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Iheanacho And Awoniyi Score: How Nigerian Players Performed In Europe On Sunday

Nigerian players were in action for their various clubs in Europe on Sunday. We take a look at how some of them performed


Frank Onyeka was replaced by Mads Bistrup in Brentford's sensational 2-1 victory over West Ham. The Nigerian midfielder has been consistent for Thomas Frank's team and he put in a decent shift for the EPL newcomers

Kelechi Iheanacho scored in the 31st minute in Leicester's 2-2 draw with Crystal Palace away from home. Iheanacho was given a start by Brendan Rogers and he repaid the faith in him with a goal. Michael Olise scored Crystal Palace's first goal in the 61st minute and helped Crystal Palace to come from two goals behind to equalize

In Germany, Taiwo Awoniyi continued his fine form for Union Berlin with 2 goals as Union Berlin beat Mainz 2-1 away from home. Mainz took the lead in the 39th minute through Karim Osinowo while Awoniyi scored in the 69th and 73rd minute for Union Berlin. The striker has now been invited to replace Terrem Moffi in the Super Eagles squad to face Central African Republic


Terrem Moffi played 71 minutes in Lorient's 1-1 draw with Clermont Foot. Fresh from being named Nantes Player of the Month for the second consecutive time, Moses Simon played 81 minutes in Nantes 2-0 victory over Troyes.

Oluwakemi Famuditi was in action for Maccabi Kishronot of Israel in the Athene Cup final against Kirayat Gat. Kirayat Gat won the game 3-0


Toni Payne got an assist for Sevilla as they came from behind to beat Valencia 2-1. The Super Falcons forward got her assist in the 82nd minute in what is her second goal involvement in five games this season

In Italy, Victor Osimhen played 84 minutes for Napoli in their 2-1 away victory at Fiorentina


Former youth international, Aminu Umar was replaced by Lebogang Phiri in the 62nd minute in Rizespor's 2-3 loss to Galatasaray

Joe Aribo got a yellow card and was substituted in the 79th minute while Leon Balogun lasted for 90 minutes in Rangers' 2-1 victory over Hibernian. Maduka Okoye conceded two late goals as Sparta Rotterdam lost 2-1 to PSV Eindhoven

In Sweden, Samuel Adegbenro scored twice as IFK Norrkoeping beat Hammarby 3-1. Akinkunmi Amoo came on in the 46th minute for Hammarby but his efforts could not salvage a comeback for his team. Franklin Uchenna assisted fellow Nigerian, Ekpolo as Haecken beat Orebro 2-1 away from home

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Frank Onyeka Kelechi Iheanacho Mads Bistrup Michael Olise Taiwo Awoniyi

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