Nigerians abroad: Akande scores, Troost-Ekong solid, Osayi-Samuel impresses, Ebere shines in Uruguay

images 2023 12 05T082437.976 highlights some eye-catching displays from Nigerian footballers outside the country’s shores on Monday, December 4, 2023.

Twenty-year-old winger Adrian Moyosoreoluwa Akande fired four shots and scored his side’s consolation goal in Reading U21’s 5-1 loss to Derby County U21 in the Premier League 2.

In Serie A, Ademola Lookman had a night to forget as Atalanta stumbled to a disappointing 3-0 defeat against Torino.

Super Eagles defender William Troost-Ekong was a rock in defence for PAOK as he helped the club secure a clean sheet in their 3 – 0 triumph over Lamia in the Greek Super League 1.

Fenerbahce showed no mercy to Sivasspor at the Ülker Stadyumu Fenerbahçe Şükrü Saracoğlu Spor Kompleksi in İstanbul in their Turkish Super Lig clash.

Bright Osayi-Samuel impressed for Fener as he provided the assist to the home team’s second goal as they returned to the top of the league table with the win.

Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa was an unused substitute for Sivasspor.

In the Uruguayan Primera Division, former Golden Eaglets star Chidera Ebere netted a second-half penalty to help Plaza Colonia snatch a 1-1 draw with Cerro.

One-cap Nigeria international Viv Solomon-Otabor was introduced to the fray in the 70th minute as his Rukh Vynnyky played out a goalless draw with Zorya.