How are the Nigeria stars faring at their overseas clubs ahead of next month’s AFCON 2017 qualifier at home against Chad? AfricanFootball.com offers some answers with a review of their performances this weekend.
Ahmed Musa: The CSKA Moscow front man was the hero of his side Sunday when he scored a goal and provided assists for two goals as his team thrashed Spartak Moscow 4-0. He played for 90 minutes.
Michael Babatunde: The surprise package at Brazil 2014 FIFA World cup was among the goals as Volyn beat Hoverla 4-2. He scored the second goal for his side in the 23rd minute to give them a 2-1 lead. He played for 90 minutes, before he was replaced in added time.
Vincent Enyeama: He was in goal for the entire duration of the game as Lille were humiliated 4-0 by Olympique Marseille.
Aaron Samuel Olanare: The Guangzhou R&F forward scored his side’s consolation goal in a 3-1 loss to Shanghai Shenxin.
John Ogu: He played the entire duration for Hapoel Be’er Sheva as they lost 4-0 to Maccabi Haifa.
Austin Ejide: He was in goal for Hapoel Be’er Sheva as they were thrashed 4-0 by Maccabi Haifa.
Akeem Latifu: The right back was in action from start to finish for Aalesund in their 3-1 loss at Stromgodset. Latifu scored Aalesund’s consolation goal, his first in seven months.
Leon Balogun: The right-back was in action for the entire time as SV Darmstadt lost 1-0 at Greuther Furth. He was cautioned in the 90 minute.
Sammy Ameobi: Super Eagles hopeful was in action for 17 minutes for Newcastle United as they lost 2-1 at QPR.
Sone Aluko: He was an unused substitute for Hull City in a 2-0 loss at Tottenham Hotspur.
Osaze Odemwingie: He was on for 31 minutes for Stoke City as they drew goalless at Burnley.
Kenneth Omeruo: He was not listed for Middlesbrough in the second leg promotion playoff clash against Brentford, which ‘Boro won 3-1.
Raheem Lawal: He was on from start to finish for Eskisehirspor when they stopped Trabzonspor 2-0.
Emmanuel Emenike: He was not listed as Fenerbahce won 1-0 at Mersin Idmuryurdu.
Moses Simon: The U20 World Cup-bound striker was on for the entire duration in the colours of Gent as they won 3-2 at Club Brugge.
Ogenyi Onazi: He was an unused substitute for Lazio as they won 1-0 at Sampdoria.
Efe Ambrose: The defender was on for 90 minutes for Celtic in a goalless draw with St.Johnstone.