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Ikeme Gets First Career Red Card In Wolves Defeat; Enyeama Bags 6th Clean Sheet

Ikeme Gets First Career Red Card In Wolves Defeat; Enyeama Bags 6th Clean Sheet

 

 

By Johnny Edward:

 

It was a red Saturday for Nigeria's first choice goalkeeper, Carl Ikeme  in the Bet Championahip as he was sent off in Wolverhampton Wanderers 3-1 loss away to Norwich City,Completesportsnigeria.com reports.

The Super Eagles shot stopper was given the marching order in the 72nd minute of the match.

It was the first time the 32 year old was sent off in his club career.

Also in the Championship, Sone Aluko made way for Matt Smith in the 88th minute of Fulham's 1-1 draw away at Queens Park Rangers.

 

In France, former Nigeria captain and goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama, kept his sixth clean sheet of the season in goal for Lille who forced Djion to a goalless draw.

It was his 23rd appearance this campaign for the French side.

In the Premier League, Odion Ighalo,  was handed a cameo appearance as he belted his 100th game for Watford who drew 2-2 at AFC Bournemouth on Saturday.

The 27 year old came on for the last two minutes for Kabasele in what was his 23rd appearance this term for the Hornets.

It was Ighalo's 13th substitute appearance for the Hornets this season.

At the Hawthorns, Victor Anichebe returned to action after five weeks out injured in Sunderland's 2-0 loss to West Brom on Saturday.

The Nigerian forward replaced Adnan Janujaz in the 66th minute of the defeat.

At the Ethiad Stadium, Kelechi Iheanacho was not listed for action for the first time this season for Manchester City who drew 2-2 at home to Tottenham Hotspur.

Iheanacho has scored six goals this term in 23 appearances.

In Spain, Uche Agbo was missing in action for Granada who lost 3-1 away to Espaynol.

Agbo who has made ten appearances till date was left out due to suspension.

In Turkey, Godfrey Oboabona played his 21st game for Rizespor who lost 2-1 to Konyaspor.

The Nigeria international played the entire duration of the encounter.

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