Anam Imo and Akor Adams Lead the Way as Nigerians Continue to Shine Abroad

Anam Imo and Akor Adams Lead the Way as Nigerians Continue to Shine Abroad
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Footballrover kept an eye on a number of games that might have included Nigerian players, and Anam Imo and Akor Adams grabbed the most attention this past weekend thanks to goals and assists.

In the Damallsvenskan opening game of the campaign, Anam Imo’s moment came when she netted a season opener for Pitea IF, rallying her team from a 2-1 deficit against Växjö DFF.

Anam Imo and Akor Adams Lead the Way as Nigerians Continue to Shine Abroad

Despite an early exchange of goals, Imo’s equaliser, a well-taken spot kick, set the stage for a thrilling comeback, capped off by Henriksson’s late winner, securing a 3-2 victory.

Meanwhile, in French Ligue 1 action, Akor Adams proved vital for Montpellier, providing the assist that salvaged a 1-1 draw against Clermont Foot.

The Nigerian forward turned provider as his second-half assist rescued Montpellier from a potential defeat at the Stade Gabriel Montpied.

Anam Imo and Akor Adams Lead the Way as Nigerians Continue to Shine Abroad

After falling behind to a first-half penalty, Adams combined with Tanguy Coulibaly to ensure his side left Stade Gabriel Montpied with a share of the points.

In yet another Ligue 1 clash, Gift Orban made a significant impact off the bench for Lyon in their dramatic 4-3 victory over Brest.

In Sweden, Abel Ogwuche played a crucial role in Trelleborgs’ first league win of the season, maintaining a clean sheet in their narrow win over Sandviken.

The Superettan matchday 3 saw the centre-back put in a good shift throughout the game as Trelleborgs snatched a narrow 1-0 win.

It was Fritiof Björkén’s second-half effort that sealed the vital three points at the Vångavallen Stadium.

In Turkey’s Super Lig, Ibrahim Olawoyin contributed an assist as Rizespor secured a convincing 3-0 win over Antalyaspor.

However, not all Nigerians abroad enjoyed success, as Cyriel Dessers endured a tough outing with Glasgow Rangers suffering a 3-2 defeat against Ross County in the Scottish Premiership clash.

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