Eagles in Europe Wrap: Osimhen, Simy, Maja on target, Zaidu assists; Mikel, Iwobi star
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Eagles in Europe Wrap: Osimhen, Simy, Maja on target, Zaidu assists; Mikel, Iwobi star

It was a great Saturday for Super Eagles players across Europe.

Victor Osimhen, Simy Nwankwo and Josh Maja were on target for their respective clubs while Sanusi Zaidu assisted a goal in the Portuguese Classico.

Here is out the Eagles stars faired across Europe.

7. Alex Iwobi (England, Everton)

Alex Iwobi was introduced in the second half as Everton chased a point at Goodison Part in the Merseyside Derby.

The Super Eagles attacker contributed his quota as Everton played a 2-2 draw against Liverpool on Saturday.

6. Joe Aribo (Scotland, Rangers)

Joe Aribo started from the bench for his first game after returning from injury.

The Super Eagles midfielder had a cameo as Rangers secured a comfortable 2-0 win against Celtics at the Celtic Park on Saturday.

Leon Balogun was an unused sub in the game.

5. Zaidu Sanusi  (Portugal, FC Porto )

Zaidu Sanusi assisted FC Porto’s first goal as the played a 2-2 draw against Sporting Lisbon on Saturday.

4. Mikel Obi (England, Stoke City)

Former Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel was on the pitch the entire time as Stoke City secured a 2-0 win against Luton Town.

3. Josh Maja (Bordeaux)

Josh Maja was on target in Bordeaux 3-1 loss to Marseille on Saturday.


2. Simy Nwankwo (Italy, Crotone)

Simy stepped up and converted from the spot kick for his second league goal of the season and Crotone only goal in their 1-1 draw against Juventus.

He also celebrated his second league goal by raising a shirt with the #EndPoliceBrutality writings.

1. Victor Osimhen (Italy, Napoli)

Victor Osimhen finally open his goal scoring account with a super goal for Napoli against Atalanta.

The 21-year-old scored Napoli’s 4th goal in their 2-1 win at the San Paolo on Saturday.

Victor Osimhen marked his debut goal by joining millions of Nigerian youths who are protesting against Police Brutality by raising a shirt with the #EndPoliceBrutality writings.

Tope Adefala

Tope Adefala is an experienced sports writer, editor, and web designer. A former editor at Sportlineng.com. Talks sports with a great bias for Basketball, Tennis, Field Hockey and Football. Presently the media officer of Nigeria Hockey Federation. I have been in the business of Sports communication and marketing for more than 10 years. Not forgetting that I won West African University Games, Nigeria University Games gold medals. You can find me on Twitter @1topham.

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