Euro Wrap: Ndidi’s Leicester gets late equalizer, Agu back in action for Bursaspor


We bring to you the highlights of performances of Nigerian players in a parked European football action on Saturday.

Victor Moses was subbed off in the 81st minute for Zappacosta in Chelsea’s
0-0 draw away to Everton.

English born Nigerian forward Tammy Abraham, lasted all 90 minutes in
Swansea City 1-1 draw at home to Crystal Palace.

Another English player with strong Nigerian links Jordan Ibe with his Bournemouth side, suffered a 0-4 thrashing from run away league leaders Manchester city.

In the late kickoff game, Wilfred Ndidi’s Leicester City held Manchester United to a 2-2 draw Courtsey of Maguire 94th minute goal. Ndidi lasted the entire game.

In the championship, versatile Nigerian full back Ola Aina and English born Nigerian right back Fikayo Tomori, were both on from start to finish as Leeds United got the better of their team Hull City by 0-1.

Super Eagles experienced defender Efe Ambrose, was impressive as his
Hibernian side won 2-1 against Ross County.

Efe lasted the full game without a booking.

Super Eagles defender William TROOST EKONG and midfielder MIKEL AGU saw
full action in Bursaspor’s 1-1 draw at home against Genclerbirligi.

Super Eagles left back Elderson Echiejile was not listed for in Sivasspor’s 2-1 win over giants, Besiktas.

Echeijele seems to have lost his place since returning from an injury sustained during the international engagement for Nigeria.

Midfielder Imoh Ezekiel missed Konyaspor 1-1 draw against Fenerbahce due to injury.

Nigerian midfielder in contention for a super Eagles return Joel Obi, came on in the 80th minute for Torino who threw away a two goals lead to draw 2-2 away at SPAL.

On loan Liverpool striker and former Nigerian flying Eagles star Taiwo
Awoniyi, was on for 90 minutes as his team Royal Excel Mouscron lost 0-1 at home to Zulte-Waregem, who left Nigerian left back Kingsley Madu on the bench.

Both teams ironically did not utilize their substitute players.

Former flying Eagles forward AbduljaLeel Ajagun was on for 90 minutes, as Kortrijk scored a late winner to beat Genk FC 3-2.

Super Eagles defender Uche Agbo was deployed from his usual holding midfield role to his familiar defensive duty role in Standard Liege’s 1-1 draw at home to St.Truiden.

Agbo lasted the entire duration of the match.

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