By James Agberebi:
New Super Eagles invitee Simeon ‘Simy’ Nwankwo could not prevent Crotone from losing 2-1 away to Napoli in their final Serie A game of the season on Sunday.
The defeat saw Crotone relegated to Serie B after ending the campaign in 18th position on 35 points, just three points away from safety.
Nwankwo ended the season with seven goals after making 22 league appearances.
In the Belgian Championship play-offs, Super Eagles forward Moses Simon helped Gent secure a UEFA Europa League spot following their 1-0 away win against Club Brugge.
Gent finished fourth in the six-team Championship play-off decider.
Anderson Esiti was also in action for Gent while their Nigerian teammate Samuel Kalu was not included in the squad.
In another Belgian Championship play-off tie, Super Eagles defender Uche Agbo featured for Standard Liege who held Sporting Charleroi to a 0-0 away draw.
Standard Liege ended in second position in the play-off and have qualified for the UEFA Champions League qualifying stage.
And in the first leg quarter-finals of the Spanish Segunda B (third division) promotion play-off, Super Eagles goalkeeper Francis Uzoho was in goal for RCD Fabril who lost 2-1 away to Extremadura.
RCD Fabril will entertain Extremadura in the second leg which comes up on Friday, May 25.
In another Segunda B play-off fixture on Sunday, young Nigerian midfielder Samuel Chukwueze was on target for Villarreal B who defeated Athletic Bilbao B away in their first leg clash.
Former Golden Eaglet Chukwueze got his side’s second goal as they gained a big first-leg advantage.