By James Agberebi: Africa Cup of Nations winner with Nigeria in 2013, Fegor Ogude, was sent off in Amkar Perm’s 2-0 home loss to Arsenal Tula in the Russian premier league match on Friday, Completesportsnigeria.com reports
Also in action for Amkar were Super Eagles invitee for the friendlies against Poland and Serbia, Brian Idowu, and his Nigerian teammate, Aaron Samuel.
Ogude who was introduced in the game on 74 minutes, bagged a straight red card just two minutes later.
Amkar Perm’s Dmitri Belorukov was also sent off after receiving a second yellow card in the 80th minute.
Both Arsenal Tula’s goals were scored by Artem Dzyuba and Sergey Tkachev were spot-kicks in the 11th and 83rd minutes.
Amkar have now failed to win in their last two consecutive league games (one loss, one draw) since the resumption of the second phase of the Russian first division on March 2.
They are currently 14th on 22 points in the relegation play-off zone in the 16-team league table.