Imoh Ezekiel scored his first Belgian league goal of the season for KV Kortrijk who were beaten 2-1 at home by Sporting Charleroi who featured Victor Osimhen for the entire duration of the encounter on Saturday, reports Completesports.com.
The goal ended Ezekiel’s 17 game goal drought for Kortrijk this season.
Ezekiel scored three minutes after the restart to hand his side the lead but goals from Ryota Morioka in the 66th minute and Jeremy Perbet in the 90th minute secured an away win for Sporting Charleroi.
The 25 year old Ezekiel was replaced in the 73rd minute by Teddy Chevalier.
Super Eagles young forward, Osimhen who is on a three game goal drought has scored nine league goals and in 20 appearances.
In Turkey, Victor Moses made his first Turkish Super Lig start for Fenerbahce in Saturday’s 1-1 draw at home to Konyaspor. The former Nigeria international who was making his fifth appearance since arriving at the club, was replaced in the 82nd minute by Alper Potuk.
At the Timsah Arena, Okechukwu Azubuike was on target for Rizespor who spanked Abdulahi Shehu’s Bursaspor 2-0 also on Saturday.
Azubuike sealed his side’s win in the 78th minute after Aatif Chahechouhe had shot Rizespor ahead after 12 minutes. His compatriots; Chidozie Awaziem and Aminu Umar both featured from start.
While Awaziem played in the entire duration of the match, Umar was replaced in the 76th minute by Braian Samudio.
The win moves Rizespor out of the relegation zone after staying unbeaten in their last five league games with four wins and a draw.
Shehu on his part, came on for Ramazan Keskin in the 30th minute for his fourth substitute appearance.
In Switzerland, Blessing Eleke was sent off in the 65th minute as his side, FC Luzern lost 3-0 at home to Lugano in their Saturday’s league clash. Lugano did not list Nigerian left-back, Stanley Amuzie in their match day squad.
Eleke has scored seven league goals and three assists in 19 games for FC Luzern.
By Johnny Edward