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ROUND-UP: Iheanacho, Alhassan Extend Goal Droughts; Etebo, Aluko Shine; Emenike, Kayode Out

ROUND-UP: Iheanacho, Alhassan Extend Goal Droughts; Etebo, Aluko Shine; Emenike, Kayode Out

By Johnny Edward: Kelechi Iheanacho extended his goal drought in the English Premier League to 13 games on Saturday, firing blanks in Leicester City’s 1-1 draw at home to Stoke City, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.

The Nigeria forward came on for Danny Simpson with 28 minutes left to play.
Iheanacho last scored an EPL goal in the colours of Manchester City 15 months ago.
Iheanacho’s goals this season have come in the Emirates FA Cup for the Foxes.
His compatriot, Wilfred Ndidi, made his 28th English Premier League appearance in the encounter.

In the English Championship, Super Eagles forward Sone Aluko played the whole of Reading’s 3-3 draw at home to Derby County.

The game was Aluko’s 34th this season.
In the Spanish LaLiga, Nigeria midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo made his fourth start for Las Palmas who played out a 0-0 draw with Leganes on Saturday.
His compatriot Imoh Ezekiel replaced Pedro Tana in the 80th minute of the game. It was Ezekiel’s second substitute appearance since he joined the club in February.
Nigerian striker Emmanuel Emenike was missing from the match day squad.
At Camp Nou, FC Barcelona came a goal down to annihilate Girona 6-1 who were without Olanrewaju Kayode in Saturday’s LaLiga clash.
Olanrewaju is yet to feature for Girona in 2018 after rejoining the club from the Christmas break.
In Austria, Ibrahim Al Hassan played all 90 minutes for Austria Wein in their 2-1 defeat to Admira Moedling.
The game was his 17th in the Austrian Bundesliga.
The former Akwa United forward has failed to score in his last 14 games. He has scored once since he joined the Austrian club.

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