Shanghai Shenhua's Ighalo Nets Brace; Ufa's Igboun Scores Winner; Erzurum BB's Eduok Tallies 8th Goal
Published: April 07, 2019
Shanghai Shenhua's Ighalo Nets Brace; Ufa's Igboun Scores Winner; Erzurum BB's Eduok Tallies 8th Goal
Round up of the Nigerian players that registered their names on the scoresheet for their foreign clubs in matches that took place on Sunday, April 7.

In the Chinese Super League, Odion Ighalo netted for the third successive game as Shanghai Shenhua hammered Sone Aluko's Beijing Renhe 5-1 at  Hongkou Stadium (Shanghai).

The Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers top scorer netted a rare goal from outside the box to give the home team a 3-0 lead in the 34th minute before making it 4-0 with a brilliant close-range effort on 66 minutes.

Let's go to the Russian Premier League. Ufa beat Rostov 1-0 on game week 22 thanks to Sylvester Igboun's 25th minute winner.

The former FC Midtjylland man now has three goals in his last four appearances in the Russia top flight.

Finally in the Turkish Super Lig, relegation candidates BB Erzurumspor were beaten 2-1 by Kasımpaşa despite Emem Eduok's goal in the 61st minute which took his tally to eight in the league alone.

Eduok spent the first half of the season at Kasimpasa, scoring 5 goals in 18 matches.

Igho Kingsley

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