Nigerian footballers made their presence felt across several leagues on Monday, May 15th, delivering standout performances that impacted their teams’ fortunes. Here is Soccernet.ng‘s roundup of their contributions.
Christopher Boniface showcased his goal-scoring ability by netting his first goal of the season in stoppage time. His strike sealed a resounding 3-1 victory for Van against struggling Ararat.
Stephen Odey and Tosin Kehinde featured for Randers, but it was Ibrahim Said who stole the show with a brilliant brace, leading Viborg to a 2-0 away victory.
Wilfred Ndidi displayed his prowess in midfield for Leicester City, despite their disappointing 0-3 loss to Liverpool. Ndidi’s contribution couldn’t prevent the defeat, as Leicester City continues to struggle in their fight against relegation.
Tyronne Ebuehi continued to impress in the Serie A, providing the assist for Empoli’s late equalizer in their 1-1 draw against Sampdoria. Empoli now need just a point from their remaining three matches to secure their top-flight status for next season.
Anthony Nwakaeme had an off-day as Al Feiha was held to a goalless draw by Al Batin. While Al Batin are destined for relegation, Nwakaeme’s Al Feiha can secure their top-flight status with at least one win in their final three games.
Christian Ebere couldn’t add to his seven league goals as Boston River and Plaza Colonia settled for a 1-1 draw in their Primera División clash.