Super Eagles Watch: Iwobi stuck on the bench as Iheanacho gets cameo appearance

Emem Eduok
By Samuel Omaenikun

The major leagues in Europe are gradually coming back to life, and as excited as we are to have them back it's also time for us to look out for standout Nigerians in the last match day.

This season promises to be exciting as lots of Nigerian players moved across Europe now let's see how some of them faired...


Wilfred Ndidi was on from start to finish in the season opener for Leicester City, as they squared up against Arsenal.

Wilfred Ndidi
He put up a spirited display.   Meanwhile teammate Kelechi Iheanacho could only see 8 minutes of action as City began their Premier League campaign on a losing note.
They went down in a heartbreaking fashion to Arsenal 4-3.

On the other side of things Nigerian international Alex Iwobi was seen as only good enough for the bench of the gunners.

In the Championship, Sone Aluko was in action for the entire 90 minutes as Fulham barked their way to a one all draw against reading.

In France Chidozie Awaziem was on for the full match as Nantes fell at home to Marseille leaving them with zero points from two games.

William Troost-Ekong and Mikel Agu both stated for Bursaspor as they were beaten away from home one nil by Istanbul Basaksehir in the first game of the season. While Williams played the entire game, Agu was subbed off in the 84 minute.

Okechukwu Azubuike was on full display as Yeni Malatyaspor totally dominated their opponents Osmanlispor FK with the game ending 3 goals to 1. 

Meanwhile his teammate Sunday MBA was stuck on the bench for the entire game.
The Osmanlispor side also had two Nigerians in their ranks as Aminu Umar was on for 90 minute while Raheem Lawal was subbed on in the 75th minute.

Emem Eduok came off the bench in the 60th minute to score in the 86 as Kasimpasa where 3 goals to 1 winners away from home against Alanyaspor.

Elderson Echiejile was a start for Sivasspor as they were beaten narrowly by Akhisar Belediye Genclik Ve Spor, Echiejile played the entire game.
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