Etebo On Target, Aina, Eberechi, Ndidi, Iheanacho In Action AS Eagles Fly Across Europe
By Amaechi Agbo
From Spain to England and a trip to Italy, Super Eagles players were on parade in various European leagues over the weekend with Peter Etebo headlining the Eagles performances on Saturday.
Stakoe City player, Oghenekaro Etebo on loan to Getafe scored his first ever goal for his club in their 1-1 home draw against Eibar, in the La Liga on Saturday, Completesports.com reports.
Etebo, gave his side the lead in the 30th minute but Charles ensured that both teams went to the dressing room at half time with the spoil shared after he equalised on the stroke of half-time for Eibar
Etebo who made his ninth appearance in the league for Getafe on Saturday, was replaced on 69 minutes for Jason.
In EPL, Super Eagles duo of Wilfred Ndidi, Kelechi Iheanacho were on parade for Leicester City in the 1-1 draw away to Watford on Saturday but their best was not enough to help the foxes clinch all the three for the champions league chasing Foxes.
Leicester took the lead through Ben Chilwell towards the end of the game, but Dawson hit a sumptuous volley and equalised with the last kick of the game to dim the Foxes Champions League aspiration.
Elsewhere in the Serie A which returned Saturday, Super Eagles defender Ola Aina was introduced in the second half in Torino’s 1-1 home draw against Parma.
Aina who made his 21st appearance in the league this season, was brought on for Alex Berenguer in the 68th minute.
Torino who were looking for a first win since January, took the lead on 15 minutes through Nicolas N’koulou.
In the 31st minute Parma were back on level terms thanks to Juraj Kucka.
In the English Championship, Nigerian-England born midfielder, Eberechi Eze created a record in Queens Park Rangers’ 1-0 home loss against Barnsley in Saturday’s game.
Eze completed 10 dribbles against Barnsley, a record in a Championship match this season.
Saturday’s game was Eze’s 38 appearance for QPR scoring 12 goals in the current campaign