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Eagles Euro Round Up: Omeruo Starts; Onyekuru, Kayode Fire Blanks

Eagles Euro Round Up: Omeruo Starts; Onyekuru, Kayode Fire Blanks

By Johnny Edward:


Super Eagles forward Henry Onyekuru fired blanks on his return to Galatasaray’s starting line-up in Friday’s 1-1 home draw against Konyaspor in a Turkish Super League clash reports Completesportsnigeria.com.


The 21-year-old petit star who made two cameo appearances for the Super Eagles during the international break against South Africa in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Johannesburg and in an international friendly against Uganda in Asaba, Delta State starred for the entire duration of the encounter.


An own goal from Ugur Demirok gave the hosts, Galatasaray the lead in the 67th minute but Konyaspor earned a share of the spoil from the spot in the 90th minute through Nejc Skubic.


Onyekuru has scored four goals in 11 Turkish Super Lig appearances and has scored four times.


Galatasaray remains second in the Turkish League table despite the draw with 24 points from 13 games while Konyaspor moved up to eight positions with 18 points from the same number of games.


Onyekuru is currently on a season loan from English Premier League club, Everton. He spent last season on loan at Anderlecht.


In Ukraine, Olanrewaju Kayode was subbed on for Alan Patrick in the 86th minute of Shakhtar Donetsk goalless at home to FC Lviv.


It was his fourth substitute appearance this season.


Kayode has made five league appearances this season and has failed to score.


He joined Shakhtar Donetsk from Manchester City on a five-deal last summer.


In Spain, Kenneth Omeruo made his sixth La Liga appearances for Leganes who defeated Deportivo Alaves 1-0 in a Spanish La Liga game on Friday.


It was Leganes first clean sheet of the season in four games and their first win in last four games with two draws a defeat and a win.


Omeruo is currently on a season loan deal from Chelsea after spending the last five years on loan at Ado Den Haag, Middlesbrough, Kasimpasa twice and Alanyaspor.

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