Yakubu Aiyegbeni, Hope Akpan (Reading): Yakubu Aiyegbeni made his fourth appearance for
Reading who lost 3-0 at home to Nottingham Forest who remain unbeaten under new manager Dougie Freedman. The 33-year-old replaced Simon Cox in the 71st minute. His compatriot Hope Akpan was an unused substitute has made 15th appearances in the Championship.
Shola Ameobi (Crystal Palace): Ex-Nigerian international Shola Ameobi replaced Wilfried
Zaha in the72nd minute his second appearance for Crystal Palace who beat West Ham 3-1 at Upton Park on Saturday. The 33-year-old who made a January switch to the club made his debut against Arsenal.
Brown Ideye, Victor Anichebe (West Brom): In-form Super Eagles forward Brown Ideye played
for 85 minutes before limping off in West Brom’s 1-0 win over Southampton. The 26-year-old who has weighed in six goals in 22 appearances in all competition so far played with a pain-killing injection. His compatriot Victor Anichebe meanwhile failed to make the matchday 18 after a groin injury hen picked up at Burnley three weeks ago.
Odion Ighalo (Watford):Nigerian striker, Odion Ighalo was left out of Watford’s squad that
defeated Leeds United 3-2 at Elland Road due to a tigh hamstring. The win sees Watford move within three points of the Championship summit.
Victor Moses (Stoke City): Super Eagles player Victor Moses played all 90 minutes for Stoke
City who defeated Hull 1-0 at the Britannia Stadium. Moses who scored his second goal of the season to hand the Potters a win last weekend has so far played in 16 games for Mark Hughes side.
Jordan Ibe (Liverpool): Nigeria-born winger Jordan Ibe was an unused substitute for Liverpool who defeated Manchester City 2-1 on Sunday at Anfield.
Kenneth Omeruo (Middlesbrough); Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo was hurled off in the
58th minute for Grant Leadbitter in Middlesbrough’s 1-0 loss to Leeds United. Omeruo was adjudged to have handled in the Middlesbrough box, giving Atdhe Nuhiu the opportunity to send the host into the lead.
Efe Ambrose (Celtic): Efe Ambrose made his 18th appearance for Celtic in their 4-0 win at
home to Aberdeen to extend their lead at the top of the SPL. He was on for the entire duration of the encounter.
Vincent Enyeama (Lille): Super Eagles skipper Vincent Enyeama was beaten once in goal for
Lille who defeated Lyon 2-1 to Lyon at the Pierre-Mauroy stadium. Enyeama who has kept 11 clean sheets this season has conceded 24 goals in 27 Ligue 1 games this season in action for Lille.
Ogenyi Onazi (Lazio): Ogenyi Onazi was an unused substitute in Lazio’s 3-0 win against Sassuolo. He has made 12 Serie A apperances so far.
Ramon Azeez (Almeria): Super Eagles midfielder Ramon Azeez was on the bench for the entire
90 minutes duration in Almeria’s 0-0 draw at home to Deportivo La Coruna on Saturday. He has played nine games so far with his last game.
Kalu Uche (Levante): Nigerian forward, Kalu Uche scored a brilliant chip in Levante 4-2 loss to Rayo Vallecano at the Campo de Futbol de Vallecas stadium. The Nigerian star came on as a 69th minute substitute for Jordi Xumetra and latched onto a through-ball to grab his second goal in his fifth appearance since joining the club in January. Levante will host Eibar in their next match on March 6.
Success Isaac (Granada): Flying Eagles forward Success Isaac replaced Lassana Bangoura in
the 78th minute of Granada’s 3-1 loss to Barcelona at the Nuevo Los Cármenes.
Godfrey Oboabona (Rizespor): Nigeria defender Godfrey Oboabona was an unused substitute in
Rizespor’s 3-0 home win over Eskişehirspor who had Raheem Lawal sent off in the 18th minute for dissent. Oboabona has one goal in 12 games so far while Lawal who will now sit out the next three games has banged in two goals in 20 league games.
John Utaka (Sivasspor): John Utaka played for 69 minutes in Sivasspor’s 0-0 draw away at
Gençlerbirliği. Utaka who has scored two goals in 13 games this season was replaced by Batuhan Karadeni.
Anthony Ujah (FC Cologne): Nigerian forward Anthony Ujah headed in his eight league goal of
the season as FC Cologne lost 4-1 to Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich on Friday at the Allianz Arena.The Nigeria striker gave his club hope of getting something from the game when he finished off Matthias Lehman’s cross in the 45th minute to end the first half 2-1. Cologne next game is against SC Freiburg on Tuesday in a DFB Cup game.
Uche Nwofor (Lierse), Wilfred Ndidi (Genk): Nigerian defender Wilfred Ndidi was an unused substitute as his side Genk defeated Lierse 2-0 away. Ndidi has played once this season for Genk. His Nigerian counterpart, Uche Nwofor was not dressed for the match.
Imoh Ezekiel (Standard Liege): One-cap Super Eagles striker Imoh Ezekiel featured for 90 minutes in Standard Liege’s 1-0 win over Cercle Brugge. The game was his fourth and he has score two goals.
Simeon Nwankwo (Gil Vicente),Michael Uchebo, Gabriel Reuben (Boavista): Nigerian players Michael Uchebo and Reuben Gabriel were both in action for 90 minutes as Boavista held Gil Vicente to a 1-1 draw. Uchebo who has scored three goals so far, has 15 games under his belt while Gabriel who is yet to score, has appeared eight times. Their Nigerian counterpart Simeon Nwankwo, also featured for 90 minutes. He has seven goals in 19
Dele Alampasu, Anderson Esiti (Estoril): Nigerian midfielder Anderson Esiti was sent off in the 68th minute as his side Estoril were thrashed 6-0 by Benfica. Esiti who is yet to score for Estoril, has featured 15 times this term. His Nigerian team-mate Dele Alampasu is currently with the Flying Eagles preparing for the African Youth Championship in Senegal.
Rabiu Ibrahim, Kingsley Madu, Emmanuel Edmond (Trencin): Former junior international Rabiu
Ibrahim scored his first goal for Trencin as they defeated Dukla 2-0 at home. The game was
his fourth this current campaign.
Ayodele Makinwa, Amarachi Osuji, Marshal Johnson, Blessing Eleke (ND GOrica): Nigerian
attacker Blessing Eleke scored on his debut but the goal wasn’t enough as his side Gorica
lost 5-1 away to Maribor.