Osimhen powers Napoli's 21st league win; Boniface stars; Iwobi, Onuachu taste defeat

Osimhen powers Napoli's 21st league win; Boniface stars; Iwobi, Onuachu taste defeat

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ENGLAND

It was a disappointing day for all the Super Eagles stars involved in the Premier League on Saturday.

Alex Iwobi featured for 70 minutes as Everton lost 0-2 to Aston Villa at Goodison Park.

Paul Onuachu made his fourth appearance for Southampton but it ended in a 1-0 loss away to Leeds United.

Wilfred Ndidi captained Leicester City and Kelechi Iheanacho led the lines but the Foxes still suffered a narrow 1-0 defeat at home to Arsenal.

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Emmanuel Dennis did not make it off the bench as Nottingham Forest crumbled to a 4-0 humbling at West Ham United.

ITALY

In the Italian Serie A, Victor Osimhen's Napoli travelled to face off with Tyronne Ebuehi's Empoli at the Stadio Carlo Castellani.

Osimhen came out on the winning side, as his 19th Serie A goal handed Napoli a convincing 2-0 win - their 21st of the campaign.

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FRANCE

In France, Super Falcons goalkeeper, Chiamaka Nnadozie put behind the disappointment of the Revelations Cup to help Paris FC record an impressive 3-0 away win over Rofiat Imuran's Stade de Reims.

BELGIUM

In Belgium, Victor Boniface scored both Union Saint-Gilloise's goals in their 4-2 defeat at Westerlo. The 22-year-old striker has now scored seven goals in his debut season in the Belgian Pro League.

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SLOVAKIA

In the Slovakian Super Liga, Nigeria's Abdulrahman Taiwo grabbed Spartak Trnava's winning goal in their thrilling 3-2 triumph over Trencin.

SOUTH AFRICA

In the South African PSL, Super Eagles' Olisa Ndah came off the bench to concede the own-goal that gave rivals Kaizer Chiefs a 1-0 win over Orlando Pirates.

USA / CANADA

In the MLS, Obinna Nwobodo scored the winning goal for FC Cincinnati ti help them earn a 2-1 victory over Houston Dynamo, and kick off their 2023 league season with a win.

Chinonso Offor made his debut, while Ibrahim Sunusi featured for 83 mins in CF Montreal's season-opening 2-0 defeat at Inter Miami.

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