Retired Super Eagles midfielder, Victor Moses and Samuel Chukwueze were on the winning sides while Alex Iwobi and Henry Onyekuru were unlucky to be on the losing sides during the midweek Europa League games.
The 2013 Europa League winner, Victor Moses opened the games for Nigerian players. Here is a recap of how the Nigerian players faired.
Victor Moses (Fenerbache)
The Chelsea loanee was on for the 84th minute before he was taken off in Fenerbache’s 1-0 win against Zenit St. Petersburg on Tuesday.
Alex Iwobi (Arsenal)
Stanislav Dragun’s 45th-minute goal at the Borisov Arena condemned Alex Iwobi’s Arsenal to an away loss on Thursday. Alex Iwobi was in action all through the match but was unable to alter the scoreline as the Gunners go down on Thursday.
Henry Onyekuru (Galatasaray)
Everton loanee, Henry Onyekuru was on for the entire duration of the game as Galatasaray go down at home to Benfica.
The Turkish giants were beaten 2-1 at the Ali Sami Yen Spor Kompleksi Turk Telekom Stadyumu on Thursday.
Samuel Chukeuze (Villarreal)
Super Eagles winger, Samuel Chukueze was for 74th minutes as Villarreal beat Sporting Lisbon 1-0 away from home.
The Villarreal graduate contributed his quota as The Yellow Submarine won at Estadio Jose Alvalade.
By: Tope Adefala