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–Ideye, Moses missing in action

Sammy Ameobi (Newcastle United): Nigerian winger Sammy Ameobi played for 89 minutes in Newcastle United’s 2-1 loss at home to Arsenal.


Brown Ideye, Victor Anichebe (West Brom): Nigerian striker Victor Anichebe returned to action for West Brom after spending eight weeks on the sidelines in their 3-0 loss to Manchester City at the Ethiad stadium. The 26-year-old replaced Saido Berahino with four minutes left to play. His compatriot Brown Ideye who has scored seven goals in all competitions was not listed in the match-day 30.

Sone Aluko (Hull City): Nigerian midfielder Sone Aluko was an unused substitute for Hull in their 2-3 loss to Chelsea.

Yakubu Aiyegbeni, Hope Akpan (Reading): Super Eagles midfielder Hope Akpan was an unused substitute in Reading’s 3-2 loss to Charlton Athletic. His compatriot Yakubu Aiyegbeni watched the game from the stands. Yakubu has one goal in six games to his credit while Akpan has made 17 appearances in the Championship.

Odion Ighalo (Watford): Super Eagles invitee Odion Ighalo failed to add to his 17 goal tally on Saturday when fired blanks in Watford’s 1-0 loss at home to Ipswich Town. It was his 28th Championship appearance for the Hornets.

Kenneth Omeruo (Middlesbrough): Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo was an unused substitute in Middlesbrough’s 3-0 loss to AFC Bournemouth. He has made 17 Championship appearances so far this term.

Victor Moses (Stoke City); Shola Ameobi (Crystal Palace): Ex Nigerian international Shola Ameobi made his fourth appearance for Crystal Palace who defeated Stoke City 2-1 at the Britannia Stadium. The 33-year-old who made a January switch to the club has made three appearances replaced Glenn Murray.His compatriot, Victor Moses was not listed by Stoke City for the game.

Vincent Enyeama (Lille): Super Eagles skipper Vincent Enyeama conceded twice in goal for Lille who lost 2-0 to Saint Etienne who extended their unbeaten run to six games and consolidated their push for a Champions League place.

Enyeama who is poised to make his 100th appearances for the Super Eagles on Wednesday has now conceded 26 goals in 30 Ligue 1 games this season keeping 13th clean sheets. The result brings to an end Lille’s run of three straight wins in Ligue 1.

Nnamdi Oduamadi (Latina): Nigerian winger Nnamdi Oduamadi scored his first goal of the season in his seventh appearance for Latina who lost 2-1 at home to Spezia. He was replaced by Gianluca Litteri in the 83rd minute.

Ramon Azeez (Almeria): Super Eagles midfielder Ramon Azeez watched from the bench as his side lost 2-0 to Athletic club 2-1 on Sunday. Azeez who has played 12 games in all competition last played for Almeria in January which they lost 2-1 to Getafe.

Success Isaac (Granada): Flying Eagles forward Success Isaac was not listed for Granada who drew goalless against Eibar. The former Flying Eagles forward has scored once in 16 La Liga games.

Isaac Promise (Balıkesirspor): Former Super Eagles forward Isaac Promise scored a brace for Balıkesirspor who spanked Eskişehirspor 4-1. It was his fourth appearance since joining the club on a free in January.

Godfrey Oboabona (Rizespor): Nigeria defender Godfrey Oboabona played all 90 minutes in Rizespor’s 3-0 win over Kayseri Erciyesspor on Sunday. Oboabona has one goal in 15 games so far.

John Utaka (Sivasspor): Nigerian forward John Utaka played his 16th game of the Turkish season for Sivasspor in their 4-1 win over Bursaspor on Saturday. Utaka who replaced in the 72nd minute by Ibrahim Akin has scored two goals.

Anthony Ujah (FC Cologne): Nigerian forward Anthony Ujah played for 82 minutes before being replaced by Bard Finne in Cologne’s 1-1 at home to Werder Bremen. Ujah has scored eight Bundesliga goals this season for FC Cologne.

Rabiu Ibrahim, Kingsley Madu, Emmanuel Edmond (Trencin): Former junior international Rabiu Ibrahim was on the score sheet as Trencin beat DAC 3-0. The goal was Ibrahim’s second in seven games this season.

Christian Obodo (Xanthi): Former Nigeria midfielder Christian Obodo played for 90 minutes as Xanthi pipped Atromitos 1-0. Obodo has now appeared 25 times, scoring twice.

Obiora Nwankwo (Academica de Coimbra): Nigerian midfielder Nwankwo Obiora saw action for 90 minutes as Academica held Sporting Braga to a 0-0 draw. The game was Obiora’s 22nd of the league season.

John Ogu, Austin Ejide (Hapoel Beer Sheva): The duo of Austin Ejide and John Ogu were in action and featured throughout the encounter as Hapoel Beer Sheva defeated Maccabi Petah Tikva 3-0. The game was Ogu’s 25th, scoring four goals, while the game was Ejide’s 26th so far.

Sylvester Igboun, Femi Ajilore, Rilwan Hassan, Isaac Oliseh, Musefiu Ashiru, Izunna BUzochukwu, Ebere Onuachu (Midtjylland): Nigerian forward Sylvester Igboun was on for 90 minutes as Midtjylland beat Hobro 3-0. The game was his 21st, scoring eight goals. His Nigerian team-mate Rilwan Hassan who has appeared 14 times, netting two goals, also featured in the game.

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