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Eagles Scorecard Nigeria

Akpala, Kayode, Ahmed Musa Find Targets in Europe By Tunji Balogun

England
John Obi Mikel, Victor Moses (Chelsea), Brown Aide Ideye , Victor Anichebe (West Brown) Super Eagles midfielder, Mikel Obi played only six minutes for Chelsea in their 3-2 away victory at West Brom. Victor Anichebe was an unused substitute for West Brom, Ideye failed to make Tony Pulis squad, while Victor Moses is sidelined with injury.

Odion Jude Ighalo (Watford), Odion Ighalo was on for 90 minutes, but couldn’t make impact as Watford played out a scoreless draw with Southampton at Vicarage Road on Sunday.

Peter Osaze Odemwingie (Stoke City) Osaze is yet to recover from injury, but in his absence, Stoke played 1-1 draw with Norwich at Carrow Road in the Barclays Premier League on Saturday.

.Kelechi Iheanacho (Man City) Nigeria super whiz kid, Kelechi Iheanacho was an unused substitute for Man City in their 2-0 away win to Everton at Goodison Park on Sunday.

Sammy Ameobi (Cardiff City), Dominic Iorfa Jr. (Wolves) Sammy opened his Cardiff goal account in the English Championship on Saturday, after coming on as 57th minute substitute. Also Nigeria-born defender, Dominic Iorfa Jr. was on for 90 minutes in the colours of Wolverhampton Wanderers in their 2-0 loss to Cardiff City.

Omatsone Aluko (Hull City) Aluko was in action for the entire duration in their 2-1 loss to Charlton Athletic in the English Championship clash on Saturday.

Hope Akpan (Blackburn Rovers) Nigerian midfielder, Hope Akpan was on for 90 minutes as Blackburn lost 1-0 to Brighton Hope Albion in the English Championship.

Kelvin Etuhu (Bury) Kelvin was not listed in Bury’s squad in their 3-3 away draw at Crewe Alexandra in the English League One clash on Saturday.

Germany
Anthony Ujah (Werder Bremen) Anthony Ujah scored his first Bremen Bundesliga goal on Saturday in their 1-1 draw with Hertha Berlin. He was on for 90 minutes.

Leon Balogun (Mainz) Nigerian defender, Leon Balogun came on in the 83rd minute for Mainz in their 2-1 away win to Borussia Monchengladbach.

Seyi Olajengbesi (Sandhausen) Forgotten Nigerian defender, Seyi Olajengbesi was missing in action again for Sandhausen in their German Bundesliga 2 clash with Heidenheim. The game ended scoreless between the two sides.

Turkey
Raheem Lawal (Eskisehirspor), Michael Eneramo (Sivasspor) Raheem Lawal was in action full 90-minutes for Eskisehirspor, as Eskisehirspor defeated Sivasspor 4-2 on Sunday. Bulky striker, Michael Eneramo was not listed for the tie.

Godfrey Oboabona (Rizespor) Super Eagles defender, Godfrey Oboabona was in full time action for his club, Rizespor, as they played out a 1-1 draw with Turkish giant, Fenerbahce on Sunday. Dutch striker, Robin Van Persie scored Fenerbahce’s goal in that encounter.

Keneth Omeruo (Kasimpasa), Super Eagles defender, Kenneth Omeruo was on for 90 minutes as Kasimpasa defeated Istanbul Basaksehir 1-0 in the Turkish Super Lig.

Gbenga Arokoyo, John Chibuike (Gazizntepspor) Arokoyo was in action for 90 minutes, while Chibuike featured for 85 minutes; as Gaziantepspor registered 1-0 away victory at Bursaspor.

Nnamdi Oduamadi (Sanliurfaspor) Nigerian midfielder, Nnamdi Oduamadi featured for his Turkish lower division club, Sanliurfaspor against Karsiyaka on Sunday.

Belgium
Joseph Enejo Akpala (KV Oostende) Forgotten Nigerian striker, Joseph Akpala was on target for Oostende in their 2-1 away win at Standard Liege on Sunday. The former Club Brugge hit-man has scored two goals in two games played so far in the Belgium Pro League this current season.

Imoh Ezekiel (Anderlecht) Imoh Ezekiel came on in the 90 minutes for Anderlecht in their 1-0 win against Lokeren on Sunday.

Onyinye Ndidi (Genk) New kid on the bloc, Onyinye Ndidi was an unused substitute for Genk in their 3-1 loss to Sint-Truiden.

Scotland
Efe Ambrose (Celtic) Super Eagles defender, Efe Ambrose returned to Celtic squad in their 3-1 away win to Dundee United in the Scottish Premier League.

Juwon Oshaniwa (Heart) Oshaniwa was in action for Heart full 90 minutes, as Heart defeated Ross Country 2-1 at home on Saturday.

Japan
Peter Utaka (Shimizu Pulse) Peter Utaka fired blanks as Shimizu Pulse lost1-0 to Gamba Osaka. The Nigerian striker came on in the 74th minute, replacing Ryohei Shirasaki in the Japanese J-League.

