Crotone's Simy, Hearts' Uche, Revs' Anibaba Score To Help Clubs Record 2-1 WinsPublished: March 31, 2019
Catch up on the Nigeria-eligible players that were on target for their foreign clubs in the latest round of matches in Europe and America.
Nigeria international Simeon Tochukwu Nwankwo now has a hand in 8 goals (6 goals, 2 assists) in his last five appearances in the Italian Serie B, thanks to his brace in Crotone's 2-1 win at Carpi on Saturday.
The 1.98 meters tall striker fired home a penalty to put Crotone 1-0 up in the 19th minute and got his brace on 64 minutes when he rounded the goalkeeper after a through pass from Zanellato.
Simy came close to a hat-trick in the 85th minute when he got in a header on goal but the attempt was saved by the goalkeeper.
In the Scottish Premiership, former Dream Team VI invitee Uche Ikpeazu was the hero as Heart of Midlothian fought back from a goal down to claim a 2-1 win against Aberdeen at Tynecastle Park.
The physical striker powered his way past his marker before slotting the ball into the bottom right corner in the 77th minute. It proved to be the winning goal.
In Major League Soccer, former United States U20 international Jalil Anibaba has taken 33 games to open his goalscoring account for New England Revolution after scoring in their 2-1 victory against Minnesota United at the Gillette Stadium.
The central defender gave Revs the lead with a diving header in minute ten.
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