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CAF, Ajax Celebration Ex-Eagles Star Babangida At 47

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) and Dutch giant Ajax Amsterdam have sent birthday greetings to former Super Eagles winger Tijani Babangida, reports.
CAF and Ajax took to their verified Twitter handles to send out the birthday wishes.
According to CAF:”Happy Birthday to the former Nigerian international Tijani Babangida! 

“Have a nice day!”

While Ajax wrote:”Happy birthday, Tijani Babangida.”
Born in Kaduna, Nigeria, at the age of 17, Babangida left local club Niger Tornadoes to sign with Dutch Eredivisie side Roda JC in 1991, after performing well at the All-Africa Games that same year.
Babangida was loaned out to Roda’s league rivals VVV-Venlo until the end of the season. Babangida made a total of six league appearances, scoring three times in the 1991–92 season. 
Despite Venlo’s relegation to, Babangida remained at the club for another year.
Babangida received his breakthrough in the 1992–93 season as he scored 16 goals, helping Venlo to achieve promotion to Eredivisie.  
The following season, he returned to Roda, immediately becoming a first-team regular and made a total of 29 league appearances for Roda that season, scoring 11 goals.
He joined Ajax in the summer of 1996 in a long-anticipated €5 million move, appeared in 29 league games, scoring four goals in his first season with Ajax. 
He went on to play an important role in Ajax’s European campaign, scoring the winning goal in the second leg of the UEFA Champions League encounter with Atlético Madrid that put Ajax through to the semi-finals of the competition.
In 1994, he made his Super Eagles debut, appeared at the 2000 and 2002 AFCONs and the 1998 World Cup in France.
Also, he was a member of the Dream Team that won the gold medal at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics.
By James Agberebi 
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Europa League: Osimhen Sent Off In Napoli’s Win At Sociedad; Olayinka’s Goal Secures Win For Slavia Prague vs Leverkusen

Victor Osimhen was sent off in Napoli’s 1-0 win at Real Sociedad, in their Group F Europa League game, reports.
Osimhen, who came on in the 61st minute, was shown a second yellow card in two minutes of added time.
He was adjudged to have raised his elbow on Sociedad’s Le Normand when he jumped for the ball.

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He had the ball in the net on 86 minutes, but it was disallowed, because Mario Rui slipped on the free kick and touched it with both feet, effectively neutralising the set play. 
Napoli’s goal was scored by Matteo Politano in the 56th minute which was their first after two games played.
The Serie A club are on three points and occupy third position in the group.
In Group C, Nigerian forward Peter Olayinka was the hero for Slavia Prague who beat visiting Bayer Leverkusen 1-0.
Olayinka netted the only goal of the game with 10 minutes left for Slavia League’s first win in the group.
Leverkusen were reduced to 10 men following the sending off of Karim Bellarabi in the 22nd minute.
Slavia Prague are third on three points, same points as the other three clubs in the group.
In Scotland, Leon Balogun and Joe Aribo featured for Rangers who edged Lech Poznan 1-0 in Group D.
While Balogun played for 90 minutes, Aribo came on in the 69th minute.
A 68th minute goal by Alfredo Morelos secured the win for Rangers which was their second in the group.
They are second on six points and are behind group leaders Benfica also on six points.
Other results saw Molde pipped Rapid Wien 1-0 with Norwegian-born Nigerian forward Ohi Anthony Omoijuanfo scoring, Arsenal thrashed Dundalk 3-0 and Granada, without Ramon Azeez, held to a goalless draw at home by PAOK.
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Turkish Süper Lig — Starting Elevens GW7

Turkish Süper Lig — Starting Elevens GW7
Do you want to know who’s most likely to play in GW7 of Turkey Fantasy? You’re in the right place!

We know everybody needs a bit of help when picking their teams and we are here to erase most of the doubts you might have about who you should pick for this gameweek.
Below are the predicted lineups for the 20 teams of Turkey Fantasy that will enter the pitch for Gameweek 7.
This is the place where you‘ll always find the best predictions of starting elevens, players that are injured, doubtful to go into the game or that are simply unavailable for this gameweek. Yes, we know, we’ve done all the homework for you!

