Euro Wrap: Olayinka scores, Shehu makes debut, Aina in Cup win


Around the European football centers, we go to bring you the round up of Saturday action as it concerns Nigerian players.

Nigerian striker Peter olayinka scored the second goal for Zulte-Waregem, as they were forced to a 2-2 draw away to Waasland-Beveren.

Olayinka lasted the full 90 minutes with an impressive showing.

Former U-20 flying Eagles forward Abduljaleel Ajagun seems to have lost his
place in the Kortrijk Fc first eleven, as he was again on the bench as an unused sub for the second consecutive game with the game finishing 0-0 at home to Eupen.

Super Eagles versatile full back Ola Aina was on on for 90 minutes, as his Hull City side knocked out Alex Iwobi’s Arsenal conquerors Nottingham Forest 2-1.

Italian defender of Nigerian decent Angelo Ogbonna, was unable to prevent West Ham United from going getting knocked by Wigan Athletic as they lost 2-0.

Right back Abdullahi Shehu who left Cypriot side Anorthosis Farmugusta, made
his debut for Bursaspor in their 1-3 loss to Alanyaspor in the Turkish Super League.

His Super Eagles teammates William Troost-Ekong and Mikel Agu, were also on
for the entire duration of the match for Bursaspor.

Former Super Eagles defender Efe Ambrose and his Coach Neil Lennon, both returned to their former hunting ground “Celtic Park”, but lost narrowly to their former club Celtic1-0 .

They both served as coach and player at the record Scottish champions in the the past.

There was no place for Super Eagles central defender Chidozie Awaziem, in the Nantes
team that walloped Guingamp 3-0 away from home in a Ligue 1 clash on Saturday.


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