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Nigerians Abroad Emenike, Fatai, Matthew scores

A look at some Nigerians players who were in action for their clubsides in Europe.

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Emmanuel Emenike play Emmanuel Emenike (Twitter/Fenerbahce)

As usual, Nigerian players were in action for their respective clubs abroad, with some scoring whole others were on the losing side.

Former Super Eagles striker Emmanuel Emenike continued his good form, scoring in Fenerbahce’s 2-1 home win against Gaziantepsor in the Turkey Süper Lig.


Emenike gave his side the lead in the 22nd minute, his second league goal of the season.

Nigerian defender, Ifeanyi Matthew was on the scoresheet in Norway as his side, Lillestroem lost 2-1 at home to Sogndal.

In Russia, Kehinde Fatai scored his second goal of the season as his lone strike gave UFA a win over Spartak Moscow.

Kehinde Fatai play Kehinde Fatai (Getty Images )


Super Eagles defender, Godfrey Oboabona played the whole 90 minutes as his side Rizespor fell to an away 2-1 defeat to Kayserispor.

Godfrey Oboabona (third from top left) play Godfrey Oboabona in Rizespor's first team (Twitter/Rizespor )

Another Super Eagles defender, William Troost-Ekong was also on the losing side as FK Haugesund fell 1-0 away to IK Start in Norway.

William Troost-Ekong play William Troost-Ekong (Instagram/William Troost-Ekong)


Injury cut short Joel Obi’s appearance for Torino as they beat Roma 3-1. The Nigerian midfielder went off in the 23rd minute for Daniele Baselli.

  play Joel Ob (Twitter/Joel Obi )


Brown Ideye could not find the back the net his Olympiakos side lost 1-0 away to AE Larissa.

Brown Ideye play Brown Ideye played as Olympiakos lost (Twitter/Olympiakos )


Former Super Eagles keeper, Vincent Enyeama conceded three goals as Lille lost away at Saint-Etienne 3-1 in the Ligue 1.

Nigerians were in action in the Dutch Eredivisie as Taiwo Awoniyi playing for NEC Nijmegen played out a goalless draw with Bartholomew Ogbeche and Funsho Ojo who featured for Willem II.

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