Nigerian Exports : Henry, Etebo & Onovo Score, Idowu Sees Red, Enyeama On The Mend

Published: September 08, 2017
Nigerian Exports : Henry, Etebo & Onovo Score, Idowu Sees Red, Enyeama On The MendCatch up on the performances of Nigerian players in matches across Europe on Friday, September 8.

Nigeria international Henry Onyekuru bagged a brace, his first goals of the season, as Anderlecht turned a 2-1 deficit into a 3-2 win in a Belgian First Division tie held at Constant Vanden Stock.

The Everton loanee opened the scoring in the third minute, and made the score 2-2 after 77 minutes. He was shown a yellow card in the 59th minute.

Across the border in France, former Nigeria international Vincent Enyeama was missing from the Lille squad that were held to a goalless draw by Bordeaux.

The goalkeeper is on the road to recovery as he has started working with the ball.

Oghenekaro Etebo scored his second league goal of the season in Feirense's 3-2 loss to Sporting CP at Estadio Marcolino de Castro. The midfielder was replaced in the fifth minute of second half stoppage time.

Former Golden Eaglets goalkeeper Dele Alampasu was not included in Feirense's match day squad.

Super Eagles stars Reuben Gabriel and Gbolahan Salami started for KuPS in their 2-1 home win versus SJK. Salami came off with nine minutes left on the clock.

Vincent Onovo scored his first goal since June as pacesetters HJK Helsinki thrashed VPS 3-0 at Elisa Stadion (Vaasa). 

The midfielder was on target in the 11th minute and got replaced on 57 minutes. Teammate Faith Friday Obilor worked a full shift for the champions in waiting.

Nigeria target Brian Idowu was red carded in the 90th minute of Amkar Perm's 1-0 loss at home to CSKA Moscow, for whom Aaron Samuel was an unused substitute. Fegor Ogude didn't make Amkar Perm's match day squad.

Ola Aina started and logged 90 minutes as Hull City were thrashed 5-0 by Derby County at Pride Park. England U20 World Cup winning defender Fikayo Tomori watched proceedings from the bench.

Ifeanyi Emmanuel

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