🔲 Nigerian trio of Anderson Esiti, Simon Moses and Orji Kalu failed to save their Belgian club as they suffered a 3-2 loss away from home against Sint-Truidense in their first game of the new Belgian Pro League.
While Simon Moses and Anderson Esiti remained on the pitch for the entire duration of the game, Orji Kalu was hauled off in the second half for Diallo.
🔲 Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi has declared himself 100% fit after spending three months on the sidelines. The midfielder has scored one goal in three matches for struggling Chinese side Tianjin TEDA since joining from Chelsea.
🔲 Nigeria winger Nnamdi Oduamadi claims he has offers from clubs in Turkey and France. He’s currently training with AC Milan.
🔲 Isaac Success was in action for 45 minutes as Watford drew 0-0 with Aston Villa.
🔲 Torino’s Joel Obi was on the scoresheet as his side beat French side Guingamp 2-0. He now has two pre-season goals.
🔲 Sylvester Igboun scored for the first time in 9 months as his club FC Ufa drew 1-1 against Ural.
🔲 Super Eagles forward Brown Ideye is hoping to land a deal with his former Greek side Olympiakos after a breakdown of relationship with his Chinese side Tianjin Teda. Ideye moved to China from the Greek champions in February for a fee in the region of €12m. The 28 year old has scored 4 goals in 14 games for the Chinese Super League side before his demotion to the youth team.
🔲 Henry Onyekuru was an unused sub as Belgian champions Anderlecht failed to break down a well organised Antwerp defence in their first league game of the season. The 20-year-old, who scored 24 goals for Belgian side Eupen last season joined Anderlecht on a season long loan.
🔲 Nigeria forward Alex Iwobi was on target for Arsenal as they defeated Benfica 5-2 in the Emirates Cup. The youngster scored from a powerful drive in the 70th minute before making way for German star Mesut Ozil four minutes later.
🔲 Victor Moses was on the losing side as Chelsea fell 2-1 to Italian side Inter Milan in Singapore. The game was Moses’ third in a row for the English champions.
🔲 Another Nigerian Kenneth Omeruo helped Chelsea reserve team record a 2-0 win over French fourth-tier club Bergerac Perigord FC in a pre- season game played at the Gaston Simounet Stadium. The Super Eagles defender is not in Antonio Conte’s plan for the coming season and is expected to go on loan.