Chukwueze on fire for Milan; Boniface, Musa, Aliyu on target

Chukwueze on fire for Milan; Boniface, Musa, Aliyu on target

  • On Saturday, EaglesTracker followed 139 matches that could potentially feature Nigerian footballers.
  • From 76 different leagues around the world
  • Here are the top stories


FK Van faced imminent defeat at home to BKMA until two Nigerian youngsters helped them battled to a [2-2] home draw.

The visitors led two-nil until 19-year-old Matthew Gbomadu reduced the deficit seven minutes into stoppage time before Christopher Boniface netted the equaliser from the penalty spot three minutes later.


In the First Division A, Tolu Arokodare and KRC Genk claimed the bragging rights as champions Royal Antwerp FC, parading Chidera Ejuke, Victor Udoh, and Alhassan Yusuf, fell to a tough [1-0] defeat.

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In China League One, Sabir Musa opened the scoring, his first goal of the season, for Liaoning Tieren FC in their impressive [2-0] triumph over Suzhou Dongwu FC.

In the same division, Kingsley Onuegbu netted a dramatic late winner to power Nanjing City FC an entertaining [3-2] win at home to Heilongjiang Ice City FC.


Wilfred Ndidi won three duels and created a chance for Leicester City FC in their exciting [2-1] Championship victory over Birmingham City FC at the King Power Stadium.

Ndidi featured for 82 minutes while Kelechi Iheanacho was an unused substitute as the Foxes take a major step towards securing automatic promotion to the English Premier League.

Tom Dele-Bashiru and Emmanuel Dennis were in action for Watford FC in their goalless draw with Preston North End FC at the Vicarage Road.

Super Eagles defender, Jamilu Collins assisted Cardiff City FC's consolation goal as they stumbled to a disappointing [3-1] defeat at home to Hull City FC.

In the Premier League, Frank Onyeka came off the bench to help Brentford FC cling to an exciting [3-3] draw at Aston Villa FC.

Calvin Bassey and Alex Iwobi suffered another disappointing [0-1] loss at home to Newcastle United FC just four days after succumbing to a [3-1] reverse at Nottingham Forest FC.


Kano-born Ahmad Gero came off the bench to round up the scoring for Tallinna FCI Levadia as they completely outclassed Nõmme Kalju FC following a [5-1] away win.


Nathan Tella and Victor Boniface were involved for Bayer 04 Leverkusen as they claimed a hard-fought [1-0] Bundesliga win at FC Union Berlin.

With their victory and FC Bayern Munich's loss at Heidenheim, Leverkusen now need to win just one of their remaining six league games to claim the Bundesliga title for the first time in their history.


In the Ligat Ha'al, Godwin Chinemeren was the hero for Bnei Sakhnin FC as his 85th-minute winner completed the turnaround for his club in their [2-1] come-from-behind victory over Hapoel Haifa FC inside the Doha Stadium in Sakhnin.


In Serie A, Samuel Chukwueze continued his return to form for AC Milan as he assisted his side's first goal and created five other chances in their cruising [3-0] triumph over US Lecce.


In Liga I, Philip Otele took the shine off Funsho Bamgboye as he bagged an assist to help CFR 1907 Cluj secure a deserving [4-1] victory over his compatriot and FC Rapid Bucureşti.


In the Premiership, Motherwell scored three goals in 13 second-half minutes to climb out of a two-goal deficit and claim a thrilling [3-2] away win at Dundee.

Twenty-six-year-old Warri-born Ebiye Moses, making his league debut, fired the winning goal for the visitors in the third minute of stoppage time.


Ibrahim Aliyu scored with a stunning strike, to equalize for Houston Dynamo, before they eventually fell to a [2-1] MLS defeat against Chicago Fire.

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