Nnadozie brilliant; Moffi, Ahanonu, Dennis fire clubs to wins

Nnadozie brilliant; Moffi, Ahanonu, Dennis fire clubs to wins

  • On Saturday, EaglesTracker followed 108 matches that could potentially feature Nigerian footballers.
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Onitsha-born Nnamdi Ahanonu delivered a man-of-the-match display, scoring the two goals that inspired Skënderbeu Korçë to a decent [2-0] Superliga win over Egnatia Rrogozhinë.

In the country's First Division, Franklin Ntephe claimed the sole consolation goal for Vora as they were thrashed [3-1] by visiting Kastrioti Krujë.

Elsewhere, Peter Mandela Itodo got his 12th in 24 league games for Luzi 2008 in their [2-1] away win at Tomori Berat.

At the Elbasan Arena, Bobby Ebuka Clement rounded up the scoring for AF Elbasani as the club registered a comfortable [3-0] triumph over Burreli.


Raymond Adeola had a league debut to remember as he scored twice in FC Dinamo Minsk's [5-0] win at home to FC Smorgon on the opening weekend of the Premier League.


In the Challenger Pro League, KRC Genk II made light work of KV Oostende as they soared to a fine [3-1] win with massive contributions from their two Nigerian imports.

Victory Beniangba, 20, opened the scoring from the penalty spot, and teen midfielder Christian Akpan put the home team back in front in the 75th minute after the visitors equalised.


Tom Dele-Bashiru featured and Emmanuel Dennis netted the winner as Watford FC secured a [1-0] away win at Birmingham City FC to end a poor run of four Championship games without a victory.

In the Premier League, Frank Onyeka contributed one tackle and two interceptions as ten-man Brentford fell to a tough [2-1] loss at Burnley.

At Craven Cottage, Calvin Bassey and Alex Iwobi played crucial roles in lifting Fulham FC to an impressive [3-0] victory against Tottenham Hotspurs.

Bassey completed three tackles and hit the woodwork once, while Iwobi crested four chances as the Whites made it three wins in their last four league games.

In the English League One, Victor Udoh was the difference maker for Shrewsbury Town FC as his seventh league goal of the season fired his side to a slim [1-0] victory over Carlisle United FC.


Super Falcons goalkeeper, Chiamaka Nnadozie was in excellent form as she saved a penalty and kept a clean sheet to inspire Paris FC to a huge [4-0] away win at En Avant Guingamp.

In Ligue 1, Terem Moffi scored his first brace of 2024 as OGC Nice carved out a thrilling [3-1] victory against RC Lens.


Fortune Bassey scored his fourth Ligat Ha'al goal for Hapoel Petah Tikva FC as they suffered a [3-2] loss at Hapoel Jerusalem FC, who had Super Eagles goalkeeper, Adebayo Adeleye in goal.

At the Netanya Stadium, 31-year-old Adeniyi James was the standout performer for Hapoel Hadera FC as he banged a double and assisted another to power his side to a brilliant [3-1] victory against Maccabi Netanya.


After going through 2023 without a goal in 16 league games, Uchenna Kanu scored on the opening weekend of the 2024 NWSL season to help Racing Louisville FC to a [2-2] draw with Orlando Pride.

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