Soccernet.ng highlights some of the most notable actions of Nigerian football players in various leagues across the world.
In the Italian Serie A, Super Eagles striker Cyriel Dessers scored the winning goal in the fourth minute to secure a crucial 1-0 victory for Cremonese over Empoli.
Tyronne Ebuehi featured for Empoli, while David Okereke came on as a second-half substitute for Cremonese.
In the German 2.Bundesliga, Dickson Abiama scored a fantastic winner for Greuther Fürth in their 2-1 come-back win against Jahn Regensburg.
Meanwhile, Obus Prince Aggrey converted a penalty for East Riffa, helping the league strugglers force a 2-2 draw with leaders Muharraq in Bahrain.
In Bangladesh, Emmanuel Uzochukwu’s 96th-minute penalty secured a 1-1 draw for Muktijoddha SKC against Sheikh Jamal, while Mfon Udoh claimed an assist and scored for Sheikh Russel, who drew 2-2 against visiting Abahani Chittagong.
James Igbekeme put in a disciplined midfield display as Wisła Kraków secured a 3-1 home victory over Stal Rzeszów in the Polish 1 Lig, moving the club into the second automatic promotion spot.
However, it was a disappointing day for Anthony Nwakaeme and Odion Ighalo in Saudi Arabia, as their clubs suffered narrow away defeats.
Nwakaeme’s effort was not enough to prevent Al Feiha from losing 1-0 to Al Ittifaq, while Ighalo’s Al Hilal lost 1-0 at Al Batin, ending their title dreams.
In Slovenia’s 2 SNL, youngster Gibson Golden Okocha scored an equalizer for Triglav, but visitors Rudar claimed a crucial 2-1 away win.
In the Turkish Super Lig, Anthony Uzodinma’s Kayserispor suffered a 6-0 thrashing at the hands of title-chasing Galatasaray, ending Uzodinma’s night to forget.
Finally, in Ukraine, Olabiran ‘Benito’ Muyiwa assisted Dinamo Kiev’s opener, but Viv Solomon-Otabor’s Rukh Vynnyky fought back to earn a 1-1 draw.