By: Obiweluozo Martins
A weekend of football action across Europe with scintillating performances from various subdivision/leagues
SoccerNet Nigerian evaluates the Nigerian players performances abroad on Sunday.
At the Emirate stadium, Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi’s not listed in
Arsenal’s match day squad as the Gunners defeated high flying Leicester city 2 – 1 at home.
At the Villa Park, Liverpool winger Jordon lbe was on the bench for the entire duration of the game while team mate Seyi Ojo was not listed in the Liverpool match day squad as the Red destroyed Aston Villa by 7 – 0, At the Ethihad stadium Kelechi Iheanacho came for Brazilian midfield player Fernando in the 66th minute and restored parity with a brilliant goal for Man city at 1 – 1 as city lost 1 – 2 to visiting Tottenham Hotspur.
Joel Obi Chukwuma lasted the entire 90 minutes on the bench as his club side Torino FC claimed a 1 – 3 away win at Palermo.
Granada talented forward Isaac Success was on for the entire duration of the game while team mate Henry Uche Agbo was not listed in match day squad as Real Sociedad defeated Relegation threatened Granada 3 – 0.
Elderson Echiejile lasted the distance for his French side as Monaco as they drew 1 – 1 with host saint-Etienne.
The Anglo – Nigerian (German-Born) right back (20) lasted the entire duration of the game and added gloss to the score line as he scored in the 90th minute to give PEC Zwolle 3 – 1 win over Dutch giant Feyenoord.
Joseph Akpala was in action for 71 minutes for Gertrude FC and was replaced by Ivorian forward Gohi Bi Cyriac while team mate Saviour Godwin did not make the match day squad, Club Brugge defensive mid field player Mikel Agu was not listed in Club Brugge 2 – 0 away win over host Oostende F C.
Abdullahi Shehu lasted the entire duration of the game who side Uniao de Madeira last 3 – 0 to host Arouca FC. Super Eagles midfielder Anderson Esiti made a cameo appearance in the 5th minute of the game as he replaced Leo Bonatini as his side Estoril defeated visiting Tondela 2 – 1, Gabriel Reuben was on for 90 minutes, Uche Nwofor was on the bench of the entire duration of the game while Boavista terminate Michael Uchebo was not Listed in match day squad while Academic worldlier was missing totally from action as Boavista draw 0 – 0 with visiting Academica.
Nigeria mid fielder Sunday Abalo lasted 83rd minute of the game for Leixoes SC and was replaced by Shihao Wei as Victoria de Guimaraes B defeated Leixoes FC 1 – 0.
Olarenwaju Kayode lasted the distance for Austria Wien and was baked in the 14th minute of the fame as Austria Wien last 0 – 3 at home of visiting rapid Wien.
Anglo-Nigerian Manuel Akanji was on the bench for the entire 90 minute for FC Based as the Swiss giants claimed a massive 0 – 4 victory over Grasshopper FC.
Nigerian midfielder Abdul Ajagun lasted the entire duration of the game for Levadiakos as host Panaitalikos defeated vesturing Levadiakos 2 – 0.
John Chibuike was in action for the entire duration of the game for Gaziantepsor or while teammate Gbenga Arokoyo was not listed in match day squad as Gaziantepsor or lost 0 – 1 to visiting side Akhisor Belediye Genclik Ve Spor FC.
Michael Eneramo was not listed in Sivasspor match day squad while Rizerpor’s Godfrey Oboabona was in action for the entire duration of the game as Sivasspor defeated visiting Rizespor 2 – 1.
Chikeluba Ofoedu featured for Samsunspor and was on target in the 20 minute of the game as Samsunspor claimed a 2 – 3 win over Sanliurtaspor
Former flying Eagles defender Ganiu Ogungbe was in action for 90 minutes as his club side Ethnikos Achnas lost 2 – 0 to Aris Limassol.
Nigeria mid field player Nosakhare Igiebor was in action for his clubside Maccabi-Tel Aviv as they defeated Maccabi Netanya 1 – 3 away from home.