Soccernet.ng highlights the most significant football action involving Nigerian talents across Europe as they took center stage, delivering moments of glory, drama, and nail-biting suspense.
Czech Republic: Yahaya’s heroics for Opava
The Czech Cup witnessed a breathtaking encounter as 19-year-old Mohammed Yahaya emerged as Opava’s hero, netting the winning goal in their thrilling 3-2 triumph over Zbrojovka Brno.
Denmark: Silkeborg’s stunning comeback
In the Danish DBU Pokalen, Ahmad Gero struck first for Thisted, but Silkeborg rallied to secure a remarkable 3-1 away win.
Drama in København: B 93 vs. Randers
Emmanuel Ogude and Stephen Odey provided assists for B 93 and Randers, respectively, in a captivating 3-3 draw at the Østerbro Stadion.
However, Odey and Randers prevailed, winning 5-3 on penalties to advance.
Malta: Akinbule stars for Marsaxlokk
In Malta, Sunday Akinbule played a pivotal role, contributing a goal to Marsaxlokk’s splendid 3-1 victory over Sirens.
Belgium: Ejuke’s showmanship for Antwerp
Chidera Ejuke showcased his skills as a late substitute for Royal Antwerp in their goalless draw against KAA Gent, who missed the suspended Gift Orban.
Spain: Real Sociedad secures victory in Valencia
In the Spanish La Liga, Umar Sadiq watched from the bench as Real Sociedad claimed an impressive 1-0 away victory against Valencia
England EFL Cup: Leicester stumble at Anfield
Kelechi Iheanacho featured in Leicester City’s starting lineup, while Wilfred Ndidi came on as a second-half substitute in a disappointing 3-1 defeat against Liverpool at Anfield.
Brentford fall to Arsenal
Frank Onyeka made significant contributions for Brentford, but it was not enough, as they fell 1-0 to Arsenal.
Fulham edge out Norwich
Alex Iwobi secured his first-ever Fulham goal, clinching a hard-fought 2-1 win over Norwich City. Calvin Bassey also played a part, starting as the left center-back.
Greece: Troost-Ekong shines for PAOK
In Greece, William Troost-Ekong’s defensive prowess played a pivotal role as PAOK secured a clean sheet and a commanding 3-0 win over Volos NFC in Super League 1.
Italy: Ebuehi’s impact for Empoli
Tyronne Ebuehi came off the bench early to help Empoli secure their first Serie A win of the season, triumphing 1-0 over Salernitana.
Chukwueze boosts AC Milan
Samuel Chukwueze featured for 70 minutes as AC Milan battled from behind to claim a 3-1 away victory against Cagliari.
Napoli’s resounding Victory
In Naples, Victor Osimhen silenced controversy with a goal in Napoli’s commanding 4-1 win against Isaac Success’s Udinese. Success provided the assist for Udinese’s lone goal.
Romania: Abdullahi’s consolation Goal
Nasiru Abdullahi scored a consolation goal for Progresul Pecica as they narrowly fell 2-1 at home to Petrolul 52 in the Cupa României.
Saudi Arabia: Ighalo’s heroics for Al-Wehda FC
Odion Ighalo rescued Al-Wehda FC with a 76th-minute opener in their impressive 2-0 away victory over Al-Orobah in the King Cup of Champions.
Godwin’s debut Disappointment
Saviour Godwin’s King Cup debut ended in disappointment as Al Akhdoud stumbled to a 3-1 loss against Al Fateh.
Scotland: Rangers cruise to semifinals
Cyriel Dessers entered the fray for Rangers in a dominant 4-0 win over Ayo Obileye’s Livingstone, securing their spot in the Scottish League Cup semifinals.