Water FC products Emeka Chinonso and Olawale Oladoye were listed in the Gent 18-man that faced KV Mechelen in the Belgian First Division A Playoff ECL Group on Saturday.
The visitors won 2-1 at Argosstadion Achter de Kazerne to seal a place in next season’s UEFA Europa League.
Roman Bezus and Tarik Tissoudali gave Gent a two-goal cushion in the all important game.
Ferdy Druijf scored from the penalty spot to set up a nervy final 18 minutes.
Coach Hein Vanhaezebrouck threw on Chinonso to neutralize the passing movement of Mechelen. It was a Gent debut for the former Flying Eagles striker.
Chinonso picked up a booking as the visiting side won 2-1.
Oladoye was benched for the entire match duration.