Liverpool Loanee Awoniyi Named To Team Of The Week In Belgium
Published: April 10, 2018
After an eventful showing last weekend in the Belgian Europa League playoffs for Royal Excel Mouscron, Liverpool loanee, Taiwo Awoniyi has been named to the Belgium Team Of The Week.The Nigerian rose highest to nod in his side's equaliser against Kortrijk, a game which they went on to win 2-1.That effort took his tally...
Arsenal Loanee Akpom Continues To Excel In Belgium With Another Goal For STVV
Published: April 07, 2018
Arsenal loanee Chuba Akpom netted his second goal in the colours of Sint-Truiden as they thrashed Antwerp 4-0 in the Belgian First Division A Europa League playoffs at Stayen on Saturday evening.Against the run of play, the home team took the lead through Samuel Asamoah in the 27th minute.Another African player, Congo ...
Nigeria's Most Promising Talent Puts On A Show In Gent Win
Published: March 11, 2018
Nigerian winger Samuel Kalu inspired Gent to a 2-1 defeat of Genk FC in the Belgian First Division on Sunday afternoon, scoring once and laying on another the Buffaloes.The 20-year old put through teammate, Birger Verstraete for his side's opening goal after 11 minutes with a precise cross.He would then beat the hosts ...
Liverpool Loanee Awoniyi Banned For Three Games, Fined N0.35M By Belgian Federation
Published: March 05, 2018
Liverpool loanee Taiwo Awoniyi will not be available for selection when Royal Excel Mouscron play their next two competitive matches following the red card he picked up against Lokeren last weekend.According to Belgian Football, the Nigeria U23 star has been banned for three match days by the Royal Belgian Football Ass...
Drama In Belgium As Liverpool Loanee Awoniyi Is Sent Off For Elbowing Opponent
Published: March 04, 2018
Liverpool loanee Taiwo Awoniyi was sent off for Royal Excel Mouscron in their 2-1 defeat to KSC Lokeren on Saturday evening.The 20-year old was shown a straight red for violent conduct in the 74th minute of the game, the first in his professional career.Awoniyi tried to get the ball from Arno Monsecour and plante...
Sadiq Umar, Joseph Akpala Strike As NAC, KV Oostende Claim Wins
Published: March 04, 2018
Lanky Nigerian striker, Sadiq Umar scored his third goal in five matches for NAC Breda as the Rat Verlegh Stadion outfit pulled off a sensational 2-1 victory over Feyenoord in their Netherlands Eredivisie clash on Saturday night.The prolific 21-year old drew a foul from Feyenoord goalkeeper, Brad Jones in the 49th minu...
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 (Li├Ęge) 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...