As the football season takes a brief pause for November, Nigerian players showcased their prowess across European leagues.
– **Nottingham Forest’s Taiwo Awoniyi**: Despite returning from injury, Awoniyi scored for Nottingham Forest in a hard-fought match against West Ham United, ending in a 3-2 defeat.
– **Samuel Omorodion in La Liga**: Omorodion found the net for Alaves in a La Liga clash against FC Barcelona, contributing to the scoreline in a 2-1 home defeat.
– **Moses Simon’s Mixed Day in France**: Nantes’ Moses Simon scored a goal in Ligue 1 action but couldn’t prevent his team from a 2-1 loss to Matz.
– **Nathan Tella’s Bundesliga Debut**: Super Eagles invitee Nathan Tella made an impact in the German Bundesliga, scoring his first goal for Bayer Leverkusen in a convincing 4-0 victory.
– **Chuba Akpom in the Netherlands**: Chuba Akpom returned to the scoresheet for Ajax in a 2-2 draw away at Almere City in the Dutch league.
– **Cyriel Dessers in Scotland**: Dessers scored his fourth league goal for Rangers in a 2-0 win over Livingston in the Scottish league.
– **Asisat Oshoala’s Brilliance for FC Barcelona Women**: On the women’s front, Asisat Oshoala shone brightly, scoring twice against Villareal to contribute to FC Barcelona Women’s impressive 6-0 victory as they pursue the league title.
– **Zaidu Sanusi’s Impact in Portugal**: Zaidu Sanusi played a crucial role for FC Porto, scoring his first goal of the season as they came from a goal down to secure a 2-1 win against Vitoria Guimaraes in Portugal.