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    Super Eagles: Top 5 Nigerians Who Impressed This Weekend


    Oct 10, 2022

    Over the weekend, Super Eagles players were in action for their respective clubs in Europe and had several outstanding performances in the Premier League, Serie A, and Ligue 1.

    Ademola Lookman, Alex Iwobi and a host of other Super Eagles were in action this weekend across all leagues in Europe

    Naija News takes a look at this weekend’s top Super Eagles performances around the globe.

    5. Calvin Bassey

    Super Eagles: Defender Mutes Critics With First Goal

    Calvin Bassey Ughelumba, played in the Eredivisie league for Ajax, finally found the back of the net for his Dutch club. The Nigerian Defender silenced his critics with his goals.

    On Saturday, Super Eagles defender scored his first goal for the team as Ajax defeated Volendam 4-2 on the road in the Dutch league.

    4. Josh Maja

    Super Eagles: Nigerian Maja Scores 7th Goal For Bordeaux


    Josh Maja has had a strong start to the Ligue 2 season in 2022–2023. Bordeaux was demoted to Ligue 2 last season as a result of serious financial issues that beset the team and injuries to key players that also had an impact on their performance.

    They faced Metz at home on Saturday afternoon, and in the 45th minute, The Nigerian international scored a penalty goal to put his team ahead.

    3. Terem Moffi

    Lorient’s Nigerian forward Terem Moffi (C) celebrates scoring his team’s second goal during the French L1 football match

    In Ligue 1, Lorient defeated Brest 2-1 on Sunday thanks to two goals from Super Eagles forward Terem Moffi. Following Brest’s goal, Moffi’s team responded seven minutes later, bringing the score to a draw. The 23-year-old scored the winner 8 minutes into the second half.


    4. Ademola Lookman

    Ademola Lookman vs Udinese.

    Ademola Lookman, a midfielder for the Super Eagles, scored once more as Udinese held the Italian team to a draw. In the 36th minute, the 23-year-old gave the Italian team the lead. In nine games played for Gasperini, Lookman has scored three goals in their domestic league.


    5. Alex Iwobi

    Everton lost 1-2 to Man United on Sunday in the Premier League, with Nigerian midfielder Alex Iwobi scoring a thunderous goal from outside the box. Iwobi, who has thrived so far this season, gave Everton the lead in the fifth minute of play with a composed finish.

    This article was originally published on Naija News

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