Weekend Wrap: Nigerian Players Abroad


Rangers defender, Leon Balogun got a red card in his team’s 3-1 victory over Motherwell over the weekend.

He now has a total of five career red cards so far, Naija News reports.

In North Macedonia, Sunday Adetunji has won the league title with KF Shkupi in his first season with the club scoring 19 goals this season.

Taiwo Awoniyi sets a new club appearance for himself as he has played 28 games for Union Berlin this season, the most of his professional career.

Isaac Success’s brilliant run of form continued for Udinese as he scored one and provided an assist in the 2-2 draw against Bologna.

After missing out on the World Cup qualifier against Ghana for Nigeria, Chidera Ejuke has been in good form and over the weekend, he scored the only goal for his club, CSKA Moscow in Russia against Dynamo Moscow. He also won the man of the match.

Moses Simon was in a good form for Nantes, he got a goal and an assist in their 5-3 victory against Bordeaux.

As Leon Balogun received a red card in the afternoon, Calvin Bassey received an award later that day as the young player of the season during Rangers’ Gala night.

This article was originally published on Nigeria News

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