Nigerians Abroad : Leke James, Fred Friday & Tagbajumi On Target In Norway
Published: November 02, 2015
Catch up on Nigerian players who were in action in the Norwegian Premier League this past weekend.We begin at the Alfheim Stadion, where Dominic Chatto’s Bodø / Glimt were guests to Tromsø. With one round to go in the top flight, the home team will definitely play in the top flight next season after...
Suleiman Abdullahi On Target As Viking All But Kiss Goodbye To Europa League
Published: October 18, 2015
Viking’s hopes of qualifying for the next season’s Europa League were dealt a huge blow on Sunday night after they lost 3 - 1 to Tromso on game week 27.Nigeria Under 20 international Suleiman Abdullahi lined up alongside compatriot Samuel Adegbenro in attack, and it was the former that gave the visitors an ...
Onyekachi Ugwuadu Steals The Headlines In Norway With Maiden Goal For Sarpsborg
Published: September 27, 2015
A maiden goal by Onyekachi Ugwuadu saved Sarpsborg 08 from defeat in their Norwegian Premier League tie at the Skagerak Arena against Chuks Akabueze’s Odd Grenland.While the Nigeria international lasted the distance, Sarpsborg’s new signing Ugwuadu hopped off the bench in the 68th minute in what was his sec...
Fred Friday Nets Eighth League Goal
Published: September 26, 2015
In - form Nigerian youngster Fred Friday and Lillestrom have remained unbeaten in their last five matches in the Norwegian Premier League following their 3 - 0 victory against Mjøndalen on game week 25 on Saturday.The Dream Team VI trainee opened scoring for the Yellow Canaries in the ninth minute to give them a...
Ondo Commissioner Assures Norway Bound Nana Babes of Support
Published: September 19, 2015
Ondo State Commissioner for Youths and Sports Hon. Bekeknimi Idihiarhi has assured the victorious female side, Nana Babes, the winner of the recently concluded National Under-16 Soccer Tourney held in Ore, Ondo State government’s support towards it trip to Norway.The women side who would be joining the Nigerian W...
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...