Nigerian Players Abroad Over The Weekend


In the French Ligue 1, Victor Osimhen got an assist in Lille’s 3-1 away win against Toulouse. Osimhen assisted Renato Sanches for Lille’s third goal in the 72nd minute.
The game was Osimhen’s 25th league game of the season and has scored 13 goals.

Moses Simon saw action for 90 minutes for Nantes as they end their winless run with a convincing 3-1 win at Marseille. It was his 24th game in the league this season with 5 goals.

In the EPL, Kelechi Iheanacho struggled to make an impact as Leicester City fell to a 1-0 home defeat against Manchester City in their Premier League clash at the King Power Stadium on Saturday.
Iheanacho started the game and was replaced by Harvey Barnes after the break. He has scored three goals in 10 league appearances for the Foxes this season.

In Scotland, Mildfilder Joe Aribo was also on target in Rangers’ 2-2 away draw at St Johnstone. Aribo who was also on target in the 3-2 win against Sporting Braga in the Europa League on Thursday, put Rangers 2-1 up on 71 minutes.
He has now scored nine goals in 43 appearances in all competitions this season.

In Spain, Oghenekaro Etebo featured as Getafe suffered a 3-0 defeat against Sevilla in Sunday’s La Liga game. Etebo was handed starting roles but could not prevent Jose Bordalas’ men from losing in front of their own fans.
Etebo was cautioned in the 34th minute, and he Super Eagles star was replaced 20 minutes after the incident.

Samuel Chukwueze started from the bench for the fourth consecutive league game, as Atletico Madrid claimed a 3-1 win over Chukwueze’s Villarreal in La Liga on Sunday night. He came on for Gerard Moreno on the 64th minute and made three key passes, 14 accurate passes (70%) and won two of his four dribbles.

Asisat Oshoala continues her impressive goal scoring run as she netted a hat-trick in Barcelona Ladies 6-0 away win against Logrono in the Spanish women’s league on Saturday.
Oshoala has now scored 19 goals in 19 league games for Barcelona this season.

In Greece, Striker Brown Ideye got on the score sheet as Aris Thessaloniki fought back from 2-0 down to draw 2-2 at Lamia, in the Greek Super League on Saturday.
The goal was Ideye’s 7th in 19 league appearances for Aris Thessaloniki this season.

In Belgium, Emmanuel Dennis was on from the start in Club Brugge’s 1-0 home win against Sporting Charleroi. Dennis was replaced by his international teammate, David Okereke in the 92nd minute.

In Turkey, Henry Onyekuru was on target as Galatasaray moved to second position in the Turkish Super Lig table after a 3-1 away win against Fenerbahce on Sunday night. Onyekuru scored Galatasaray’s third goal of the game in added time.

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