Eagles Abroad Match Report (27th August, 2022)

Eagles Abroad Match Report (27th August, 2022)

Ayo Ogala
  • EaglesTracker followed 114 games which could potentially feature Nigerian players
  • From 61 different leagues around the world
  • Umar nets his second La Liga goal of the season, Alozie saves Houston Dash & More

Michelle Alozie (Houston Dash - NWSL)

Super Falcons star, Michelle Alozie came off the bench to find the back of the net in Houston Dash's 2-2 draw with Washington Spirit.

The right back was brought on in the 81st minute by James Clarkson and went on to score the score the equalizer seconds before fulltime.

With this result, the Texas based team sit in 2nd place with 29 points.

Sadiq Umar (UD Almeria - La Liga Santander)

Sadiq Umar scored for the second consecutive game to seal an unexpected comeback victory for UD Almeria over Sevilla.

The Nigerian international who played the entire duration of the game, completed the comeback in the 55th minute with a simple tap in.

His strike gave the Rojiblancos their first win of the season.

Chidera Ejuke (Hertha Berlin - German Bundesliga)

Nigerian International, Chidera Ejuke was impressive for Hertha Berlin in their narrow loss to Borussia Dortmund.

Ejuke dazzled, causing havoc for the defense line of the Black and Yellows.

The Super Eagles forward played the entire duration of the game, completing nine dribbles and creating two chances.

Tolu Arokodare (Amiens SC - Ligue 2)

Former Nigerian youth international, Tolu Arokodare scored in Amiens' 1-1 draw with Le Harve.

Tolu scored the opener in the 13th minute before Thiare levelled the game in the 72nd minute.

The lanky striker now has two goals in five Ligue 2 games.

Alexander Iwobi (Everton FC - Premier League)

Super Eagles posterboy, Alex Iwobi was immense for the Frank Lampard led boys in their 1-1 draw with Brentford.

Big 17 continued his solid midfield display for Everton this season, having 5 successful tackles and creating 1 chance.

Philip Otele (UTA Arad FC - Romanian Liga I)

23-year old forward, Philip Otele scored his first goal of the season in UTA Arad's 2-1 league victory over Universitatea Craiova.

He opened the scoring in the 9th minute, with a back-post header, off a beautiful cross from Wesley Jobello.

Cyriel Dessers & David Okereke (U.S Cremense - Italian Serie A)

Nigerian internationals, Cyriel Dessers and David Okereke both featured for Serie A newsboys, U.S Cremense in their 2-1 loss to Torino.

Dessers bagged an assist in the game, after combining with Leonardo Sernicola to score Cremense's consolation goal.

David Okereke was also on parade for the Cremona based outfit.

On the other hand, Super Eagles defender Ola Aina also featured in Torino’s narrow win at Cremonese.

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