Abuja, Nigeria – (African Boulevard News) – On Monday night, Nigerian football talents lit up the global stage, showcasing their skills and contributing to enthralling encounters in various leagues. It was a night of outstanding performances as the Nigerian players made a remarkable impact in their respective leagues.
Otabor, Ebuehi Outstanding
Former Birmingham City player, Viv Solomon Otabor, was on fire in the English Championship, where he scored a stunning goal in the 27th minute of the match against Brentford. Otabor’s goal was equalizer for his team Rotherham United, leading them to a 2-1 win.
In the same vein, Tyronne Ebuehi was also outstanding in the Eredivisie, as he played a pivotal role in FC Twente’s 3-2 win over Groningen. The Nigerian international assisted the first goal scored in the 16th minute, before contributing another assist for the third goal in the 71st minute.
Iwobi, Awoniyi Excel
Alex Iwobi was instrumental in Everton’s 4-0 thrashing of Norwich City. The Nigerian international provided an assist for Everton’s third goal, before capping off the impressive performance with a goal in the 67th minute.
Taiwo Awoniyi, on loan at Union Berlin, also had a fantastic outing in the Bundesliga. The striker scored the only goal in Union Berlin’s 1-0 victory against Paderborn.
Oguns Scores in Venezuela
Over in South America, Solomon Oguns was also in fine form, scoring for his Venezuelan side, Deportivo Lara, in a 2-1 victory over Hermanos Colmenarez CF. The Nigerian striker scored in the 20th minute to give his team the lead before they sealed the victory in the 84th minute.
It was an impressive night for Nigerian talents abroad, as they continue to make strides in their respective leagues. Their performances have once again demonstrated the wealth of talent that Nigeria has and the contributions Nigerians continue to make to global football.
Experts have hailed the Nigerian players’ performances, with some calling for more recognition and support for these talents. “It’s fantastic to see Nigerian players excelling abroad and contributing to their teams’ successes. It’s high time we give our local talents the necessary support and recognition they need to succeed,” said a football analyst.
As Nigerians continue to perform on the global stage, their impact is felt not only in the world of football but also in the promotion of the country’s image and reputation worldwide.