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Europa League: Umar Bags Brace As Partizan Win At Astana, Mikel Stars In Trabzonspor’s Home Draw Vs Basel

Europa League: Umar Bags Brace As  Partizan Win At Astana, Mikel Stars In Trabzonspor’s  Home Draw Vs Basel

Nigeria forward Sadiq Umar opened his Europa League goal account as Partizan  Belgrade edged out Astana 2-1 in their Europa League clash on Thursday night.

Umar scored in each half of Thursday’s encounter to give the Serbian Super Liga outfit their first win in the secondary European tournament in this campaign.

Thursday’s triumph in Astana moved Partizan Belgrade to the top of Group L ahead of Manchester United and AZ Alkmaar, with four points from two games.

In another game, former Super Eagles captain,  John Mikel Obi featured for 90 minutes as Trabzonspor were held to a 2-2 draw by visiting Basel of Switzerland.

Anthony Nwaekeme came in as a second half substitute for Trabzonspor  in the game.

At the Stade  de Suisse, Sheyi Ojo who recently  pledged his allegiance to Nigeria was in action for the entire duration of the game in Glasgow  Rangers’ 2-1 away defeat to Swiss club, Young Boys.

Joe Aribo missed the game as a result of injury.

U-23 Eagles captain, Azubuike Okechukwu came in as a second half susbstitue in Istanbul  Basaksehir’s 1-1 draw  against German side, Borussia  M’glabach.

Azubuike replaced Danijel Aleksic in the  46th  minute.

Former Golden Eaglets captain, Rabiu Ibrahim was in action for 90 minutes in Slovan  Bratislava’s 2-2 away  draw against Portuguese  club, Sporting  Braga.

 

 

By Adeboye  Amosu

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COMMENTS

WORDPRESS: 7
  • New set of rules to be a super eagles player from 2020.
    1. Must be playing in eurochampions league.europa league
    2 must be in a team in caf champions league .
    3 Asia champion league team player
    4 exceptional qualies players if not in above team
    5. Priority as first eleven week in week out in premier league in western europe in case of reserves Players.
    6 for goalkeepers as in 5 above.

     
    • By results this week our SE will look like this:

      Victor Osimhen

      Umar Sadiq Iyayi Atiemwen Dennis Bonaventure

      Azubuike Okechukwu Mikel Agu

      Bryan Idowu

      Uzoho

      With the likes of Kalu, Chukwueze, Iwobi, Omeruo, Troost, Collins, Aina, Awaziem and co filling in the gaps by virtue of being in premier league teams (priority 4 or 5)but not champions nor in European Champoins or Europa leagues.

       
    • All jesters should ship off. Go to your fan sites in Ghana or SA. Don’t even play with the name of Oga Rohr. This is not the site for fake people, Ghana-must-go go. 

       
  • Riot act. I think. Big trouble for some players ooo.

     
  • Chairmanfemi 10 months ago

    NEWS ALERT!!!

    Sadiq Umar Makes Europa League Team Of The Week After Brace For Partizan Beograd

    The top scorer for Nigeria U23 at the Rio 2016 Olympics Sadiq Umar has been rewarded for his brace in the Europa League for Partizan Beograd in their 2-1 win over Astana with a spot in the team of the week, Owngoalnigeria.com reports.

    Umar who is on loan to the Serbian side from Italian Serie A side Roma struck both goals for his team to increase his goal count for the season to seven in nine games in all competitions.
    The brace has not gone unnoticed by the technical team of European football governing body UEFA as he has been handed a spot in their weekly team of the week, usually compiled after round of games in the tournament which is Europe’s second club tournament when compared to the UEFA Champions League.

    Jololo as Sadiq is called by close friends and associates made the two man attack of the team of the week alongside PSV Eindhoven forward Donyell Malen. Both players got a brace in the round of games that was played yesterday.

    Arsenal forward Gabriel Martinelli who scored a brace as well was also handed a spot in the team of the week but as part of the midfielders behind the duo of Sadiq and Malen
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    Guys, 9 games=7 goals no be joke! This guy deserves a look in the National team. Let’s clamour for SADIQ’s inclusion in our upcoming fixture. He truly Worths it.

     
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      Those against say no .ñnno

      THE iiiiiiiiiii have it.
      The entice committe should hereby sent a letter of invitation and 2wày flight ticket to Singapore and back to club Base be4 Monday 7th before we go on recess on Tuesday 8th to the said player.thankU.