Simon, Osimhen and Chukwueze included in top five from the weekend
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Simon, Osimhen and Chukwueze included in top five from the weekend

Moses Simon, Victor Osimhen, Samuel Chukwueze and a few Nigerian players were on target for the European clubs over the weekend.

It was a great weekend for theese Nigerian players while a few others were a part of a great feat.

In this article, SportsRation focuses on the top five from those who found the back of the net.

5. Terem Moffi (Lorient 1-2 Reims)

Terem Moffi has scored his 8th league goal of the season in Lorient 1-2 lose to Reims in a French Ligue game on Sunday.

It was his 12th goal contribution (8 goals and 4 assists) in 32 games for Lorient.

4. Kelechi Iheanacho (Tottenham 3-1 Leicester City)

Kelechi Iheanacho goal v Tottenham

Kelechi Ihenacho scored his 4th league goal of the season in Leicester City 3-1 loss at Tottenham on Saturday.

3.  Samuel Chukwueze (Alaves 2-1 Villarreal)

Samuel Chukwueze goal

Samuel Chukwueze was on target for Villarreal as they suffered a 2-1 lose at Alaves.

The Nigerian scored a great goal ahead of Villarreal Champions League semifinal clash against Liverpool.

Samuel Chukwueze has scored 3 goals, assisted 3 goals in league games for Villarreal.

2. Victor Osimhen (Napoli 6-1 Sassoulo)

Victor Osimhen goal v Sassoulo

Victor Osimhen has scored a goal and assisted a goal to help Napoli secure a 6-1 win against Sassoulo on Saturday.

The Nigerian striker scored the second goal and assisted the third goal as Napoli rout Sassoulo 6-1.

Victor Osimhen has scored 13 league goals, assisted 2 goals in 24 league games.

1. Moses Simon (Lens 2-2 Nantes)

Simon Moses first goal

Simon Moses second goal

Moses Simon scored a first half brace to hand Nantes a 2-0 lead against 10-man Lens going into the break.

But the home team roared back in the second half to secure a 2-2 draw and a point from the game.

Also, Silas Nwankwo scored the winner for Mjallby AIF in their home league victory.

Emeka Eze also scored a brace to lead Ankara kg to an away league victory.

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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