Forgotten Super Eagles star Eddy Ogenyi Onazi featured as Žalgiris defeated Linfield 3-1 in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League qualifiers on Tuesday, reports.

The ex My People FC and SønderjyskE midfielder was a second half entrant for the Lithuanian side who won at Vilniaus LFF stadionas (Vilnius).

He replaced Ovidijus Verbickas in the 59th minute of the four-goal thriller.

Second leg holds at Windsor Park (Belfast) next Tuesday.

Onazi, 28, has earned 52 international caps for Nigeria and won the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations.

The Jos-born midfielder has also played for SS Lazio (Italy), Trabzonspor and Denizlispor (both in Turkey)


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