Chuba Akpom celebrates his goal with PAOK Saloniki Credit: Naija Footballers

By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde
Sports Writer, kick442.com Nigeria


The duo of Chuba Akpom and Bright Edomwonyi scored for their clubs in Greece and Austria respectively while Ibrahim Rabiu and Ezekiel Henty have won the Slovakian Superliga with Slovan Bratislava.
Kick442.com examined how they achieved their laudable feats.

Greece: Super League – Championship Group
PAOK 3-1 OFI Crete
Chuba Akpom’s 91st-minute penalty helped PAOK to a 3-1 Greek Super league win. Akpom played for the full duration of the game. Anderson Esiti also featured for PAOK Saloniki as he played for 76 minutes before being replaced by Mauricio.

Austria: Tipico Bundesliga – Relegation Group
Tirol 1-2 Austria Vienna
Bright Edomwonyi’s 8th-minute goal opened the scoring for Austria Wien in their narrow 1-2 league win as he played for 89 minutes.

Slovakia: Fortuna Liga — Championship Group
Zilina 2-3 Slovan Bratislava
Ibrahim Rabiu and Ezekiel Henty has won the Slovakian Superliga with Slovan Bratislava following their 2-3 league win on Saturday, June 20, 2020.

German Bundesliga
Paderborn 1-3 B. Monchengladbach
Jamilu Collins played 90 minutes as 10-man Paderborn suffered a 1-3 home defeat.

FC Koln 1-1 Eintracht Frankfurt
Kingsley Ehizibue and FC Koln escape relegation from the Bundesliga following their 1-1 draw vs Frankfurt.

Düsseldorf 1-1 Augsburg
Noah Sarenren Bazee played 68 minutes in FC Augsburg’s 1-1 Bundesliga draw.

Hoffenheim 4-0 Union Berlin
It was a tough outing for Anthony Ujah and FC Union Berlin as they fell to a heavy Bundesliga defeat.

Latvia: Optibet Virsliga
Jelgava 1-0 BFC Daugavpils
Unlucky Joshua Akpudje scored an own goal as BFC Daugavpils fell to a narrow Latvian Virsliga defeat.

Italy: Serie A
Torino 1-1 Parma
Olaoluwa Aina came on in the second half of Torino’s 1-1 Serie A vs Parma.

Serbia: Prva Liga
Zlatibor Cajetina 3-0 Buducnost Dobanovci
Emeka Emerun featured for Buducnost Dobanovci in their 3-0 Serbian PrvaLiga defeat.

The goal-scoring feats of Nigerian players and prospective players will surely give Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr a huge task as he continues in observing the performance of his players abroad ahead of the 2021 African Cup of Nations, AFCON Qualifiers.


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