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Good Thursday for Nigeria players abroad as Osimhen, Odey, Awoniyi others score for their various clubs.

October 22nd 2021, 9:38:11 am

Victor Osimhen joined a number of Nigeria Players Aboard that scored for their various clubs on Thursday after netting the second goal for Napoli against Legia Warsaw.

Good Thursday for Nigeria players abroad as Osimhen, Odey, Awoniyi others score for their various clubs

The exciting forward featured for his team and was a second half entrant in the Group stage match at the Stadio Diego Maradona. He operated centrally and was a delight to watch.

With a Thursday night of packed football action in the UEFA Europa League and Conference League, number of Nigerian players were on the scoresheet.

Youngster Osimhen continued his fine form in front of goal when he scored for Napoli in the team's 3-0 massacre of Legia.

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Besides the former Lille and Sporting Charleroi star, defender Leon Balogun was on the scoresheet for Rangers in their 2-0 victory over Brondby at Ibrox.

Balogun was subbed off for Calvin Bassey in the 64th minute.

Another in-form striker Taiwo Awoniyi registered what turned out to be a consolation for Union Berlin who fell 3-1 at Feyenoord.

Awoniyi saw 66 minutes for the German Bundesliga outfit.

Meanwhile, KRC Genk loaner Stephen Odey hit a brace for Randers as they drew 2-2 against Jablonec.

The former MFM FC and FC Zurich goal machine lasted the full throttle at Stadion Střelnice (Jablonec nad Nisou).

Striker Ezekiel Henty was menacing and fired home a goal for Slovan Bratislava who humbled Lincoln Red Imps 2-0.

Henty lists Milan, Spezia, Perugia, Gorica, Olimpija Ljubljana, Lokomotiv Moscow, Baniyas, MOL Vidi, Puskás Akadémia and Osijek as his former clubs.

The performances of Nigerian players abroad should be a source of happiness to Super Eagles boss Gernot Rohr as he continues to monitor their progress.


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Ademetan Abayomi has always dreamt of being a sports journalist. His journey began 11 years ago when he created my first sports news page on Facebook, called "Futball Galore" and from there on his passion for sports journalism grew stronger. Now, he is a Sports News Reporter and Feature Writer where he strives to add value and learn as much as he can.


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