Eagles Abroad Match Report (13th August, 2022)

Eagles Abroad Match Report (13th August, 2022)

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    • EaglesTracker followed 102 games which could potentially feature Nigerian players
    • From 48 different leagues around the world
    • Lookman nets his first goal for Atalanta, Onyekuru scores for the second straight game & more

    Babajide Akintola and Henry Onyekuru (Adana Demirspor - Turkish Superlig)

    Nigerian duo of Babajide Akintola and Henry Onyekuru were on song for Adana Demirspor in their 3-0 win over Sivasspor. Akintola scored one and assisted another while Onyekuru scored for the second consecutive game.

    The win takes Adana Demirspor to the top spot in the Turkish topflight.

    Ademola Lookman (Atalanta BC - Italian Serie A)

    Lookman made a fast start to life in Italy as he came off the bench to score a goal in Atalanta's hard-earned 2-0 Serie A victory.

    The 24-year old Super Eagles forward was brought on in the 63rd minute and went on to score a goal that sealed the maximum points away at Sampdoria.

    Ayo Obileye (Livingston FC - Scottish Premiership)

    Centre back, Ayo Obileye played the role of super hero as his late headed goal secured a 2-1 win for Livingston over Hibernian.

    Ayo who played the entire the duration of the game made 12 clearances and blocked two shots in an overall impressive display.

    Joe Aribo (Southampton FC - English Premier League)

    The Super Eagles Midfielder had a day to remember as he scored his first English Premier League goal for Southampton, in their 2-2 draw against Leeds.

    Hasenhüttl brought Aribo into the game in the 61st minute when the Saints were down by two goals. He went on to reduce the deficit eleven minutes later, and inspired the team's comeback.

    Emeka Eze (Eyuspor - Turkish TFF 1 Lig)

    25-year old striker, Emeka Eze scored a debut-day goal to earn a narrow 1-0 Turkish second division victory for Eyuspor, over Denizlispor.

    He joined the side on a permanent transfer in June, following an impressive 2021/2022 season with Ankara Keciorengucu.

    Samuel Chukwueze (Villarreal CF - Spanish La Liga Santander)

    Nigeria's wing wizard, Samuel Chukwueze excelled in the Yellow Submarines' 3-0 win away at Real Valladolid.

    Samu started the match on the bench, making his entry in the 63rd minute. His goal contribution would however come in the 81st minute as he assisted Alejandro Baena to extend Villarreal's lead.

    Obinna Nwobodo (FC Cincinnati - USA MLS)

    Nwobodo continued his impresive start to life in the MLS, providing an assist for the opening goal in Sporting Kansas City FC's 2-2 draw at home against Atlanta United.

    William Agada (Sporting Kansas City - USA MLS)

    The 22-year old striker scored for the second consecutive game as Sporting Kansas City fell to a disappointing 4-3 away league defeat at Austin FC.

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