By Johnny Edward:
In-form Super Eagles winger Nnamdi Oduamadi was Varese’s match hero as he scored the only goal to earn his side all three points against ten man Empoli at the Franco Ossola stadium
Oduamadi who missed his side’s 1-1 draw away to Trapani last Friday due to flu shot his side into the lead in the 60th minute for his third strike in his seventh appearances since rejoining Varese in January.
In the English Championship, Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo played all 90 minutes for Middlesbrough who forced Huddersfield Town to a 2-2 draw. It was Omeruo’s seventh game in the Aitor Karanka’s side.
At the Signal-Iduna-Park in Germany, Chinedu Obasi made his ninth Bundesliga game of the season when he replaced Leon Goretzka in the 85th minute as Schalke 04 played out a goalless draw away to Borussia Dortmund. He has scored once this season.
Shola Ameobi watched from the bench as Everton defeated Newcastle Uuited 2-0 at St James Park. The 32 year old forward is yet to score this season.
Meanwhile, Efe Ambrose’s Celtic could win their third successive championship with a win against Partick Thistle at Firhill tonight. The Nigerian international has played all SPL games this season for the Hoops.