Iheanacho, Onyekuru on target; Nwakali brilliant

Iheanacho, Onyekuru on target; Nwakali brilliant

  • On Saturday, EaglesTracker followed 146 matches that could potentially feature Nigerian footballers.
  • From 98 different leagues around the world
  • Here are the top stories

CZECH REPUBLIC

Wale Alli scored the winner for SK Dynamo České Budějovice, assisted by Quadri Adediran, in their [1-0] Fortuna Liga victory over Karviná.

Adediran supplied the assist for Alli to net the only goal of the match in the 87th minute to lead České Budějovice away from the relegation zone.

ENGLAND

In the English Premier League, Fulham carved out a deserving [3-1] victory at home to Sheffield United, with Alex Iwobi - from the start - and Calvin Bassey (as a second-half substitute) playing their part in the win.

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At Old Trafford, Frank Onyeka was introduced in the 70th minute to help Brentford preserve their one-nil lead, but Manchester United struck twice in stoppage time to earn a hard-fought [2-1] victory.

In the EFL Championship, there was no victor and no vanquished as Jamilu Collins and Cardiff City played out a thrilling [1-1] draw with Tom Dele-Bashiru's Watford.

At the King Power Stadium, Kelechi Iheanacho scored for the third consecutive league game to open the scoring for Leicester City in their [2-0] triumph over Stoke City.

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Wilfred Ndidi, who was a second-half substitute, assisted Jamie Vardy in netting the Foxes' second goal of the afternoon.

Leicester City are doing their promotion ambitions a world of good as there are now ten points between the leaders and third-placed Preston North End.

FRANCE

In the French Feminine Division 1, Rofiat Imuran and Tosin Demehin both impressed defensively for Stade de Reims as the home side forced a [1 - 0] defeat down the throat of Dijon.

In Ligue 1, Terem Moffi was forced out due to injury, but OGC Nice still managed to carve out a slim [0-1] win away to Metz.

GERMANY

Kevin Akpoguma made his third Bundesliga appearance of the season as Hoffenheim fought out an exciting [2-3] away win at Werder Bremen.

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HUNGARY

There was another Nigerian party in the Hungarian NB I as Vincent Onovo and Peter Ambrose scored the goals that powered Újpest to a well-deserved [2-0] win over visiting Diósgyőri VTK.

ITALY

In Serie A, Samuel Chukwueze played the first half of AC Milan's slender [0-1] victory over Genoa.

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Chukwueze was replaced by American forward Christian Pulisic, who grabbed the only goal of the encounter three minutes from time.

MOLDOVA

In the Super Liga, Peter Damilare Edema was the hero for CSF Bălți as he netted a brace to inspire them to a crushing [1-5] win away to Dacia-Buiucani.

PORTUGAL

Kelechi Nwakali crowned his brilliant display with a fine assist as Chaves took Gil Vicente to the cleaners with an entertaining [4-2] win in a Primeira Liga clash.

In the Segunda Liga, Morufdeen Moshood came off the bench to score the second consolation goal for Leixões as they stumbled to a [4-2] defeat at Tondela.

SAUDI ARABIA

Henry Onyekuru scored his first-ever goal for Al Fayha to help them claim a [1-1] draw away to Odion Ighalo's Al Wehda. Former Trabzonspor talisman Anthony Nwakaeme also impressed for the visitors.

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SERBIA

In the Super Liga, Adetunji Adeshina rounded off the scoring for Novi Pazar in their convincing [3 - 1] victory over Vojvodina

SPAIN

Rasheedat Ajibade faced off and triumphed against her international teammate Toni Payne as Atletico Madrid edged to a narrow [2-1] win over Sevilla.

Payne, however, netted the only goal for the visitors - her second goal in four league games this term.

SWEDEN

21-year-old Azeez Yusuf scored his fourth goal of the season to open the scoring for Skövde AIK in their fine [3 - 1] victory against Gefle in a Superettan showdown.

Godwin Aguda would be proud of his display and goal as his contribution propelled Falkenberg to an impressive [0-2] away win at Tvååker.

USA

In the MLS, Ibrahim Sunusi starred, scoring a goal and also providing an assist as CF Montreal renewed their playoffs hopes with a convincing [4-1] victory over Portland Timbers.

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