Paul Onuachu: Giant Striker Teams Up With Stephen Odey At Racing Genk

first_imgSuper Eagles giant striker Paul Onuachu has teamed up with compatriot Stephen Odey at Racing Genk after Danish side FC Midtjylland accepted a fee that could rise to €7m from the Belgian club.The 25-year old had been a prime target for Racing Genk all summer but differences in both clubs’ valuation of the forward made the deal protracted with FC Midtjylland initially demanding €12m.Both sides have now reached an agreement which will see the Belgian champions pay an initial fee of €6m with an additional million euros to come in bonuses. FC Midtjylland have also inserted a sell-on clause in the deal.The transfer fee involved represents the biggest sum received by a Danish club for a Nigerian player, surpassing the €3.3m fee Midtjylland received when they sold Femi Ajilore to FC Groningen in July 2008.Onuachu, part of Nigeria’s bronze medal-winning side at the 2019 AFCON bagged 22 goals and 6 assists in 40 games for FC Midtjylland last season and has scored 74 goals in 181 matches for FC Midtjylland since he joined in 2012. He has been capped six times by the Super Eagles and has one international goal.RelatedNigerian Stars Set To Light Up 2019/2020 Champions LeagueSeptember 2, 2019In “Nigeria”SD Eibar vs Granada CFJune 30, 2017Similar postFive In Five For Osimhen As Onuachu Breaks Goalscoring DuckSeptember 14, 2019In “Europe”last_img read more

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Miroslav Klose breaks World Cup record

first_img Two more followed in the same tournament, one against Ireland and another against Cameroon. 08/07/2014 As if scoring for Germany against Brazil in Tuesday night’s rout wasn’t enough, Miroslav Klose also overtook Brazilian legend Ronaldo as the highest all-time scorer in the history of the tournament. Klose’s goal against Ghana in the group phase had drew him level with Ronaldo on 15. His first taste of scoring in a World Cup was against Saudi Arabia in 2002 – and not content with one, he smashed in three on that day. Sam Marsden He scored five more at the World Cup in 2006 when Germany hosted the event and four more four years later in South Africa.center_img But while equalling the record was all well and good, the 36-year-old striker will have been much happier to have moved himself clear at the top with 16. Upd. on 09/07/2014 at 00:00 CEST Initially it looked like the chance might have passed, but given a second bite of the cherry he knew exactly where the back of the net was – as he’s proved on so many occasions at previous World Cups. His contract with Lazio expires this summer and he is tipped for one last payday – possibly in America – but before then he’ll have the chance to score his most important goal of all. In the World Cup final.last_img read more

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Pep Guardiola happy with Bayern’s players even though they prepared for Barça with a loss

first_img Barça, meanwhile, have scored 14 goals in their last two matches after they ripped Cordoba apart 8-0 on Saturday afternoon. And the Catalan coach is now thinking about his return to Camp Nou on Wednesday, where he will take his Bayern side for the first leg of their Champions League semi-final.  Upd. at 19:17 Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola was satisifed with his players on Saturday despite the fact they were beaten by Bayer Leverkusen.  Guardiola will sit on the visiting bench at Camp Nou for the first time as a manager of the opposition since he left Barcelona in 2012.  03/05/2015 “Maybe we should have created more chances, but I am happy with my team and the way they plated. The young players did really well.” center_img Sport EN Both sides come into the game in very different form. “It was a really even and competitive game,” Guardiola said about the 2-0 loss to Leverkusen.  Bayern’s defeat to Leverkusen followed their elimination from the German Cup against Borussia Dortmund last Tuesday. CESTlast_img read more

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Jose Mourinho claims Manchester United stars lack maturity

first_img “These people give them too much affection and too many excuses. People mature much more slowly now.” Jose Mourinho says Manchester United young stars lack character and maturity. 23/11/2018 IN SPORT.ES La rajada de Mourinho a las estrellas del Manchester United “We had more men, we were more mature, we were more prepared for life, we were less protected. Nil Congost In an interview with Univision, he said that Luke Shaw, Antony Martial Jesse Lingard and Marcus Rashford are “lacking maturity”. RELATED STORIES “They are spoilt kids now, the kids of today have a different life, an easier environment and I’m talking about the people around the players. “And let me be clear when I say maturity, I mean maturity on a personal level,” he continued. Upd. on 26/11/2018 at 09:19 CET N’Golo Kante renews Chelsea deal until 2023last_img read more

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Warriors run out of steam

first_imgBy RUSSELL BENNETT FOR more than half of their clash with Keysborough on Saturday night, it seemed the Pakenham Warriors…[To read the rest of this story Subscribe or Login to the Gazette Access Pass] Thanks for reading the Pakenham Berwick Gazette. Subscribe or Login to read the rest of this content with the Gazette Digital Access Pass subscription.last_img

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Patto masterclass seals it

first_imgBy Nick Creely VICTORIAN PREMIER CRICKET SEMI FINAL REVIEW Carlton must have nightmares every time Darren Pattinson lets the ball…[To read the rest of this story Subscribe or Login to the Gazette Access Pass] Thanks for reading the Pakenham Berwick Gazette. Subscribe or Login to read the rest of this content with the Gazette Digital Access Pass subscription.last_img

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