By Johnny Edward:
Super Eagles defender Wilfred Ndidi scored his second career goal for Genk in Wednesday’s 4-2 home win over Club Brugge in the Belgian league play-offs, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
The former Flying Eagles star, who scored his first goal in Genk’s 2-1 win over Zulte Waregem in January, blasted home a fierce shot at the edge of the box for his side’s opener in the 14th minute.
Ndidi has made 30 appearances for Genk in the Belgian pro-division.
In Israel, Anthony Nwakaeme netted a consolatory goal in the 87th minute for Hapoel Be’er Sheva who crashed out of the Israeli State Cup following their 3-1 loss to Maccabi Haifa in the semifinal on Wednesday night.
John Ogu also played 90 minutes of the encounter. He has featured in 29 Ligat ha’Al games scoring four goals and has been yellow-carded eight times so far this season.
In England, Odion Ighalo was left out of the Watford side that lost 3-1 to West Ham at Upton Park on Wednesday night with the Nigerian duo of Victor Moses and Emmanuel Emenike making second half substitute appearances for the Hammers.
In Italy, Super Eagles midfielder Ogenyi Onazi made his 11th start for Lazio who lost 3-0 away to Juventus at the Juventus Stadium.
Onazi, who scored his first goal of the season in ten months and his second this season last Sunday, has made 16 appearances in all competitions for Lazio who are now ninth on the Serie A log with 48 points from 33 games.
At the Stadio Olimpico, Joel Obi played the whole of Torino’s 3-2 loss to Roma. It was his tenth appearance since he returned from his injury spell.
In Turkey, Godfrey Oboabona was substituted for Sercan Kaya in the 72nd minute in Rizespor’s 3-1 loss to Galatasaray at the Yeni Rize Sehir Stadium. It was his 28th appearance this season