Nigerians abroad: Onuachu hits goal 14; Boniface, Utaka, Aliyu on target in Germany, Japan, United States

Soccernet.ng kept tabs on dozens of matches potentially featuring Nigerian footballers across different leagues worldwide on Sunday, May 11, 2024. Here are the standout stories:....CONTINUE READING THE ARTICLE FROM THE SOURCE

Albania

Apolonia Fier came back from a 3-1 deficit to secure a 4-3 victory over Vora, with Anthony Umejiego netting the winning goal in the 1st Division.

Belgium

Victor Udoh, Chidera Ejuke, and Alhassan Yusuf did their bits as Royal Antwerp fell to a 1-2 loss to Cercle Brugge.

Canada

Sunusi Ibrahim turned out for CF Montreal against Lionel Messi and Inter Miami and came out on the wrong end of a 3-2 defeat after leading two-nil in the first half.

Croatia

Salim Lawal scored early for Istra 1961 in a [1-1] draw against Hajduk Split in the HNL.

Czech Republic

Mohammed Yahaya rounded up the scoring for Opava in their 3 – 1 FNL win against Vyškov.

England

Joe Aribo’s Southampton and Semi Ajayi’s West Bromwich Albion ended in a goalless draw in the first leg of their Championship playoffs.

Finland

Umar Bala Muhammed emerged from the bench to net the winning strike for TPS in their hard-fought 1-0 away win at SalPa.

Germany

Kevin Akpoguma impressed for TSG Hoffenheim in their 6-0 victory over Darmstadt.

Victor Boniface scored from the spot for Bayer 04 Leverkusen in a 5-0 win against Bochum, extending their unbeaten streak to 50 games.

Nathan Tella also impressed, drawing the foul that reduced Bochum to ten men before winning the penalty, which Boniface converted.

Italy

Ademola Lookman came on as a substitute as Atalanta BC secured a 2-1 Serie A win over AS Roma.

Chukwubuikem Ikwuemesi impressed for Salernitana as the relegated side forced Juventus to a 1-1 draw.

Japan

Peter Utaka rescued Ventforet Kofu with a late goal in a 2-2 draw against JEF United in the J2 League.

Norway

Onyebuchi Obasi scored the second consolation goal for Vålerenga II in their 4-2 home loss to Alta in the 2 Division.

Portugal

Chidozie Awaziem was on the losing side as Porto sealed a 2-1 Primeira Liga win over Boavista.

In the Segunda Lig, Kelechi John was on target for Oliveirense in their 2-1 defeat at Marítimo.

Serbia

Peter Olayinka provided two assists for Red Star Belgrade in a 3-2 Super Liga win against Radnički Kragujevac.

Sweden

Johnbosco Kalu scored his first goal of the season for IFK Varnamo in a 1-1 draw against Brommapojkarna in the Allvenskan.

In the Superettan, John Junior was among the goals for Sandviken in their 2-2 draw with Helsingborg.

Turkey

Bright Osayi-Samuel played a crucial role in Fenerbahce SK’s 3-0 Super Lig victory over Kayserispor.

Paul Onuachu took his tally to 14 goals in 20 league games after netting two goals in two minutes for Trabzonspor in a 3-0 win against İstanbulspor AS.

United States

Ibrahim Aliyu scored the winning goal for Houston Dynamo FC in a [2-1] MLS triumph over Sporting KC.

Vietnam

In the V League 1, Charles Atshimene netted the second of Binh Duong’s goals as they fell to a 3-2 defeat at Thanh Hóa.

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