Super Eagles Star Calvin Bassey Suspended For 2 Games in Holland as Reason Emerges

Super Eagles Star Calvin Bassey Suspended For 2 Games in Holland as Reason Emerges

  • Nigerian defender Calvin Bassey was red carded while playing for Ajax last Saturday in the Super Cup
  • And for that reason, the Super Eagles star will be missing his side's next two games in the coming new season
  • Calvin Bassey recently joined Ajax from Rangers and the deal was an impressive one for the Nigerian defender

Super Eagles defender Calvin Bassey has been suspended for two games in Holland after being red carded while playing for Ajax in their Super Cup defeat to PSV Eindhoven.

The 22-year-old defender recently joined Ajax and becomes the highest Nigerian signing in history breaking the record set by former Super Eagles star Taribo West.

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Super Eagles star Calvin Bassey suspended for 2 games. Photo by Patrick Goosen
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Playing against PSV Eindhoven, Calvin Bassey wanted to shine for his team, but the Nigerian had a bad day in office as his team finished the tie with 10 men in the 5-3 defeat.

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When was Calvin Bassey red carded?

The Nigerian player was introduced in the 62nd minute, but only lasted until the 78th minute before he was red carded after a bad tackle against an opponent.

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According to the report on Complete Sports, Calvin Bassey will miss the opening match against Fortuna Sittard on Saturday as well as the home match vs Groningen on August 14.

Taiwo Awoniyi sends strong message to Nigerian fans ahead of new EPL season

Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how Super Eagles striker Taiwo Awoniyi stated clearly that he hopes that he would be able to convince Nigerian fans into supporting Nottingham Forest when the new EPL term start.

The former Liverpool player made the move to Nottingham from German side Union Berlin in a mega deal and he is expected to lead the team's attack next season in the Premier League.

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Gone are the days when Taiwo Awoniyi used to play football on the streets in Kwara state, the striker will have his dream of playing in the Premier League come true.

Taiwo Awoniyi moved to Liverpool in 2015 with the hope of establishing himself in the Premier League, but he was unable to break into the team and was loaned out.

Source: Sports Brief News