RelatedPosts Super Eagles soar on FIFA ranking FIFA ranking: Nigeria moves up by two spots, now world 29th Omeruo welcomes second child Turkish super Lig champions Galatasaray have reportedly expressed their desire to sign Nigeria International, Henry Onyekuru, on a permanent deal from French Ligue 1 side, AS Monaco.According to Fanatik, Galatasaray is looking to buy the Super Eagles forward for a fee around €8 million to €10 million, but the Turkish super Lig giants are looking to sell some of their fringe players to finance the move. Greek giants Olympiacos is also interested in signing Onyekuru this summer.The 23-year-old Nigeria international struggled for regular playing time at AS Monaco with the likes of Wissam Ben Yedder, Islam Slimani and Gelson Martins ahead of him in the packing order.The Versatile winger rejoined Galatasaray on loan in January and scored one goal in seven Turkish super Lig appearances for Galatasaray before the season was suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic.Tags: AS MonacoFanatikGalatasaraySuper EaglesWissam Ben Yedder
India’s campaign at the $275,000 Japan Open Superseries came to an end as world No.8 shuttler Parupalli Kashyap was knocked out in the men’s singles quarterfinal on Friday.The World No.8 lost 14-21, 18-21 to Chinese Taipei’s sixth seed Chou Tien Chen in just 42 minutes at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium. Kashyap was the lone Indian who entered the quarterfinals after Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth and HS Prannoy lost their respective second round matches on Thursday.With win over Kashyap, Chou Tien Chen levelled things up 2-2 in their career meetings.Chen was the aggressor right from the start as the sixth seed gathered five consecutive points in the first game compared to Kashyaps’s three. Among total 35 points played in the game, Chen grabbed 21 to go 1-0 up in the match in style.The Indian came back strongly in the second game but his opponent from Chinese Taipei was too good for him. With six consecutive points the sixth seed surged ahead into the semifinals winning 21 points out of 39 played.Chou Tien Chen will play the winner of the other last-eight clash between seventh seed Viktor Axelsen of Denmark and unseeded Korean Lee Dong Keun.