Ahmed Musa joins European Conference League side

Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa has completed his move to Sivasspor on a two-year contract, moments after leaving Fatih Karagümrük on mutual consent.

The former Leicester forward signed his deal on Friday and will now increase the numbers of Nigerians in the Europa Conference League.

Leke James and Musa Olanrewaju Kayode, who was on loan from Shakhtar Donetsk last season, played for the Turkish club last season and that means the 29-year-old will be newest member of the squad. 

According to reports, the head coach of Sivasspor, Riza Calimbay is believed to have personally requested for the Nigerian’s signature. Musa made 37 Turkish league appearances and managed to score seven times.

Musa is Nigeria’s top scorer at the World Cup, and has also scored 88 times in 354 games at the club level. He has more than 100 appearances under his belt as an international.

Yusuf Bamidele off to Portugal

Portuguese Primera Liga side Estoril Praia have confirmed the capture of Nigerian winger Yusuf Bamidele from Slovakian side Spartak Trnava.

Bamidele was previously on the books of Nigerian academy Jazzy Stars FC before joining Slovakian side Spartak Trnava in 2020. 

The left-winger made 97 appearances for the club, registering 23 goals and twelve assists. Bamidele has helped Spartak Trnava with five goals and two assists in eleven games this campaign before his move.

His performances have not gone unnoticed, as Portuguese top-flight side, Estoril Praia have confirmed that they have secured Bamidele’s services. 

Bamidele will turn attention to Portugal with the hope of maintaining his form and help his side achieve more excellent results. Estoril have seven points after four league games this season.

The Super Eagles-hopeful attacker is the 14th signing at the club this summer. 

 

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