Nigerian Connection Topping The Europa Conference League scorers Table

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The top three scorers in the Europa Conference league all have something in common, Nigerian roots.

Tammy Abraham of Roma, Collins Yira Sor of Slavia Prague and Cyriel Dessers of Fenyoord.

Tammy plays national team football for England is on seven goals, while Sor and Dessers play for Nigeria and are on six goals each.

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Slavia Praha faces Fenyoord in the quarter-final first-leg game, with Collins Sor scoring his sixth goal of the campaign.

He wasn’t the only Nigerian on the scoring sheet, as Peter Olayinka also got on one in a 3-3 stalemate.

 Dessers came into the game as a substitute.

Cyriel Dessers and Collin Sor Nigerian Roots

Collins Sor is a youth international with the 2019 U20, while Dessers is a full international with the super eagles.

Dessers has one cap and recently moved on loan to Fenyoord to get more playing time.

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He is on the books of Belgian Super Liga club, Genk.

However, Collins Sor took a long road to the top after a slow start with the Flying Eagles.

A move to Slavia Prague has changed his fortune playing alongside Nigerian international Olayinka.

Tammy Abraham

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Meanwhile, England international Tammy refused entreaties as he chose the three Lions over Nigeria.

A new life at Roma for the former Chelsea star allowing him to improve.

 

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