Futbalgalore.com takes you on a voyage of Nigerian players abroad on Tuesday.
Brighton & Hove Albion were knocked out of the Carabao Cup at the second round stage after a 1-0 defeat to Southampton at the Amex Stadium.
Super Eagles central defender Leon Balogun was omitted for the game.
QUEENS Park Rangers booked their place in the third round of the Carabao Cup with a convincing 3-1 victory over Bristol Rovers on what was an entertaining night at Loftus Road.
Bright Osayi-Samuel gave QPR a bright start with an early goal.
AFC Wimbledon threatened to take West Ham to penalties in the Carabao Cup, before two late goals won it for the Premier League side in a 3-1 victory.
Deji Oshilaja featured for Dons while Nigerian/Italian central defender Angelo Ogbonna netted for the visitors.
AFC Bournemouth were much changed but two first-half goals helped ease them to a 3-0 Carabao Cup win over League Two MK Dons.
Into added time and Jordon Ibe sliced inside from the right and took aim, with Nicholls palming away his effort with a superb save, though a minute later the winger did have his goal as he stole into the box and hammered a left-footed drive low at the near post, a lovely strike to rubber stamp the Cherries’ place into the third round.
Super Eagles forward Kelechi Iheanacho scored a goal in the 46th minute as Leicester City thumped Fleetwood 4-0.
His compatriot Wilfred Ndidi played no part in the game.
In the CAF Champions League, 1º de Agosto progressed to the quarter finals thanks to a 2-1 win over Mbanane Swallows.
Akinfenwa Ibukun provided an assist for the Angolan side while Razaq Adegbite was benched for the entire match duration. Yisa Anifowoshe didn’t make the cut.
Stanley Umukoro featured for Swallows in the game played at the Estádio 11 de Novembro (Luanda).
Horoya grabbed a 0-0 draw against Mamelodi Sundowns. Simeon Bolaji played for 66 minutes and the result means Horooya qualified for the last eight in the competition.
At the Stade General Eyadema, Wydad Casablanca picked a points against Togo Port in a game that ended 0-0. Michael Babatunde was in action for 89 minutes in the colours of the Moroccan Botola Pro 1 outfit.
Following a 1-1 draw at TP Mazembe, Moroccan side Difaâ El Jadida exited the CAF Champions as amassed six points.
Anthony Okpotu didn’t make the 18-man Difaâ El Jadida squad for the match.