EaglesTracker: Ndidi, Arokodare, Aribo, Nnadi in goal rush abroad

EaglesTracker: Ndidi, Arokodare, Aribo, Nnadi in goal rush abroad

  • On Saturday, EaglesTracker followed 145 matches that could potentially feature Nigerian footballers.
  • From 83 different leagues around the world
  • Here are the top stories


Samson Tijani made his presence felt in midfield, winning 10 duels, making three clearances, and heping Wolfsberger earn a [1-1] Austrian Bundesliga draw against SC Austria Lustenau..


In the First Division A, Tolu Arokodare scored his third goal in four games to get KRC Genk rolling on the road to a hard-fought [2-1] win over RSC Anderlecht.

Elsewhere, Jordan Torunarigha was a rock in the heart of the defence for KAA Gent, lifting them to a fine [3-1] victory against KV Mechelen.

In the Challenger Pro League, Tochukwu Nnadi scored his first goal for Zulte Waregem, to help them qualify for the promotion playoffs.


Wilfred Ndidi opened the scoring for Leicester City FC as the Foxes claimed a [2-1] West Bromwich Albion FC to return to the top of the Championship table.

Josh Maja was a late substitute for the Baggies.

Joe Aribo netted his fourth league goal of the season to break the deadlock for Southampton FC, but Cardiff City FC stormed back to secure an impressive [2-1] victory.

In the Premier League, Gabriel Osho returned from the injury that stopped him from honouring his first Super Eagles call-up to participate in Luton Town FC's disappointing [1-5] defeat at home to Brentford.

Fred Onyedinma was a second-half sub for Luton, while Frank Onyeka did not make it off the bench for the Bees.


Bright Edomwonyi was the star of the show for Diósgyőr VTK as he scored twice and assisted another in their [5-3] NB I win at home to Debrecen VSC.

Hamzat Ojediran, 20, netted one of the consolation goals for the visitors inside the Diósgyőri Stadion in Miskolc.


Victor Osimhen and Napoli fought like toothless lions as Empoli got the better of the Scudetto holders with a [1-0] win.

Goalkeeper Maduka Okoye impressed in goal for Udinese, but his sheet was not clean as Verona carved out a narrow [1-0] home victory.


In the J2 League, Paul Utaka stole the headlines at the JIT Recycle Ink Stadium, where his two goals and one assist powered Ventforet Kofu to a massive [4-1] win over Thespa Gunma FC.


Chidozie Awaziem assisted Boavista FC's equaliser in the second minute of stoppage time during their [1-1] Primeira Liga home draw with Club Foot Estrela.

Bruno Onyemaechi also impressed for Boavista in the encounter, featuring from the beginning to the end.


Calabar-born Jonathan Okoronkwo was introduced from the bench at halftime only to net a crucial equaliser for FK Arsenal Tula in their fine [1-1] draw away to FK Torpedo Moskva.

Olakunle Olusegun, playing in an unnatural right back position, was impressive for FC Krasnodar in their [2-0] Russian Premier League victory over Fakel.

Saudi Arabia

Tony Nwakaeme assisted the opening goal for Al-Fayha, but could not prevent his side from falling to a [3-1] Saudi Pro League defeat against Sadio Mane's Al Nassr.

South Africa

Super Eagles goalkeeper, Stanley Nwabali was in fine form, making seven saves, and keeping a clean sheet in Chippa United's [0-2] DSTV Premier League victory over SuperSport United.


Obinna Nwobodo was in good form, making three successful tackles, winning seven duels, and creating two goalscoring chances for FC Cincinnati, in their [1-2] MLS combeack victory over Atlanta United.

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