Nigerians abroad: Omeruo solid, Adebayo excellent, Moffi wins, Okoronkwo strikes, Abiama shines in Germany
Soccernet.ng highlights some eye-catching displays from Nigerian footballers outside the country’s shores on Friday, October 28, 2023.
In Serie A, Chukwubuikem Ikwuemesi was on the losing as Salernitana lost by the slimmest of margins to Genoa.
David Okereke played his part to help Cremonese claim their fourth win of the Serie B campaign following a 1-2 triumph at Cittadella.
In the 2 Bundesliga, David Abiama shone like a million stars in Greuther Fürth’s commanding 4-0 victory against Osnabrück.
Abiama scored one and assisted another as Greuther Fürth made it four wins in their first 11 league games.
OGC Nice provisionally returned to the top of the French Ligue 1 table after their hard-fought 0-1 away win at Clermont Foot.
Terem Moffi came off the bench for the winners in the 58th minute before Algerian midfielder Hicham Boudaoui netted the game’s sole goal in the 74th minute.
In the Czech Republic FNL, Emmanuel Anih netted a stoppage-time consolation goal for Příbram in their 2-1 defeat away to Viktoria Žižkov.
Ahmed Adebayo was the only shining light for Tammeka as he scored both of their goals in their 2-7 home loss to Tallinna Kalev in the Estonian Meistriliiga.
In the Russian First League, 20-year-old Jonathan Okoronkwo netted his tenth goal of the season to open the scoring for Arsenal Tula in their 1-1 draw at Alaniya Vladikavkaz.
Super Eagles defender Olisa Ndah’s contribution could not power Orlando Pirates to a clean sheet as the Bucs played out a thrilling 1-1 home draw with Polokwane City in their PSL fixture.
In Turkey, new Super Eagles star Fisayo Dele-Bashiru did his bit, but it was not enough for Hatayspor as they stumbled to a 1-2 defeat at home to Kayserispor.
2013 Africa Cup of Nations winner Kenneth Omeruo had a better story to tell as he stood strong in defence for Kasımpaşa during their 3-1 triumph over İstanbulspor.