegian club Sandnes Ulf.Only last week, the attacking midfielder ended his seven - year association with Premier League side IK Start by penning a short - term deal with Sandnes Ulf that will keep him at the club until the end of the 201...
Dominic Chatto Explains Reasons Behind Bodo / Glimt Recent Form
Published: August 23, 2015
Bodø / Glimt midfielder Dominic Chatto says his appearances in the Tippeligaen were limited due to injury but the team are now on the right track since he became fully fit.The former Pepsi Academy player opened his account in the Norwegian Premier League on Sunday as Bodø / Glimt defeated William Troost -...
Fred Friday Concedes Lillestrom Have Dropped Their Standards
Published: August 17, 2015
Fred Friday has admitted that Lillestrom have suffered a dip in form after losing their fourth game in five matches in the Norwegian Premier League on Sunday.Their latest setback was the 3 - 2 defeat suffered at the hands of Stabæk in Bærum, with the young Nigerian forward opening scoring in the 15th minute...
Mixed Fortunes For Nigerians In Norwegian Cup, As Viking Set Up Semi - Final Showdown With Sarpsborg 08
Published: August 14, 2015
Samuel Adegbenro and Flying Eagles striker Suleiman Abdullahi were named in the starting line - up and helped Viking qualify for the semi - finals of the Norwegian Cup following their 3  - 0 thrashing of holders Molde.In front of roughly 8, 000 spectators, ex Kwara United starlet Adegbenro opened scoring in the 22...
Chuks Akabueze Continues Impressive Season With Goal In Europa League
Published: August 07, 2015
Norwegian Tippeligaen side Odd Grenland have advanced to the play - off round of the Europa League after beating  Elfsborg 3  - 2 on aggregate.Former Nigeria Under 20 international Chukwuma Akabueze went the full 90 as Odd defeated their Swedish opponents 2 - 0 on Thursday night in Skien.Bentley doubled his t...
Fred Friday Relieved To End Three - Month Goal Drought
Published: August 03, 2015
Lillestrom striker Fred Friday was relieved to end his three - month goal drought in The Canaries entertaining 3 - 2 win over Sandefjord in the Norwegian Tippeligaen on Sunday.Since entering the history books as the youngest Nigerian player to score a hat - trick in the top flight at the end of April, the 20 - year - o...
William Troost - Ekong Debuts For Haugesund
Published: August 01, 2015
Gent loanee William Troost - Ekong has made his debut for Haugesund, few days after completing his transfer to the Norwegian top flight club.On Friday, in the 18th round of matches in the Tippeligaen, the central defender completed the full 90 minutes as HFK won their fifth game of the season, defeating Viking 1 - 0 in...
Suleiman Abdullahi Steals The Show As Nigerians Clash In Norway
Published: July 11, 2015
Flying Eagles striker Suleiman Abdullahi worked 77 minutes in attack before he was subbed off for compatriot Osita Henry Chikere in Viking’s 4 - 1 humiliation of Aalesund in the Norwegian Tippeligaen.There was plenty of Nigerian interest in this game, with as many of five Nigerian players expected to feature at t...
Leke James, Marvin Ogunjimi And Ohi Omoijuanfo Shine In Norway
Published: July 05, 2015
Leke James ended a six - game goal drought in style on Sunday evening by netting a brace for Aalesund in their 4 - 2 defeat of Mjøndalen in the 15th round of games in the Norwegian Tippeligaen.Dating back to his 56th minute goal against Sarpsborg 08 on May 13, it took him a total of 628 minutes before he registe...
Samuel Adegbenro And Suleiman Abdullahi Star As Viking Are Into Quarter - Finals Of Norwegian Cup
Published: June 25, 2015
Viking are through to the next round of the Norwegian Cup thanks to a 3 - 0 shoot out win against Kristiansund on Wednesday night.Each time Viking took the lead - in normal and extra time - the home team managed to conjure up an equalizer but their luck ran out in the penalty shoot out after failing to convert any of t...
Viking Striker Samuel Adegbenro Ends 261 - Minute Goal Drought
Published: June 21, 2015
Samuel Adegbenro ended his mini goal drought by netting in the 35th minute as Viking thrashed Dominic Chatto’s Bodø / Glimt in the 14th round of matches in the Norwegian Premier League.The former Kwara United youngster spent 261 minutes on the pitch without finding the back of the net, with his last strike...
Exclusive : Flying Eagles Striker Billy Michael Auta Returns To Nigeria After Molde Trials
Published: May 27, 2015
 Flying Eagles striker Billy Michael Auta returned to his homeland on Wednesday morning after a week in Norway, where he underwent trials at Tippeligaen champions Molde. If not for his visa which is about to expire, the El-Cruzero product would have remained in Scandinavia , according to the intermediary that reco...