Wale Musa Alli is one of a number of promising young Nigerians that are earning their stripes all across Europe. The 19-year old left winger, who was born in Lagos, is a graduate of Greensprings School, Lekki and is currently on the books of Austrian second tier side, SKU Amstetten where he continues to impress. EaglesTracker caught up with him this week as he shared his experiences on life in Europe and his future aspirations. Continue reading INTERVIEW: Wale Musa Alli On His European Adventure
Every young footballer in Nigeria dreams of playing in Europe, and Afeez Aremu was no different. Born and raised in Ibadan into a footballing family, he worked towards becoming the best player he could be. The former Awka United midfielder joined Norwegian side IK Start in 2018, and has experienced success in his two seasons in Europe so far.
The 20-year old midfielder helped the club regain promotion to the Norwegian top-flight and his impressive performances earned him a recent transfer to FC St. Pauli in the German 2. Bundesliga.
EaglesTracker spoke briefly with Aremu to get his thoughts on the transfer, and preview the upcoming 2020/2021 season.
Read the exclusive interview below.
AFEEZ AREMU INTERVIEW
Q: Congratulations on your move to FC St. Pauli Afeez, how excited are you to be moving to Germany ?
A: I’m so excited to move to Germany because it’s what I’ve been dreaming and working towards. I’m so happy that I earned it.
Q: What prompted your decision to leave IK Start after two seasons with the club ?
A: Well, I had a two wonderful seasons at IK Start. I met the good people of the city, my teammates, coaching staff and also the fans. Every footballer wants to take a good step in their career and I think this is a good step for mine. That’s why I didn’t take too much time to decide on joining FC St. Pauli.Embed from Getty Images
Afeez has already hit the ground running since joining St Pauli, featuring in two friendly matches as the side prepare for their season opener on Sunday, when they take on SV Elvsberg in the DFB Pokal.Continue reading “Afeez Aremu excited by the opportunity to play in Germany”
Chidera Ejuke is one of the most exciting Nigerian players to watch since Okocha.
EaglesTracker spoke with him shortly after his CSKA Moscow debut, to get his thoughts on the club so far, and his decision to make the move to Russia. Continue reading Chidera Ejuke Interview: Ahmed Musa left a legacy at CSKA Moscow and I hope to contribute to mine
Raised in an athletic family, 23-year old American-born forward, Patricia George always dreamt of playing football professionally. She signed her first professional contract in January 2020, with BV Cloppenburg, and scored twice on her debut. It would seem like the perfect start to life as a pro, until the coronavirus pandemic forced the cancellation of the season with Patricia having only made two appearances and out of contract. Back to square one.
Patricia finally completed a move to SC Sand in July 2020, and has now been unveiled as a member of the German Bundesliga 1 club. She spoke exclusively with EaglesTracker ahead of the upcoming season.Continue reading “Patricia George joins SC Sand: Time to Shine ?”
22-year old striker, Taiwo Awoniyi spent the 2019/2020 season with German Bundesliga club, FSV Mainz, on loan from newly-crowned English Premier League champions, Liverpool. In Part 1 of his exclusive with Ayotunde Ogala for EaglesTracker, he discussed some of the challenges he faced while out on loan. “Same energy, same intensity, same passion every week, and imagine from August till March before the Covid19 pandemic … Continue reading I think I should have left Mainz in January – Taiwo Awoniyi
EaglesTracker Exclusive by Ayotunde Ogala 22-year old forward, Taiwo Awoniyi signed as a Liverpool player in 2015. The 2013 FIFA U17 World Cup winner spent the 2019/2020 on loan at FSV Mainz. Following the conclusion of the league season, he spoke exclusively with Ayotunde Ogala of EaglesTracker about his loan spell, and time with the German Bundesliga club. Asked about his general outlook on the … Continue reading It took passion, courage and the help of God in Mainz – Taiwo Awoniyi
by Ayotunde Ogala (1 min ago) 22-year old Super Falcons forward, Chinaza Uchendu recently joined Swedish Obos Damallsvenskan side, Linkopings FC, fresh off the backs of success with SC Braga in Portugal. “I feel very excited. This is what i have always wanted, a very competitive league where i can improve myself and Linkopings is one of the best teams in the Swedish league so … Continue reading Super Falcons forward excited to join one of Sweden’s best teams
20-year old centre-back, Igoh Ogbu completed a permanent transfer to Sogndal IL in Norway from Rosenborg on Sunday, and he spoke exclusively to EaglesTracker about his move. “It’s been a great move and a great decision for me because I was in Rosenborg and [they] have played their part for me. I feel like I need to go and grow to become the best player … Continue reading Nigeria U20 defender speaks on his ambitions following transfer
by Ayotunde Ogala (2 min read) AFCON 2013 champion, Brown Ideye was live with AyoT of Eagles Tracker to discuss a range of topics, including his Summer 2014 move to West Bromwich Albion in the English Premier League. Brown recalls being disappointed about not getting called up to represent the Super Eagles at the 2014 FIFA World Cup saying “At that point I was like, … Continue reading I never wanted the number 9 jersey at West Brom – Brown Ideye
by Ayotunde Ogala (1 min read) LOSC Lille forward, Victor Osimhen spoke with Ayotunde Ogala on Eagles Tracker live, and he told us about the first time he lined up against Neymar and Paris Saint Germain in the French Ligue 1. He recalled a story of how he had seen Neymar when the Nigeria U23 team were to face Brazil U23 in 2016. He said … Continue reading Osimhen describes the feeling playing against Neymar in Ligue 1