Nigerian players have continued to impress in their respective clubs as shown during the weekend in major leagues across Europe.
In Belgium, Nigeria’s hottest property, Henry Onyekuru netted in the 13th minute as his club, Eupen drew 3-3 with Kortrijk.
In the English premier league, Isaac Success came in for Amrabat in the 67th minute as Hull city beat Watford 2-0.
At the Olympic stadium Ademola Lookman came in for Gana Gueye in Everton’s 0-0 draw against West Ham.
In the English Championship, Tammy Abraham continued his rich veins of form when he scored in the 53rd minute to help Bristol City overcome Barnsley 3-2.
Former Super Eagles midfielder, Omatsone Aluko played for 77 mins in Fulham’s 4-1 win over Huddersfield.
In the FA Cup, Victor Moses played a pivotal role in helping Chelsea thrash Tottenham 4-2 and qualify for the final.
In the second semi-final, Kelechi Iheancho came on as a late substitute for Manchester City while Alex Iwobi did not feature as Arsenal progressed to the final after beating Man City 2-1.
In the French Ligue 1, former Super Eagles goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama was absent in Lille’s 3-0 win over Guingamp.
In Germany, Leon balogun was introduced in the 52nd minute for Daniel Brosinki as Mainz05 held Bayern Munich to a 2-2 draw.
In the Italian Serie A, Nigerian starlet Orji Okonkwo came in for Bologna in the 72nd mins in their 3-2 loss to Atalanta.
In Serie B, Jerry Mbakaogu was substituted for Jelenic in the 56th minute after he was booked in the 54th as Carpi ended up losing the game 4-1 to Cittadella.
In Turkey, three Nigerians were in action for Rizespor, Geoffrey Oboabona, Nosa Igiebor and Bright Edomwonyi. Igiebor was substituted for Aynaoglu while Bright was red carded. The game ended 3-3 against Istanbul Basekhir.
Super eagles midfielder Onazi Ogenyi played all 90mins as Trabzonspor defeated Antalyaspor 3-0.
In the battle of two Nigerians, Aminu Umar played for Osmalispor as they beat Kenneth Omeruo’s Alanyaspor 1-0.
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Written by Chineze Ogugua