How Nigerian players performed in Europe on Sunday

Victor Osimhen scored the winner for Napoli against Torino in the Serie A to keep his team on top of the league table. Apart from from Osimhen, other Nigerian players did were in action for their clubs too. We take a look at how some Nigerian players fared in Europe on Sunday

Super Eagles of Nigeria

Alex Iwobi played for 79 minutes as Everton lost at home to West Ham United. In Spain, Samuel made a long awaited return to football. He replaced Arnaut Danjuma in the 78th minute.

Samuel Kalu came on for Dilrosun in the 83rd minute while Simon Moses lasted 90 minutes in Bordeaux's 1-1 draw at with Nantes. In the Dutch league, Maduka Okoye was in goal for Sparta Rotterdam in their 1-1 draw with FC Groningen. The Super Eagles goalkeeper got a yellow card in the game.

Ahmed Musa was replaced by Fabio Borini in the 64th minute as Fatih Karagumruk got a vital 1-0 away win at Altay. In Belgium, Paul Onuachu failed to increase his goals tally for Genk as they lost 2-0 to Sporting Chaleroi. It was an evening to forget for the Super Eagles striker as he missed an 81st minute penalty. Ike Ugbo replaced Mark McKenzie in the 82nd minute but he could not rescue Genk from defeat.

Super Eagles winger, Chidera Ejuke scored the winning goal for CSKA Moscow in their away game against Ural. The Super Eagles striker got his goal in the 51st minute. In Greece, Henry Onyekuru was replaced by Yann M'Vila in the 46th minute as Olympiacos beat PAS Giannina 2-1 away from home

Super Falcons forward, Anam Imo scored her 5th goal of the season as Pitea lost 2-3 to Rosengard. The former Falconets striker scored in the 18th minute.

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Bethel Kalu is a passionate sports writer whose love for writing began as a young boy. He has been writing sports for 7 years has over 500 articles written by him.

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