Saturday round-up of Foreign Nigerian players


Super Eagles’ striker, Victor Osimhen scored for Charleroi in Belgian league, his second league goal of the season but could not move Sporting Charleroi to all three points as they fell 2-1 away to Cercle Brugge.

In Spain, The Super Eagles player Kenneth Omeruo of Leganes CD came in at 29 minutes into the game Leganes against Rayo Vallecano that ended in a 1- 0 victory for CD Leganes. Omeruo was rock solid when he was introduced into the match.

The Nigerian born Changchun Yatai player Odion Igalo netted his 20th goalscoring a brace in Changchun Yatai’s 3-3 draw away at Tianjin Teda the presence of his fellow compatriot Mikel Obi was missing .

In England, Success Isaac of Watford was on from the 45 minutes of the second half to suffer a terrible defeat 4-0 loss at home as Bournemouth trashed Watford in their home.

While Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfred Ndidi of Leicester City had an unpleasant day as the fell to Everton at home. Kelechi’s assist brought about the equalizer as his club Leicester but could not resist the stubborn Everton who won Leicester city at home 2-1.

Also in England, Eze Eberechi of Queen Rangers Park(QRP) was up against Derby County in the match that ended 1-1 , while
Osayi-Samuel of QRP too was an unused substitute in the match.

In Italy , Bologna player Orji Okwonkwo came off the bench, but could not spare the blushes of Bologna as they fell 1-0 away at Cagliari.

While William Troost-Ekong of Udinese in Italy was on for the entire match duration for Udinese, as they lost from painfully to Juventus 2-0.

In the Swedish Allsvenskan as both Moses Ogbu and Chinedu Obasi went head to head in a game involving IK Sirius and IF Elfsborg in tough match that ended in 6 goals thriller. In which Moses ogbu of Sirius scored a brace at 34th and 72nd minutes of the game.

In Germany Anthony Ujah of Mainz O5 came off the bench for the 5th time this season, as Mainz 05 share a barren draw at home to Hertha Berlin.

In Croatia Muhammad Musa of Gorica was on for an exciting 90 minutes action in the match against Rijeka that ended in a 2-1 victory for Gorica while Godfrey Oboabona of same club Gorica watched preceding from the bench.

The Nigerian born Galatasaray player of Turkey Henry onyekuru was in a fantastic form for 85 minutes before being substituted in the match against Antalyaspor that ended in a lone goal away victory for Galatasaray.

Super eagles player Shehu Abdullahi was in a wonderful display for 90 minutes after recovering from injury as he’s club Bursapor defeated Ankaragucu 1-0 at home.

In Israel, John Ogu played all 90 minutes for Hapoel Beer Sheva who ended their miserable run of five matches without a win by defeating Maccabi Petach Tikva 4-1.

In Slovakia Zubairu Abdul of AS Trencin was active for 78 minutes as his club suffered defeat at home to Michalovc in the match that ended 2-1.

While his fellow compatriot Maduka Christopher Udeh was an unused substitute in the match ViOn Zlate Moravce against Dun. Streda that ended 1-0 defeat.


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