It was another busy football weekend for Nigerian players abroad as Rasheedat scored her first goal of the season, Boniface scored a stoppage time winner and Iwobi assisted his fourth goal of the season.


Taiwo Awoniyi scored a brilliant header in the first half against Fulham but his Nottingham Forest side couldn’t secure the victory as they fell to a 3-2 defeat at home.

Wilfried Ndidi and Leicester tough start to the season continued as the Nigerian only made one tackle and lost possession that lead to a goal in the 6-2 defeat by Tottenham. Kelechi Ihenacho played the last 16 minutes of the game but couldn’t make any difference as Son ran Leicester riot.

On the other hand, Alex Iwobi continued his impressive performance for Everton, winning Man of the Match and providing the assist to the only goal in a 1-0 victory over West Ham.

Leon Balogun made two impressive tackles and six clearances to help QPR keep a clean sheet against Stoke City.

Super Falcons star, Ashleigh Plumptre had a personal good game in Leicester women loss to Tottenham with her five interceptions and twelve ball recoveries.

Frank Onyeka also came on for Brentford to play the last half hour but couldn’t stop 0-3 demolishing by Arsenal.

William Troost-Ekong played 90 minutes for Watford in 2-2 draw to Stoke City in the Championship game.


Rasheedat Ajibade scored her first goal of the season as Athletico kickstarted their season with a 1-3 win over Toni Payne’s Sevilla. The blue haired girl played 78 minutes in their victory while Toni Payne played the entire duration of the match.

Samuel Chukwueze played 59 minutes in Villarreal 1-1 draw with Sevilla. He had an impressive first half creating three clear chances for his teammates and looked like their most lively attacker.


Chidera Ejuke got his second assist of the season as Hertha Berlin were held to a 1-1 draw by Mainz.

Super Eagles returnee, Kevin Akpoguma had another impressive shift at the heart of Hoffeinham’a defense as his four tackles and four interceptions held SC Freiburg to a goalless draw.

Anthony Ujah scored both goals for Eintracht Braunschweig in a 2-1 win over Karlsruher.


Terrem Moffi also scored his sixth goal of the season in FC Lorient 1-3 away win over Auxerre.

Josh Maja scored a penalty in the penalty game as Bordeaux won Dijon 2-1. This is his fifth goal of the season.

Saudi Arabia

Odion Ighalo scored his third league goal of the season as Al Hilal cruised to a 3-0 victory.

Anthony Nwankaeme scored his first goal for Al-Fahya to earn a 1-1 draw.


Victor Boniface scored a stoppage time victory for Union Saint Gilloise in a 1-2 victory away at Eupen.

New Super Eagles invitee, Raphael Onyedika made three tackles as Club Brugge fell to a surprising 3-0 defeat to Standard.

Other Leagues

William Agada netted two goals for Sporting Kansas City in their 4-1 victory over Minnesota. The forward has now scored seven goals this season.

In Turkey, Emeka Eze and Jesse Sekidika scored two and one goal respectively as Eyupspor sinked Bandırmaspor 4-1.

In Italy, Cyriel Dessers and David Okereke played 90 minutes in an humiliating 0-4 defeat at home to Lazio.

In the Dutch League, Calvin Bassey made three tackles and four clearances in Ajax away defeat to Az Alkmar.