Catch up on the performances of Nigerian players in matches across Europe on Tuesday, August 22.
Chisom Egbuchulam registered two goals and provided two goals as Falkenbergs FF defeated Skoftebyns IF 4-1 in the Svenska Cupen.
Off to the Estadio da Luz, where the UEFA Champions League qualification first leg match between Benfica and PAOK Thessaloniki FC ended 1-1. Chuba Akpom was an 87th minute substitute for the Greek side.
In the Championship, Eberechi Eze put in a full shift as QPR lost 3-0 at home to Bristol City.
Derby County defeated Ipswich 2-0 at Pride Park. Tayo Edun was expectedly not listed as he served a one match ban.
Adedeji Oshilaja was benched for the entire duration as AFC Wimbledon lost 3-1 to Walsall.
Bradford City pipped Burton Albion 1-0. Former Albion star Hope Akpan logged 90 minutes for Bradford.
The introduction of Nicholas Ajose couldn’t save Charlton Athletic from falling 1-0 to Peterborough United.
Jonathan Obika played the entirety of Oxford United’s 3-2 loss to Accrington Stanley.
Plymouth and Wycombe Wanderers shared the spoils. Freddie Ladipo opened scoring for Plymouth before Adebayo Akinfenwa provided the assist for the equaliser as the game ended 1-1.
League 2 games also saw Nigerian born players in action. A quick dash to the , where Cambridge United and Exeter City. City were in good form with a 2-0 win. David Amoo and Adebayo Azeez featured for United.
Kelvin Etuhu suited up for Carlisle in their 2-1 win over Port Vale.
Elijah Adebayo climbed off the bench in the 70th minute for Swindon Town who drew 2-2 at Crawley Town.