By: Martins Obiweluozo
|Anthony Ujah scores a consolation goal for his German club side Werder Bremen|
Another weekend of football saw action around Europe with various subdivisions of Club sides pitching tenth against each other in scintillating encounter in order to secure a reputable position in the various league tables.
We cast our mind to those action packed games with Nigerian players abroad in focus. We take a closer look at these Nigerians who were in fervent action for their respective clubs.
SoccerNet Nigeria highlights these Nigerian players with their performance in vogue.
Anthony Ujah came off the bench in the 59th minute to replace Sambou Yatabare and scored a consolation goal in the 65th minute for Werder Bremen as the visiting Bremen side fell 2-1 to host Hamburg SV.
Anglo- Nigerian right back Kevin Akpoguma was on for the entire duration of the game as his side Fortuna Duesseldorf were held to a 1-1draw by visiting side St.Pauli.
Elsewhere, Kingsley Onuegbu lasted the distance (90minutes) for Duisburg while teammate and Super Eagles forward Victor Obinna lasted till the 66th minute of the game and made way for Thomas Broeker as host side Freiburg defeated visiting Duisburg 3-0.
Henry Odutayo was on the bench for the entire duration of the game for host MVV Maastricht as they lost 1-3 to visiting Sparta Rotterdam.
Jonathan Obika was also on the bench for the entire 90 minutes as his Standard Liege side claimed a vital 4-1 home win against Mouscron-Peruwelz.
Boavista trio of Uche Nwofor, Michael Uchebo and Reuben Gabriel were not in action as Boavista won 1-0 over Belenenses FC. Nwofor was the only one who made the bench.
In the clash of Nigerians, Midtylland Rilwan Hassan was in action for 80minutes before making way for Awer Mabil while teammate Paul Onuachu made a cameo appearance in the 87th minute to replace Martin Pusic, OB Odense midfielder Izunna Uzochukwu lasted 76th minute before making way for Jens Jakob Thomasen.
Ogude Emmanuel Ifeanyi was on target for B 93 in the 62nd minute of the game as his side B 93 FC defeated AB Taarnby 4-1.