Osimhen is unstoppable in Italy; Ucheibe nets first goal, Reims spares Demehin's blushes in France

Osimhen is unstoppable in Italy; Ucheibe nets first goal, Reims spares Demehin's blushes in France

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Nigeria's most In-form striker in Europe, Victor Osimhen was again among the goals as Napoli ran out 2-0 winners over Salernitana to finish the first half of the Italian Serie A season with 50 points.

Osimhen tapped in Napoli's second goal of the encounter and his 13th of the league campaign as the Neapolitans continued their seemingly unstoppable march towards the Serie A title.

In England, Wilfred Ndidi was not included in the matchday squad while Kelechi Iheanacho was an unused substitute as Leicester City could only manage a 2-2 draw at home against Brighton.

Alex Iwobi featured from start to finish for Everton as the Toffees continued to struggle, after going down 2-0 away at West Ham United.


Over in Portugal, Super Falcons midfield engine, Christy Ucheibe scored her first goal of the season in Benfica's [5-0] derby victory over Sporting.

With speculations rife that he is close to a transfer, Terem Moffi was not named in the Lorient team that advanced to the next round of the Coupe de France following a shootout win over Bastia. Super Eagles midfielder, Bonke Innocent came on for Lorient shortly after the break to help Les Merlus win 4-1 on penalties after the two teams played out a 1-1 draw at full-time.

In the Feminine Division 1, Super Falcons goalkeeper, Chiamaka Nnadozie made several good saves to inspire Paris FC to an impressive 3-1 win at Le Havre.

Also in the division, young defender, Tosin Demehin netted an own goal in the 51st minute but Stade de Reims rallied brilliantly to seal a 6-1 victory over Bordeaux.

In Greece, Oghenekaro Etebo was introduced into the encounter from the bench and he contributed his bit as Aris Thessaloniki powered to a 3-0 win at home to Volos NFC.

Ageless Nigerian defender, Efe Ambrose saw full action for Greenock Morton as they were mauled 5-0 by champions Celtic to crash out of the Scottish Cup.

Super Eagles hopeful, Victor Boniface produced another display full of energy and intelligence to help Union Saint Gilloise carve out a 1-0 win over OH Leuven in the Belgian First Division A.

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