CIES: Gent Starlet Kalu Is Nigeria's Most Promising Prospect, No 1 Talent In Belgium
Published: February 19, 2018
The 20-year-old Gent winger Samuel Kalu has been named among the top fifty most promising prospects in Europe by CIES Football Observatory, he is the only player of Nigerian descent that made the prestigious list.The Swiss-based organization analyzed the domestic league experience cumulated during the last two years by...
Liverpool Loanee Awoniyi Bags Brace And Assist In Seven-Goal Thriller
Published: February 11, 2018
Taiwo Awoniyi scored twice for his Belgian side, Royal Excel Mouscron in their 4-3 defeat to Standard Liege at Stade Maurice Dufrasne (Liège) in the Belgian First Division A on Sunday evening.The Liverpool loanee pulled the visitors level after 19 minutes, sending a right-footed shot into the bottom corner, picking of...
Ex-Flying Eagles Skipper Picks Up Kortrijk's MOTM Award Vs Genk
Published: February 01, 2018
Former Flying Eagles skipper Abdul Ajagun was recognized for his outstanding performance in Kortrijk's 3-2 win over Racing Genk in the Cup on Tuesday, with the club awarding him the Man of the Match accolade.The attacking midfielder tallied his sixth goal of the season in all competitions in the 23rd minute, making the...
Anderlecht Coach Still Unhappy With Henry : His Dribbles Are Negative
Published: November 27, 2017
Anderlecht manager Hein Vanhaezebrouck is unhappy with the contribution of Nigeria international Henry Onyekuru in the last two games in the Belgian First Division A, saying his dribbles were negative over the course of ninety minutes.The Everton loanee is Anderlecht's top scorer in the league with seven goals from fif...
Henry Onyekuru Nominated For Goal Of The Week In Belgium
Published: November 20, 2017
Henry Onyekuru's goal against Royal Excel Mouscron in the last round of matches in the Belgian First Division A was eye-catching enough to be a contender for the Goal of the Week award.Top Belgian newspaper Het Nieuwsblad has picked Onyekuru's second half effort and strikes from Kaveh Rezaei (Charleroi) and Ruud Vormer...
Exciting Winger Samuel Kalu Scores Fourth League Goal In Gent Win
Published: November 19, 2017
Nigerian winger Samuel Kalu was on target for his Belgian topflight side KAA Gent in an emphatic 3-0 win against Sporting Lokeren on Sunday evening.The 20-year-old who has been making headlines in Belgium with his trickery and dynamism profited from a Brecht Dejaegere's assist to double his side's lead in 76th minute o...
Moses Simon Scores Two Penalties As Gent Thrash Eupen
Published: October 25, 2017
Nigerian attackers,Samuel Kalu and Simon Moses helped power KAA Gent to a 3-0 victory against Eupen in the Belgian topflight on Tuesday evening,with the later finding the back of the net twice while the former chipped in with an assist.The Buffaloes who are unbeaten in their last three matches in the division wasted li...
Promising Nigerian Striker Dennis Bonaventure Scores Fourteenth Career Goal
Published: October 01, 2017
Four Nigerian players were on parade at Jan Breydelstadion (Brugge) as Club Brugge registered their eighth win in the Belgian First Division A when they narrowly beat Gent 2-1. Nigeria internationals Moses Simon and Anderson Esiti started for the visitors, Dennis Bonaventure made Brugge's starting XI and Gent number...
Peter Olayinka Named Zulte Waregem Player Of The Month
Published: September 18, 2017
Former Nigeria U23 invitee Peter Olayinka has been named S.V. Zulte Waregem's Player of the Month for August 2017 on the back of his performances for the Belgium First Division A outfit.Record Bank, who have a shirt sponsorship deal with S.V. Zulte Waregem, are the sponsors of the award for the best player.During the p...
Belgium Catch Up: Liverpool Loanee Nets Debut Goal, Dennis Menace To Defenders, Kalu On The Mark
Published: August 13, 2017
Catch up on the performances of players of Nigerian descent in the Belgian First Division A on game week three.We start off at the Regenboogstadion (Waregem) where Zulte-Waregem and Club Brugge faced off. The visitors won 2-1 with former Nigeria U15 international Dennis Bonaventure netting his fourth league goal.Dennis...
Ex-Nigeria U15 Star, Peter Olayinka Named In Dream Team in Belgium
Published: August 01, 2017
Dennis Bonaventure's imperious display for Club Brugge in the opening round of the season has not gone unnoticed by the Belgian Press. The former Nigeria U15 international bagged a first-half brace in Club Brugge's 4-0 rout of Lokeren on Saturday, just three days after he netted on his Champions League debut versus İs...
Club Brugge New Boy Dennis Scores In His Second Straight Game
Published: June 29, 2017
New signing Emmanuel Bonaventure Dennis was on target for the second straight game as Belgian First Division outfit Club Brugge thrashed Oudenaarde 6-0 in a friendly on Wednesday.The former Zorya Luhansk sensation netted on his unofficial debut for Club Brugge in their first pre-season fixture against Westkapelle last...
Peter Olayinka Scores On Zulte-Waregem Debut, Young Winger Bala Also On Target
Published: June 27, 2017
Former Nigeria U23 invitee Peter Olayinka netted on his unofficial debut for Belgian First Division A club Zulte-Waregem in their 3-0 rout of Harelbeke in a friendly on Tuesday, June 27.Olayinka and Super Eagles left wing-back Kingsley Madu started for Zulte-Waregem, and it took the Gent loanee only sixteen minutes to ...
Ex-Nigeria U15 Sensation Dennis Bonaventure Scores On Club Brugge Debut
Published: June 24, 2017
Former Nigeria U15 international Dennis Bonaventure netted on his unofficial debut for Club Brugge in their first pre-season match against Westkapelle on Saturday, June 24.The Belgian First Division A club thrashed their opponents 9-0, with the new Nigerian striker finding the net in the 71st minute.Acolatse, Cools (2)...
Gent Winger Kalu Has Not Lost His Nose For Goal; Scores One, Creates Two
Published: May 19, 2017
The young Nigerian winger Samuel Kalu had not scored a goal for Gent for the past two months, but on Thursday he contributed to three goals in their 5-2 rout of Zulte-Waregem at the GHELAMCO-arena.At the break, Gent were two goals to the good, with their Nigerian wonderkid setting up the second goal scored by Saief.Jus...