Eagles Abroad Match Report (1st October, 2022)

Eagles Abroad Match Report (1st October, 2022)

Olayinka Salaudeen
  • After the international break, club football resumes

  • EaglesTracker followed 125 games that could potentially feature Nigerian players from 70 different leagues around the world

  • Aribo scores his 2nd Premier League goal, Iwobi with an assist & more

  • Here are the top stories

Joe Aribo - (Southampton - English Premier League)

Joe Aribo goal vs Everton

Super Eagles midfielder, Joe Aribo, continued his good display for Southampton this season. He was on target in his side's 2-1 defeat to Iwobi's Everton. The strike was his second PL goal of the season, having scored on his league debut for the saints.

The 26-year-old scored the opener in the encounter but two quick goals from Everton handed Southampton a narrow home defeat.

Aribo featured for the entire duration in which he created a chance with two clearances but his efforts couldn't prevent his side from home defeat.

Alex Iwobi - (Everton, English Premier League)

Alex Iwobi in action against Southampton

Once again, Alex Iwobi was instrumental in Everton's play as they picked up an away win over Southampton.

The 26-year old provided the assist to the winner as Everton picked up all three points in a hard-fought contest away from home. The Super Eagles midfielder has now provided an assist in two back-to-back PL games.

In the 90 minutes he was on the pitch, he completed two dribbles, three tackles, and one interception.

Yusuf Otubanjo (FC Pyunik, Armenian Premier League)

30-year old striker, Yusuf Otubanjo scored for the third game in a row, to help his sdie, Pyunik Yerevan, earn a 5-1 home league victory.

Leon Balogun - (Queen Parks Rangers, English Championship)

The veteran Super Eagles defender put in a good defensive performance to help QPR earn a narrow, away victory over Bristol City in the English Football League Championship

The 34-year old made two interceptions and three tackles to help his side get the maximum points.

Paul Onuachu - (KRC Genk, Belgian Pro League)

 Paul Onuachu goal vs KV Oostende

Super Eagles striker, Paull Onuachu scored his first league goal of the season as KRC Genk snatched a late away victory over KV Oostende.

He featured in the entire duration of the encounter and was impressive.

Chiamaka Nnadozie - (Paris FC, French D1 Arkema)

Super Falcons goalkeeper, Chiamaka Nnadozie kept her third clean sheet of the season in Paris FC’s [0-2] away league win over Dijon.

The 21-year-old shot-stopper made two saves and was solid between the sticks throughout the match.

Calvin Bassey - (Ajax, Netherlands Eredivisie)

Calvin Bassey vs Go Ahead Eagles

Calvin Bassey put in a decent performance in Ajax's home league draw against Go Ahead Eagles.

The Super Eagles defender played the entire duration of the game, completing four tackles and two interceptions.

Stephen Eze - (Queens Park FC, Scottish Premiership)

Eze was the hero for his side as his lone goal made the difference and gave Queens Park FC a narrow home win in the Scottish Cinch Premiership.

The 28-year-old center-back scored his first goal for the club and was awarded Man of the match for his excellent performance in the game.

Muhamed Tijani - (Banik Ostrava, Czech 1 Liga)

Forward, Muhamed Tijani came off the bench to pull one back for Banik Ostrava in their [1-2] home league defeat.

The former Nigeria U20 star featured for 19 minutes and scored the consolation goal for his side.

Raphael Onyedika - (Club Brugge, Belgian Pro League)

Raphael Onyedika vs KV Mechelen

Raphael Onyedika put in an excellent midfield shift to help Club Brugge cruise to a home league win.

The 21-year old played the entire duration of the encounter, making one tackle, winning two interceptions and also creating one goalscoring chance for his side. An all-round impressive performance.

Ifeoma Onumonu - (Gotham FC, USA NWSL)

The Super Falcons striker scored her first goal since May, to help her side snap their 12-game losing streak and end their 2022 season with a 3-3 draw against Portland Thorns FC.

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