Super Eagles Star Troost-Ekong, Fred Friday Named In Tippeligaen Team Of The Year
Published: November 07, 2016
William Troost-Ekong has been named in the 2016 Tippeligaen Team of the Year on the back of his imperious displays for FK Haugesund over the course of the just concluded season.Highly respected Norwegian broadcaster TV2 has announced a ceremonial Team of the Year, with two Nigerian young stars making the list.In a 4-4-...
91-Year-Old Grandad Watches Troost-Ekong Score For FK Haugesund
Published: October 24, 2016
William Troost-Ekong’s grandfather was among the 4,302 spectators that attended the Norwegian Tippeligaen clash between FK Haugesund and Bodø / Glimt at the Haugesund Stadion on Sunday evening.Against the run of play, the home team opened scoring when Troost-Ekong slotted the ball into the back of the net ...
Former Super Falcons Coach Mourns The Big Boss
Published: June 08, 2016
Technical Adviser of Nigeria Women Premier League side, Rivers Angels and former head coach of the senior women’s national football team, the Super Falcons, Edwin Okon has described the death of former Super Eagles coach, Stephen Okechukwu Keshi as a big loss to the country.Keshi died in the early hours of Wednes...
Viking Striker Samuel Adegbenro Reveals He Was Not Under Pressure To Score
Published: May 09, 2016
Viking striker Samuel Adegbenro has revealed that he was not under pressure from any quarters to open his account in the Norwegian Tippeligaen before he scored in his side’s 2-0 win against Tromsø this past weekend.The former Kwara United star is optimistic that Viking will qualify for the Europa League at...
Red Hot Fred Friday Four Games Away From Equaling 50-Year Old Record In Norway
Published: May 07, 2016
Fred Friday is four games away from equaling a long-standing record in the Norwegian top-flight after he scored for the seventh consecutive game as Lillestrom lost 3-1 to Stroemsgodset at the Marienlyst Stadion on Saturday.Ex-Lyn Oslo striker Ole Stavrum holds the record for longest scoring streak in Norway after findi...
Lillestrom Hitman Fred Friday Extends Scoring Streak In Norway To Six Games
Published: May 01, 2016
Fred Friday remains the top goalscorer in the Norwegian Tippeligaen after extending his scoring streak to six games as Lillstrom beat Valerenga 2-0 on Saturday afternoon.On eighth minutes, the Nigerian forward gave the Canaries the lead when he fired home from close range after Simen Kind Mikalsen’s header toward...
FK Haugesund Skipper William Troost-Ekong Pleased To Net Second Goal
Published: April 13, 2016
FK Haugesund skipper William Troost-Ekong was pleased with his team’s 8-1 rout of Stord in the Norwegian Cup on Tuesday and has now set his sights on the upcoming game in the Tippeligaen against Fred Friday’s Lillestrom.The Super Eagles defender scored his first senior goal in March and delivered again yest...
Ohi Omoijuanfo Hoping To Score More After Getting Off The Mark For Stabaek
Published: April 03, 2016
Ohi Omoijuanfo was pleased to score his first goal for Stabæk in their 3-1 loss suffered at the hands of Bodø / Glimt in the Norwegian Tippeligaen on Sunday.The former Norway youth international penned a three-year contract with Stabæk in the January transfer window, and had racked up 265 minutes of ...
MFM FC Stops Sunshine Stars
Published: March 03, 2016
Stephen Odey’s 86th minute strike on Wednesday evening at the Agege Stadium in Lagos gave Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries Football Club of Lagos a hard earned victory over Sunshine Stars Football Club of Akure in match day 4 of the Nigeria Professional Football League.The Olukoya Boys dominated the first...
Fred Friday Nets Game-winner For Lillestrom In Scrimmage
Published: February 29, 2016
Ahead of the start of the Norwegian Premier League, Lillestrom continued their preparations on Monday with a scrimmage against Bodo/Glimt. The outcome of the game held at Aspmyra was decided by Dream Team trainee Fred Friday, who scored the game-winner in the 51st minute.The 20-year-old reacted quickest after a shot p...
Samuel Adegbenro, Aniekpeno Udoh On Target For Viking In Pre-Season Game
Published: February 10, 2016
Norwegian Premier League side Viking thrashed  Bryne 4-1 in a pre-season friendly at the Randaberg Arena, thanks to two goals from their Nigerian forward Samuel Adegbenro.Oddbjoern Skartun gave Bryne the lead after seven minutes but Adegbenro equalized for Viking in the 24th minute, firing the ball past goalkeeper...
Aniekpeno Udo, Fred Friday Score In Friendlies For Viking, Lillestrom
Published: February 05, 2016
New signing Uduak Idemoko made his debut for IK Start in their come-from-behind  2-1 victory over Viking FK in a friendly on Friday night.The former Enyimba striker was introduced in the 84th minute with the outcome of the game already decided, while teammate Austin Ikenna was on the bench for the entirety of the ...
Ex-Enyimba Starlet Idemokun Poised To Make IK Start Debut
Published: February 05, 2016
Ex-Enyimba striker Uduak Idemokun is in the frame to make his debut for IK Start on Friday evening when they tackle Viking in a pre-season friendly at Sorlandshallen.The 21-year-old arrived in Norway on Wednesday and had his first training session with his new employer the following morning.Manager Steinar Pedersen has...
Aalesund Expect Leke James To Resume Training This Week
Published: January 17, 2016
Color Line Stadium outfit Aalesund are hoping that Leke James, 23, will resume training with the club this week.The attacker has missed the last two weeks of pre - season training due to a groin problem. “There is no question of an injury , it’s more that he is tired in both groins . Therefore he runs alter...
Leke James Named Aalesund Most Outstanding Player In 2015
Published: November 27, 2015
Leke James won the most Man of the Match awards - five in total - in the 2015 Tippeligaen season, after the cumulative votes of Aalesund supporters for home matches were tallied.The 23 - year - old first picked up the Man of the Match accolade on game week six against Bodø / Glimt and in the next home game with ...