Nigerian Players Abroad: Weekend Football Roundup

Nigerian Players Abroad: Weekend Football Roundup

Leicester City edged Aston Villa 2-1 at Villa Park in Sunday’s Premier League clash to go second on the log.

Wilfred Ndidi was in action for 90 minutes in the encounter while compatriot Kelechi Iheanacho was an unused substitute 

Joe Aribo was thrilled to get on the scoresheet as Rangers beat Dundee United 4-1 in their Scottish Premiership clash at Ibrox on Sunday afternoon.

The midfielder continued his recent fine form with a superb second-half strike to help Steven Gerrard’s side to another three points in the Scottish Premiership.

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Super Eagles defender Tyronne Ebuehi was on target as FC Twente were held to a 2-2 draw at home by Feyenoord in their league clash on Sunday afternoon.

Ebuehi added the second a minute later, tapping in a low cross from close range. 

Terem Moffi had assist but could not prevent Lorient from going down 4-1 at home to Lille, in the French Ligue 1 on Sunday, 

Moffi set up Jerome Hergault for Lorient’s goal in the 23rd minute which made it 1-1. 

But Lille went on to score three more goals to claim the big win away from home. 

Kenneth Omeruo was in action and helped promote Leganes pip visiting Tenerife 1-0, in the Spanish Segunda (second division) on Sunday.

Omeruo saw 90 minutes of action for Leganes in the game which was his 16th in the league this season.

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