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Nigeria and OGC Nice of France attacking machine, Terem Moffi will hope to increase his goals scoring spree when they welcome Olympique Merseille in the Ligue 1 on Saturday. Moffi scored Nigeria’s opening goal against Mozambique in the international friendly encounter olayed in Portugal on Monday.

His French clubside enter the weekend up in second position with an unbeaten start still under their belt, while despite a chaotic few months for Marseille, they remain in a strong position at this early stage.

Nottingham Forest will be without their Nigerian star striker Taiwo Awoniyi while they will be looking to end a four-game winless run in the Premier League when they play host to Luton Town at the City Ground on Saturday afternoon. Awoniyi is down with a groin injury and still
requires some weeks on the sidelines.Nottingham Forest currently sit 14th in the table, While Luton find themselves four places and five points further back in 17th after eight games

Similarly Napoli of Italy’s Victor Osimhen has been ruled out for up to six weeks with a hamstring injury sustained on Nigeria duty last week. Napoli will definitely miss him when they travel for an away encounter against Hellas Verona.

Having headed into the international break with back-to-back losses, Napoli will try to steady the ship on Saturday, Following defeats to Real Madrid and Fiorentina, the Serie A champions resume action at Stadio Bentegodi, where Hellas have won only once in the league this season.

Wolfsburg will be looking to return to winning ways when they host Victor Boniface inspired Bayer Leverkusen in the Bundesliga on Saturday. Leverkusen, meanwhile, headed into the international break top of the table after claiming 19 points from their opening seven games. Victor Boniface will be hoping to add to his growing goal scoring tally.

Boniface has scored 7 goals in 7 matches so far in the Bundesliga 2023/2024 season. 5 of the 7 goals were scored at home while he scored 2 goals at away.

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