Russia
Ahmed Musa (CSKA) Super Eagles winger, Ahmed Musa scored his third goal of the season for CSKA in their 2-1 win against Rostov. The former Kano Pillars hiy-man was on for 90 minutes at the Arena Khimki on Saturday.

Fengor Ogude, Izunna Uzochukwu (Amkar) Fengor Ogude was in action for the entire duration, while Izunna Uzochukwu came on in the 68th minute; as Amkar lost 3-1 at home to Spartak Moscow.

Lukman Haruna (Anzhi) Lukman Haruna was missing Anzhi’s squad in their 1-1 draw with Ural.

Czech Republic
Kehinde Fatai (Sparta Praha) Former Flying Eagles forward, Kehinde Fatai came on in the 86th minute for Sparta Braha in their 2-0 victory against Dukla Praha in the Czech Liga clash decided on Sunday.

Sweden
Dickson Etuhu (AIK) Former Super Eagles midfielder, Dickson Etuhu was in full action for his club AIK 90 minutes for AIK in their 2-1 win against Gefle.

Kazaknstan
Uche Kalu (Tobol) Former Enyimba midfielder, Uche Kalu played 90 minutes football for Tobol in their 2-1 win against Shakhtar Karagandy. loss.

Denmark
Alhaji Gero (Viborg) Former Flying Eagles striker, Alhaji Gero was an unsed substitute for Viborg in their 1-0 win against Randers.

USA
Obafemi Akinwunmi Martins (Seattle Sounders) Out-of-favour Super Eagles striker, Obafemi Martins was unable to find his goal fomular, as Seattle lost 2-0 to Real Salt Lake on Saturday. Obagoal won the MLS Week 24 Goal-of-the-week Award last Friday.

Rasheed Olabiyi (Houston Dynamo) Rasheed Olabiyi picked the starting shirt for Houston Dynamo, but was later substituted in the 61st minute. Houston Dynamo played out a 2-2 with Portland Timbers at the Providence Park over the weekend. Another Nigerian, Fenendo Adi played 33 minutes for Portland.

France
Vincent Enyeama (Lille) Super Eagles first choice goalkeeper,Vincent Enyeama was in goal all 90-minutes for Lille in their scoreless draw with Bordeaux on Sunday.

Elderson Echiejile (AS Monaco) Super Eagles left-back Elderson Echiejile was an unused substitute for Monaco in their 1-1 draw with Tolouse in the French Ligue 1 clash on Saturday.

Portugal
Reuben Gabriel, Michael Uchebo (Boavista) Reuben Gabriel was on for 90 minutes, his compatriot, Michael Uchebo came on in the 71st minute, as Boavista won 1-0 against Tondela.

Italy
Ogenyi Onazi (SS Lazio) Super Eagles midfielder, Ogenyi Onazi was an unused substitute for Lazio in their 2-1 win against Bologna.

Joel Chukwuma Obi (Torino) Injury ruled Joel Obi out of Torino’s trip to Frosinome’s on in the Italian Seria A clash on Sunday.

Vietnam
Ganiu Bolaji Oesni, Akanni Wasiu (Can Tho) Former youth international, Ganiu Oseni came on in the 41st minute for Can Tho, while another Nigerian, Akanni-Sunday Wasiu was on target for Can Tho in their 2-1 away victory to Long An in the V-League on Saturday.

Uche Iheruome (Sanna Khanh Hoa) Nigerian player, Uche Iheruome was on song for his club, Sanna Khanh Hoa in their 2-1bwin against Da Nang in the V-League.

Holland
Bartholomew Ogbeche (Cambuur) ormer upper agles striker, Bartholomew Ogbeche hit target, but his goal wasn’t good enough, as Cambuur lost 6-1 at home to eracles in the Dutch redivisie league on aturday.

Israel
Bamidele Aiyenugba (Bnei Yehuda) Forgotten Super Eagles goalkeeper, Dele Aiyenugba was in goal full 90 minutes for Yehuda in their 3-0 victory against Maccabi Haifa.

Nosa Igiebor (Maccabi Tel Aviv) Nigerian midfielder, Nosa Igiebor was missing in Maccabi’s line-up in their 3-2 win against Bnei Sakhnin in the Israeli Ligat.

Austin Ejide, John Ogu (Hapoel Beer Sheva) Both Ejide and John Ogu were in action for their club, Hapoel Beer Sheva in their 3-1 away victory at Ironi Kiryat Shmona on Sunday.

Austria
Olanrewaju Kayode (Austria Wien) Kayode increased his goal tally to four for Austria Wien in their 2-2 draw with Salzburg in the Austrian Bundesliga league.

Bright Edomwonyi (Stum Graz) Striker Bright Edomwonyi came on for Graz in the 88th minute in their 1-0 loss to Ried over the weekend.

By Tunji Balogun

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