Nigerian players had a successful weekend in leagues around the World, particularly in Thai Premier League, TFF First League, and Serbian SuperLiga, with Chigozie Emmanuel Mbah, Kenneth Mamah, and Peter Olayinka all scoring goals for their respective clubs.
Mbah put in a man-of-the-match performance for Uthai Thani in their 4-2 home win over Muang Thong United, while Mamah’s first-half goal was all that Goztepe needed to secure a narrow victory over Ankara Keciorengucu.
Olayinka also scored in FK Crvena Zvezda’s 2-1 away win over FK IMT Beograd, Footballrover reports
Thai Premier League: Chigozie Mbah Inspires Uthai Thani to a Massive Home Win
Nigerian forward Chigozie Emmanuel Mbah displayed a MOTM performance to help Uthai Thani to a huge 4-2 home win over Muang Thong United in Round 9 of the Thai Premier League on Saturday.
Mbah found the back of the net in the second half to help his team rally from behind and secure a massive victory.
Two late strikes from Aung Thu and Ricardo Santos handed Uthai Thani a 4-1 advantage, but Tristan Do pulled one back for Muang Thong United in the dying minutes.
The 26-year-old Nigerian forward has now scored 3 goals and provided 2 assists in 9 appearances in the Thai League this season.
Kenneth Mamah Helps Goztepe to a Narrow Win Over Ankara Keciorengucu
In another encounter in Turkey, Kenneth Mamah scored the only goal of the game to help Goztepe seal a narrow victory over Gboly Ariyibi and his Ankara Keciorengucu side in the TFF First League.
Goztepe have now enjoyed an impressive run of 6 wins, 2 draws, and 2 defeats, leaving them second on the table with 20 points, just four points clear of the league leaders, Eyupspor.
Peter Olayinka Scores Winning Goal for FK Crvena Zvezda
Meanwhile, in Round 13 of the Serbian SuperLiga encounter, Peter Olayinka scored the winning goal for FK Crvena Zvezda in their narrow away league victory over FK IMT Beograd.
Two first-half goals from Jean-Philippe Krasso and Peter Olayinka secured a 2-1 win for the visiting Red Star Belgrade side at the Vozdovac Stadium on Saturday.
They both scored within four minutes to hand the visitors a 2-0 lead, and despite a late surge from the host through Vladimir Radocaj, Peter Olayinka and his teammates managed to hang on to seal the 2-1 win and all three points after the final whistle.
The victory moves them to second place with 27 points, just three points clear of the league leaders.
Nigerian footballers continue to shine in leagues around the world, with Chigozie Emmanuel Mbah, Kenneth Mamah, and Peter Olayinka all putting in impressive performances this weekend.
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