Nigerian Players Scorecard: Samuel Kalu, Jamilu Collins on losing end, Awaziem missing in action.


Nigerian stars across the globe were in action for their various clubs on Wednesday night. Here is how they fared in their outings.

Super Eagles defender Jamilu Collins was in action for SC Paderborn for the entire duration of the match as they lost 2 – 0 away from home to SSV Jahn Regensburg in the German Bundesliga 2 on Wednesday. Paderborn is currently ninth on the Bundesliga 2 table on 28 points 12 points adrift of first placed Hamburger on 40 points after 19 games.


Super Eagles winger Samuel Kalu played all 90 minutes against Strasbourg on Wednesday in the French Ligue 1 but was unable to prevent his team from falling 3 – 2 away from home. Kalu has scored twice for the French club in all competition in 2019.


Nigerian striker Paul Onuachu scored an 89th minute goal as FC Midtijlland came from two goals behind to beat FC Astana 4 -2 away from home in an international club friendly match played on Wednesday. The Nigerian star moved to the Danish football outfit in 2012.


Super Eagles defender Chidozie Awaziem was unlisted for FC Porto in their 3 – 0 defeat of Belenenses in the Portuguese Primeira Liga on Wednesday night. The Nigerian star has been unable to break into the team since returning from his loan deal to French side Nantes in 2018.


Combative Nigerian midfielder Mikel Agu was in action for Vitoria Setubal as they played out a 1 – 1 draw against Sporting Lisbon in a league game on Wednesday night. The Eagles star was the first in his team to be shown the yellow card for a bookable offence in the 27th minute of the encounter.


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