Last update: October 29Next fixture: @ Göztepe , Saturday at 16:00Injured: Doubtful: Unavailable:

Last update: October 29Next fixture: vs. Fenerbahçe , Monday at 20:00Injured: Jean Armel Drole, Serdar Gürler, Bahadır Öztürk, Fredy, Hakan Özmert, Doğukan SinikDoubtful: Eren AlbayrakUnavailable: Sidney Sam (banned), Amilton (banned)

BB Erzurumspor
Last update: October 29Next fixture: @ Fatih Karagümrük , Friday at 20:00Injured: Oltan Karakullukçu, Kaan Kanak, Ömer Şişmanoğlu, Arvydas NovikovasDoubtful: Unavailable:

Last update: October 29Next fixture: vs. Yeni Malatyaspor , Sunday at 19:00Injured: Georges-Kevin N’Koudou, Ajdin Hasic, Atakan ÜnerDoubtful: Unavailable: Jeremain Lens, Douglas, Tyler Boyd, Nicolas Isimat-Mirin, Josef de Souza (banned)

Çaykur Rizespor
Last update: October 29Next fixture: vs. Kayserispor , Sunday at 13:30Injured: Doubtful: Fernando AndradeUnavailable: Aminu Umar, Ismael Diomande, Dimitrios Chatziisaias

Last update: October 29Next fixture: No match this weekInjured: Doubtful: Unavailable:
Fatih Karagümrük
Last update: October 29Next fixture: vs. BB Erzurumspor , Friday at 20:00Injured: Cristobal JorqueraDoubtful: Vato ArveladzeUnavailable: Jimmy Durmaz (banned)

Last update: October 29Next fixture: @ Antalyaspor , Monday at 20:00Injured: Doubtful: Diego Perotti, Ferdi Kadıoğlu, Mame Thiam, Serdar AzizUnavailable:

Last update: October 29Next fixture: vs. Ankaragücü , Saturday at 19:00Injured: Fernando Muslera, Younes Belhanda, Martin LinnesDoubtful: Unavailable: Valentine Ozornwafor, Radamel Falcao (banned)

Last update: October 29Next fixture: @ Gençlerbirliği , Saturday at 13:30Injured: Andre FelipeDoubtful: Unavailable:

Last update: October 29Next fixture: vs. Gaziantep FK , Saturday at 13:30Injured: Doubtful: Salih Dursun, Giovanni SioUnavailable:

Last update: October 29Next fixture: vs. Alanyaspor , Saturday at 16:00Injured: Doubtful: Stefano Napoleoni, Alpaslan ÖztürkUnavailable:

Last update: October 29Next fixture: vs. Sivasspor , Monday at 20:00Injured: Doubtful: Adama Traore, Abdurrahman CanlıUnavailable:

İstanbul Başakşehir
Last update: October 29Next fixture: @ Konyaspor , Sunday at 16:00Injured: Caicara, Okechukwu AzubuikeDoubtful: Uğur Uçar, Nacer ChadliUnavailable:

Last update: October 29Next fixture: @ Trabzonspor , Friday at 20:00Injured: Doubtful: Gerard GohouUnavailable:

Last update: October 29Next fixture: @ Rizespor , Sunday at 13:30Injured: Doubtful: Harrison ManzalaUnavailable: Cristian Sapunaru (banned), Daniel Avramowski

Last update: October 29Next fixture: vs. Istanbul Başakşehir , Sunday at 16:00Injured: Marin Anicic, Volkan Fındıklı, Uğur Demirok, Amir HadziahmetovicDoubtful: Unavailable: Serkan Kırıntılı

MKE Ankaragücü
Last update: October 29Next fixture: @ Galatasaray , Saturday at 19:00Injured: Jonathan BolingiDoubtful: Unavailable: Ante Kulusic, Alper Potuk (banned)
Note: There are 7 players whose covid-19 tests are positive in MKE Ankaragücü. However, the names of the players are not officially announced. So, be careful for the player picks from MKE Ankaragücü.

