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5 Super Eagles Who Scored For Their Clubs In European Competitions This Week

1. Samuel Chukwueze

Chukwueze recently returned from a hamstring injury, restricting him to only two cameo appearances this season for Villarreal. He has played only 13 minutes of football this season.

Chukwueze shines as Villarreal thrashes Young Boys 4-1 - 1st for Credible  News

After coming on for Nigerian-born Dutch winger Arnaut Danjuma in the 90th minute, the 22-year-old right-winger found the net with a sublime finish. His goal meant Villarreal won its first champions league by defeating Young Boys 4-1 to sit second on the group F table with 4 points.

Chukwueze confesses: I never heard of Adokiye, Odegbami, I don't know ...

Samuel Chukwueze scores on Champions League debut - Soccernet NG

2. Leon Balogun

The veteran Super Eagles defender was a crucial part of Steven Gerrard's Rangers team that won the Scottish Premiership title last season.

Leon Balogun | Rangers Football Club

Balogun, 33, made his 12th appearance in a Europa League fixture against Brondby IF on Thursday. He opened the scoring with a header in the 18th minute before Kemar Roofe added another to seal a 2-0 win, their first in three Europa League games. Recently called up Super Eagles defender Calvin Bassey replaced him in the second half.

Rangers vs Brondby: Leon Balogun, Roofe on target at Ibrox - Punch  Newspapers

Leon Balogun: There would have been outrage if Nigeria hadn't qualify for  Afcon |

3. Victor Osimhen

Napoli coach Luciano Spaletti opted to start his star striker Osimhen on the bench in the games against Legia Warsaw. But until the Osimhen came on in the second half, Napoli couldn't score a goal.

Osimhen equals Mertens' Napoli record with goal in Legia Warsaw thrashing |

After Lorenzo Insigne scored the first goal in the 76th minute, the Italian assisted Osimhen for the second four minutes later from a counter-attacking move. Osimhen now has four goals in 3 Europa League games and five more in 7 league appearances.

Video: Insigne stuns Legia Warsaw - and Osimhen - Football Italia

Osimhen is the future - Rohr - Latest Sports News In Nigeria

4. Taiwo Awoniyi

The former Liverpool man seems to have gotten his career back on track with his recent form with Union Berlin. The 24-year-old Super Eagles striker now has ten goals in 14 games for his club this season.

Taiwo Awoniyi: Could The Nigeria Striker Be An Option For Liverpool?

His goal in the Europa Conference League game against Feyenoord was mere consolation as it ended in a 3-1 defeat. Union Berlin will rely on Awoniyi to score more goals in their next three games against Feyenoord, Maccabi Haifa, and Slavia Praha. They currently sit bottom of their table with 3 points.

Red-hot Awoniyi scores in Union Berlin's Europa Conference League defeat  against Feyenoord |

What Klopp told me before Liverpool sold me to Union Berlin - Awoniyi -  Daily Post Nigeria

5. Stephen Odey

Former MFM FC striker Stephen Odey is currently on fire for Danish club Randers FC, with nine goals in 10 games. The 3-time-capped Super Eagle is on loan from Belgian club Genk.

Done Deal: Stephen Odey Moves To Danish Club Randers On Loan -

Odey scored Randers' two goals in their 2-2 away draw against Jablonec in the Europa Conference League. His second was a 90th-minute penalty that ensured Randers travel back home with a point. Randers are 3rd on their group table behind AZ Alkmaar and Jablonec on seven and four points.

Odey off the mark! Scores a brace in Randers win against Nordsjaelland -  Latest football news in Nigeria

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