6ft 7in tall Nigerian forward Paul Onuachu scored in FC Midtjylland’s 3-1 league win over Nordsjaelland.
Onuachu, 22, scored the 3rd goal in the 77th minute to take his tally to 13
league goals and 18 in all competitions.
In the Portuguese Liga SON, Super Eagles midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo played the full 90 minutes as Feirense beat Maritimo 2-1 at home in Portugal.
There were two Nigerians in action for Genk in Belgium. Genk could not find the breakthrough as they were held to a 0-0 draw by Anderlecht in the league’s playoff.
Moses Simon started the match and made way for Samuel Kalu in the 63rd minute. Super Eagles defender William Troost Ekong and Rabiu Ibrahim were unused substitutes, while Anderson Esiti was not named in the squad.
In the Italian serie A, Crotone surprisingly did not feature super sub Simmy Nwankwo in their 1-1 draw against AC Milan.
The Nigerian forward Nwankwo 24′ has been on target in their last two consecutive games, scoring a winner and an equalizer after coming on from the bench.
Meanwhile in Turkey, former Super Eagles striker Emmanuel Emenike played his first league game of the Year for Fenerbahce as they defeated Nosa Igiebor’s Rizespor 2-1.
Emenike, 29, was subbed on in the 61st minute, same time Nigerian midfielder Nosa Igiebor was subbed off for Rizespor.
Nigerian defender Godfrey Oboabona was on the bench for Rizenspor.
Finally in Africa, Junior Ajayi scored the equalizer for Egyptian capital club AL Ahly in their 1-1 draw against El Harby.