Last update: October 29Next fixture: @ Hatayspor , Monday at 20:00Injured: Aaron Appindangoye, Erdoğan Yeşilyurt, Marcelo Goiano Doubtful: Unavailable: Armin Djerlek

Last update: October 29Next fixture: vs. Kasımpaşa , Friday at 20:00Injured: Anders TrondsenDoubtful: Abdülkadir ParmakUnavailable: Caleb Ekuban, Hüseyin Türkmen

Yeni Malatyaspor
Last update: October 29Next fixture: @ Beşiktaş , Sunday at 19:00Injured: Doubtful: Adem BüyükUnavailable:

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Turkish Süper Lig — Gameweek 7

Turkish Süper Lig — Gameweek 7
No ideas? No problem, we’ll give you a hand. Take a peak into the best transfer options for GW7.

Below you’ll find the crème de la crème of this week’s fantasy studs, provided to you by the masterminds behind Fantezi Futbol Türkiye.
Flash Players
Mbaye Diagne (Galatasaray, Forward)
There is a former top-goalscorer waiting in the substitutes behind Radamel Falcao, he is Mbaye Diagne. His 30 goals in 2018–2019 Turkish Süper Lig season gave him the title as “Top Non-Turkish Goalscorer in League History”. Despite his success on the pitch, his disciplinary problems prevented him to pursue his career in Galatasaray in the following season. At the beginning of the new season, he made a fresh start for his club by re-joining. However, world class scorer Falcao is the first choice of Fatih Terim. Diagne played just for 138 minutes in 5 league games. He has scored two goals in European League so far this season. Diagne will most probably be on the field in starting elevens this week since Falcao is banned. He is also the most powerful candidate to take a possible penalty kick.
Anthony Nwakaeme (Trabzonspor, Midfielder)
Anthony Nwakaeme has already been one of the fantasy football heroes with his performance in two consecutive years. (10 goals & 10 assists in 2018–2019 and 11 goals & 6 assists in 2019–2020 season.) He made a bad start for his 3rd year together with his team mates and scored just 1 goal so far in the league. He is expected to play a leading role against Kasımpaşa to alter the course of his team.

Papy Djilobodji (Gaziantep FK, Defender)
Senegalese defender started his Turkish Süper Lig career last year. He was paid attention by the football authorities with his performance in Gaziantep FK. He scored 6 goals, made 2 assists and got 5 clean sheets last season. He was one of the most favourite players of fantasy football fans last year since he played out-of-position in some games. He is also very capable inside the box during the dead ball situations. He is one of the clean sheet candidates of the week against Gençlerbirliği who are the least scorer team so far. He can also earn more points with possible goals or assists.

Loic Remy (Ç.Rizespor, Forward)
Together with Alanyaspor’s Davidson, who was one of our recommendations last week, Loic Remy shares the hat-trick goalscorers throne. French striker made an impressive debut to Turkish Süper Lig with 5 goals in 6 games. Especially in Ankaragücü game, he gave the impression that he will be one of the fantasy football heroes with his hat-trick in 23 minutes. He will be one of the top picks this week against Kayserispor considering also that he is the first option for penalty kicks in Rizespor.
Dimitrios Pelkas (Fenerbahçe, Midfielder)
Pelkas played 4 games for PAOK in Champions League Elimination Rounds at the beginning of the season and he scored 2 goals in these games. After his PAOK adventure, he joined Fenerbahçe afterwards and scored one goal in 3 games. In these 3 games, he played in different positions and proved that he is a versatile player. As the team leader in shots per game statistics (3 shots per game), he should be considered as one of the top picks of the week against Antalyaspor.
Surprise Pick
Pedro Henrique (Kayserispor, Midfielder)
After the leave of Bernard Mensah, Pedro Henrique became the leader player of Kayserispor. He is generally the most picked player in the games which Kayserispor is close to win. Brazilian made 10 goals and 1 assist performance last season. He missed the first two games of the season because of injury. He played 45 minutes in the previous game and finished the game with 1 goal and 1 penalty earning with 3 shots. It seems that he has recently started the season and more is expected from him.
Recommended Teams for Player Picks
Galatasaray will play Ankaragücü, which is one of the weakest teams in Süper Lig this season in terms of squad quality. In addition to that, Ankaragücü has 7 covid-19 positive players. Until the last minute, we should expect a postpone from this game. If there is no postponment, then it is better to pick as much Galatasaray player as possible for this game.
Considering the depth and quality of the squad, Fenerbahçe is the most powerful candidate for winning the title this season. The team played very impressively in the second half of Trabzonspor game and showed how strong they are. They are very close to win against Antalyaspor who have 6 injured and 2 banned players this week.

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