Nigerians Abroad : Kayode Scores, Aluko Gets Two Assists, Ikeme Keeps Clean Sheet



Weekend games gave heaps of show crosswise over Europe with Nigerian players recording great outings and game time with Kayode keeping on his goalscoring form, Aluko gets two assists, Ikeme keeping his clean sheet intact.

Kelechi Iheanacho came in as a late 89th Min substitute for Sergio Aguero in Manchester city’s 2-0 win away to Middlesbrough in the FA Cup quarterfinals games

Alex Iwobi recouped from a slight injury to make the Gunners bench where he remained an unused substitute as Arsenal ruin Lincoln City FA Cup dream with a 5-0 win to book a spot in the semi-finals in Wembley next month.

Sone Aluko was in grand shape as he gave 2 assists that helped Fulham beat EPL chasers Newcastle 3-1 away from home, he has now played 36 matches for Fulham scoring 6goals. On this event, Aluko kept going the whole 90’minutes.


While Super Eagles goalkeeper Carl Ikeme kept his ninth clean sheet of the battle for Wolverhampton in their 1-0 win over Rotherham United. Ikeme made two splendid reflex spares in the game to guarantee Wolves first win since January 31. he has now played 29 times surrendering 33goals with wolves lying 20th on the league table a point over the relegation waters

Akpan played every bit of the 90’minutes, helping 10man Norwich to a draw against Blackburn Rovers.

In Austria, Kayode Olanrewaju scored for Austria Vienna in their 3-0 defeat of Wolfsberger AC. He marked his super Eagles call up with a speedy spill and shot to beat the goalkeeper in the 81st min to make it 3-0 for his side scoring 16goals in all rivalries for the Bundesliga side.

In China Chinedu Obasi, who has been tormented by series of injury for quite a bit of his professional career, moved back the years with some phenomenal strike for the Sven Goran Eriksson’s led side as they commence their quest to move back to the top flight.

The 30-year-old opened the scoring in the 21st min before Aboubakar Oumarou added a brisk support to make it 3-0. Obasi assumed control over the goalscoring duties in the second half with two more goals

However, in Spain Super Eagles Invitee Uche Agbo was on for 90’minutes as relegation strugglers Granada lost 0-1 at home to Spanish giant Athletico Madrid.

Agbo was splendid in midfield capturing, handling and starting assaults eventually in the match. Still in Spain Nigerian left back Elderson Echiejile who’s on loan from

Ligue 1 side Monaco came in for Sporting Gijon in the 76th Min to help secure a 1-1 away draw to Valencia.

Meanwhile in Portugal Oghenekaro Etebo started for Feirense in their 2-1 win over Vitoria Setubal and was later subbed off in the 74th Min.

In Germany, Leon Balogun viewed the whole 90’minutes from the sideline as his Mainz lost 1-2 away to Darmstadt. Leon has not featured in a single game for the Bundesliga side since in 2017.

And lastly, Ex-Super Eagles goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama helped Lille Fc to a 2-1 triumph over Nancy. Enyeama has yielded 36 goals in 28 caps for the French side.


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