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...
Chelsea Linked Striker Onyekuru Topping The Goalscoring Charts After 20th League Goal
Published: May 18, 2017
The in-demand striker Henry Onyekuru took his tally for the season to 20 goals in the Belgian First Division A after finding the net in Eupen's 2-0 win over  Mouscron-Péruwelz on Wednesday night. If Cup games are included in the mix, the 19-year-old has now scored 22 goals for his modest Belgian club in all compet...
Arsenal, Chelsea Linked Striker Onyekuru Equals 10-Year-Old Nigerian Goals Record In Belgium
Published: May 13, 2017
Henry Onyekuru bagged a brace in Eupen's 3-2 victory over Kortrijk in the Belgian First Division A playoffs on Saturday evening at Stadion am Kehrweg.In doing so, the 19-year-old etched his name into the history books as he is now Nigeria's joint-top scorer in a single season in the Belgian top-flight, equaling the rec...
Arsenal, Chelsea, Club Brugge Transfer Target Onyekuru Tallies 20th Goal Of The Season
Published: May 07, 2017
Highly-coveted Nigerian striker Henry Onyekuru scored what turned out to be a consolation goal in Eupen's 2-1 loss to Racing Genk in the Belgian First Division A playoffs on Sunday.Onyekuru punished some slack defending from the home team to fire past goalkeeper Matthew Ryan after 76 minutes.The 19-year-old's second ha...
Super Eagles Defender Troost-Ekong Makes Team Of The Week In Belgium
Published: April 29, 2017
Nigeria international William Troost-Ekong has been named in the Team of the Week for the fifth round of the Belgian First Division A playoffs.The central defender shone in Gent's road win over Zulte-Waregem on Tuesday, and assisted goalkeeper Lovre Kalinic to post a shutout.Troost-Ekong's performance was more impressi...
Troost-Ekong Glad To Play For Gent Again, Team Yet To Concede With Defender In Line-Up
Published: March 14, 2017
Super Eagles central defender William Troost-Ekong has spoken about his happiness after he returned to Gent’s starting eleven in the 3-0 win over KV Mechelen, a result that saw the De Buffalo’s qualify for the play-off 1.Prior to the encounter at the Ghelamco Arena on Sunday, Troost-Ekong had not featured f...
Gent Next Big Thing Samuel Kalu Named In Team Of The Week
Published: March 14, 2017
Exciting winger Samuel Kalu has been named in the Team of the Week following his imperious performance in Gent’s 3-0 rout of Mechelen in the final round of the regular season.The official betting partner of the Belgian Pro League, Unibet, has announced the eleven most outstanding players in each position, with th...
Samuel Kalu Scores First European Goal For Gent, Esiti Sees Red
Published: March 09, 2017
In a Europa League Round of 16 game between two Belgian First Division A teams, Gent were beaten 5-2 by Racing Genk at the Ghelamco Arena on Thursday night.There Nigerian stars Anderson Esiti, Samuel Kalu and Rabiu Ibrahim tasted game time, with the number 40 coming off the bench just before the start of the second hal...