Ighalo on target, Ndidi, Ekong & Onazi shine, Awaziem & Omeruo absent


Here is how players invited for the Super Eagles game against Seychelles fared accross the various leagues around the world.

Wilfred Ndidi played the full game for Leicester City when they defeated Southampton 2-1.

Kelechi Iheanacho was substituted in the second half.

Alex Iwobi played 45 minutes in Arsenal’s 3-1 win against West Ham United. The game was Iwobi’s 2nd league appearance for the Gunners this season.

Leon Balogun enjoyed full time action for Brighton & Hove as they lost 1-0 to Liverpool.

Oghenekaro Etebo also played the full game for Stoke City in the Championship. Etebo’s team who were playing at home won 2-0 against Hull City.

Semi Ajayi was part of the Rotherham team that beat Millwall. He played the full game for his team.

Goalkeeper Francis Uzoho wasn’t in the matchday line up for Elche in their 1-1 draw at Osasuna.

In the Chinese Super League, Odion Ighalo was on target for Changchun Yatai who drew 2-2 at home to Hebei.

Newly invited Eagle Jamilu Collins played for the full duration in SC Paderborn’s 2-2 draw at Greuter Furth in the Bundesliga 2.

Young defender Chidozie Awaziem couldn’t make the 18-man squad for Porto who surprisingly lost 3-2 to Vitoria Guimaraes.

Bordeaux won 2-1 against Monaco. Samuel Kalu missed a penalty for Bordeaux.

In Isreal, John Ogu was in action for Hapoel Beer Sheva who drew 1-1 with Ironi Kiryat.

Florentina ruthlessly pummelled Chievo Verona 6-1 in the Serie A. Joel Chukuma Obi climbed off the bench for the Flying Donkeys in the 46th minute.

The presence of Simy Nwankwo failed to inspire Crotone who were thrashed 3-0 by Cittadella.

Ogenyi Onazi was impressive in midfield for Trabzonspor in their 2-2 draw against Ankaragucu.

Kenneth Omeruo wasn’t listed in the Leganes squad that recorded a 2-2 draw at home to Real Sociedad.

Brian Idowu could only make the bench for Lokomotiv Moscow who won 2-1 at home to Anzhi.

Porto lost 2-0 to Penafiel. Kelechi Nwakali couldn’t inspire the second team of Porto.


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