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Eze Sparkles On Crystal Palace Debut Vs Charlton Athletic

Eze Sparkles On Crystal Palace Debut Vs Charlton Athletic

Eberechi Eze shone on his Crystal Palace debut as the Eagles cruised to a 3-0 win over Charlton in a pre-season clash with their south London rivals.

Eze completed his £19.5m move from Queens Park Rangers on Friday and came straight into the starting XI at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon.

The 22-year-old enjoyed a promising first 45 minutes for his new side, combining well with Andros Townsend and Wilfried Zaha and injecting plenty of energy into Roy Hodgson’s attack.

Jordan Ayew struck the post in the first-half but Palace were unable to break the deadlock in the first period. Ayew found the target in the second, however, tapping home from close range after 62 minutes from a Zaha cross.

Ayew doubled the lead shortly after, firing into the roof of the net after neat build-up play from the hosts.

Zaha wrapped up the win late on with a fine individual effort, skinning two Charlton defenders inside the box before lashing home.

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  • Vince 4 years ago

    Thank goodness he did not score

    • Which kain prayer be this one nah!!! There is no hard feeling about him shunning naija 

  • Glory 4 years ago

    @ Vince, I truly understand your disappointment at these set of players turning their back on Nigeria. But please let’s not wish them bad. Truth is Nigeria will not miss a Messi talkless of Eze or Tammy or whatever. Nigeria is too massively blessed with talent to miss any player. We have not won the world cup, definitely not because we are short of talents but purely because of football management. THESE PLAYERS NEED US AND NOT THE OTHER WAY ROUND. JUST LET THEM BE IS THE WAY.

    • Franklin 4 years ago

      Your opinion is in tandem with mine bro. Nigeria is bigger than any no matter who he is!

  • Edoman 4 years ago

    Why would you care for a girl who says NO to you ?

  • Empire 4 years ago

    My gut feelings keep on telling me that Eze will play for Nigeria…. With the likes of Zaha, who once played for England, Jordan Ayew and host of other African players in Crystal Palace, NFF can make use of those players to influence Eze…. It took a passionate appeal from Drogba to convince Zaha… What nff needs at the moment that will possibly work like magic, is to constitute a panel of Ex-super eagles players, in the likes of Kanu Nwankwo, Jay-Jay, Finidi, Olisa, Yobo, & Amokachi  to be saddled with the responsibility of getting most our exciting  foreign young players to play for us, not just Eze  and Saka alone… No other country in Africa or in the world loses their foreign born players like Nigeria does, simply because we don’t have strong front to get them to play for us….With all due respect to other players, we need thé like of Eze, Saka and others…

    • Bro, that’s not necessary, any player that will play for us must done so willingly. Persuading them like that will bring a huge arrogant and indiscipline behavior within the such players. We are never short of talents, our problem is how to annex them. Those players should ask the likes of Fashanu, Nedum Onuoha, Gabby Agbonlahon, Solanke, Jordan Ibe, Sidney Sam, Patrick owoboyela, etc.

  • JimmyBall 4 years ago

    … Only African players sellout easily where they are not even respected. Look at the case of Tomori… that guy will live to regret denying Nigeria… He has no chance with England and now Canada being a proud people won’t even remember him…

  • KangA 4 years ago

    These guys need naija more than naija needs them, for sure. And they are so myopic that they are not even aware of the ultimate prize awaiting them–their names entering the history books, side by side with kings and heads of states, though I sometimes feel ashamed to be associated with our ‘leaders.

  • This CSN page is not doing us any favor atall….

    The young man is not ready to serve his father land and u pple keep on bringing his news up here….
    How much has his team(agent) paid u pple for this???

    Imagine a player willingly rushing with wholeheart to play for U21 team of england and CSN is here taking him serious….

    I repeat, how much has EZE & his agent paid u pple that u pple would not allow us rest with his news???

    Is he better than our CHUKWUEZE, OSIMHEM, NDIDI that are raking EUROPE???

    England that this young man is serving don’t even carry news relating to this young man the way we do….
    Are we not becoming childish while making fools of ourselves???

    CSN pls save our faces now; biko…

    Is our CHUKWUEZE, OSIMHEN, NDIDI, MOSES SIMON, ARIBALL, SANUSI, MAJA, KALU et all not making things happen in europe again???

    Pls give us news relating to this humble lads that are ready to serve their father land and forget about those unpatriotic foreign borns…

  • Stiles 4 years ago

    The kind of importance being attached to these foreign players amazes me.We can keep going after these players and they’ll keep shunning us.non of these players are up to the standard of our talents here if only we harness them.only some fragments of our population resides in Europe and European F.A keep producing quality players because their structures are good.They get these players young and nurture them only for us to come and claim them.The structure of our super eagles is made up of players we discovered and nurtured ourselves.look at the super eagles,if you see outstanding qualities they’re our home grown players.Ndidi,Chukweze, Osimhen,Iheanacho,Simon. Even the glorious olimpic 96′ sects are dominantly home grown.Anything apart from that are leftovers.When a player is so good and bred foreign he would most likely play for them.

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