Nigerian players in Europe: Sunday Roundup – Osimhen leads Napoli to victory

Osimhen leads Napoli to victory as they shoot up to 3rd place on the league table.

Here is how Nigerian players in Europe fared on Sunday:


Samuel Chukwueze remained on the bench for the whole match for Villareal as they grabbed an away win at Coliseum Alfonso Perez.

Getafe 1 – 3 Villareal

Ramon Azeez is still missing in action as Granada lost to Real Sociedad.

Real Sociedad 2 – 0 Granada


Kelechi Iheanacho was on the bench as Leicester grind out a slim win against resilient Wolves

Leicester 1 – 0 Wolves

Semi Ajayi played the whole match for West Brom as they fail to a last-minute defeat at home against Spurs. Ajayi was easily the best defender on the pitch for West Brom, recording the most tackles, interceptions, recoveries, blocks for West Brom.

Rating – 7/10

West Brom 0 – 1 Tottenham


Victor Osimhen started for Napoli and was on the scoresheet scoring his second league goal for Napoli as they defeated Bologna away from home.

Rating – 8/10

Bologna 0 – 1 Napoli


Kevin Akpoguma was in action for Hoffenheim as they lost to Wolfsburg in a tight match-up. Hoffenheim are now placed 13th on the table and would need to really improve if they are to return to Europe next season.

Rating – 6/10

Wolfsburg 2 – 1 Hoffenheim


Moses Simon is still out injured as Nantes beat Lorient on Sunday afternoon.

Lorient 0 – 2 Nantes


Hamdi Akujobi was on the bench as Heerenveen got trashed at home.

Heerenveen 0 – 3 AZ Alkmaar

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