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Swedish League: Saliu Tayo Junior Emerges FBK Balkan Highest Goal scorer ; Rounds up the Season with A goal Against Former Team

Saliu Tayo Junior, an ex-player of Chykap Football Club, Lagos has further proven his nickname “Lion” with a roaring goal against his former team Rosengard FC in their final league game held in Malmo City, Sweden.

The goal against his former team could not save his current team from defeat as they lost 3 – 2, but shows he is a prolific asset in the attacking line of any top-flight team

Saliu featured in 24 league games and 9 cup games and scored 13 goals and 8 assists to become the highest goal scorer and leading marksman in FBK Balkan, Sweden, despite playing mostly as a winger and occasionally as a center forward.

Recall that Saliu was very instrumental to the crowning of FBK Balkan as Champions of the just concluded District Master Cup, which earned them a spot in the FA Cup and hopeful qualification to play in the high profile UEFA Europa League in 2024.

“I am super excited with my performance this season, having scored 13 goals and 8 assists for my team FBK Balkan and hopefully, I get an opportunity to play in a bigger stage next season” – Saliu said.


Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu

Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu popularly known as tobex is the Vice chairman of Sports writers Association of Nigeria , lagos Chapter. She Is also the Media Spokesperson of the Super Falcons of Nigeria. She is an award winning women's football writer. Tobex is also an ex footballer that was privileged to play in the first NFF organised women's league in 1990 as a player of Hamza Queens. Her last club as an active footballer was Ibom Angels as She paved way to further her education years ago. She is a Federal Government scholar , with a degree in Mass communication, a second degree in Public Relations and Advertising (Communication Studies). She is a Wife and Mother.

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