Soccernet.ng highlights some standout performances from Nigerian footballers outside the country’s shores on Sunday, October 22, 2023.
In Belgium, the duo of Jordan Torunarigha and Gift Orban faced a tough defeat as Gent stumbled to a 2-0 loss against Cercle Brugge.
Over in Canada, Sunusi Ibrahim’s early goal for Montreal was not enough as the Columbus Crew rallied to clinch a 2-1 victory.
Meanwhile, in Denmark, Stephen Odey found the back of the net for Randers in a thrilling 2-2 draw with Brøndby.
On the French front, goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie’s solid performance secured a clean sheet for Paris FC in a dominating 0-6 win against Dijon.
Despite a valiant effort, Oluwatosin Demehin and Rofiat Imuran suffered a crushing 1-5 defeat for Stade de Reims, with Imuran salvaging a consolation goal.
In Italy, Chukwubuikem Ikwuemesi made a significant impact, assisting in Salernitana’s 2-2 draw with Cagliari.
Ademola Lookman was the game-changer for Atalanta as he opened the scoring in their 2-0 victory over Genoa.
Moving to Romania’s Liga 1, Jibril Ibrahim’s last-minute goal salvaged a 1-1 draw for U Craiova 1948 against Politehnica Iași.
Serbia’s Super Liga saw Mladost Lučani fall to a disappointing 1-2 defeat at the hands of Radnički Niš, despite Patrick Eze’s successful penalty kick for the hosts.
In Spain, the trio of Rinsola Babajide, Gift Monday, and Esther Okorokwo played for UG Tenerife in a narrow 3-2 loss to Madrid.
Okoronkwo equalised to make it two-all for Tenerife, but Laura Domínguez’s late strike secured the win for the home team.
The Swedish league witnessed notable performances, with Henry Offia scoring his seventh goal in Trelleborg’s 0-2 win over Örgryte and Godwin Aguda’s stellar brace propelling Falkenberg to a commanding 0-4 away victory over Oskarshamns AIK.
In Turkey, Kenneth Omeruo’s defensive prowess aided Kasımpaşa in securing a solid 0-1 triumph over Sivasspor.
Meanwhile, Emmanuel Dennis’s search for a Süper Lig goal continues after his substitute appearance in Istanbul Basakhsehir’s goalless draw with Samsunspor.
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Osayi-Samuel shone brightly for Fenerbahçe, contributing to their thrilling 4-2 win over Fisayo Dele-Bashiru’s Hatayspor with a crucial goal from his position at right-back.