The Golden Boy of Nigeria football Kelechi Iheanacho announced his return to the big stage in Leicester City dramatic home win over Everton, while Victor Osimhen and Leke James continue to be among the goals for their clubs.
Out-of-favour Super Eagles striker Kayode has continued to work his way up the ladder in Turkey after he scored again for his modest club Gaziantep FK, who are 12th on the Super Lig table. He has now netted three goals in nine appearances for the promoted club.
The striker, who at a time contemplated quitting the game after he suffered a long-term knee injury in China, has come full cycle as he finished the season in Norway in super style – 15 goals and a championship medal with Molde. He could not have scripted a better story.
It has taken the former Wikki Tourists star several games to open his goals account in Turkey this season and his club Rizespor also won.
The Lille strike was again the match winner for his French Ligue 1 side on the day they celebrated their 75th anniversary. His goal from the penalty spot gave Lille maximum points against Dijon and he has now netted eight goals in the league.
Leicester City teammates mobbed him on the pitch and in the dressing room and manager Brendan Rodgers praised him for coming “big” for the team in a most dramatic comeback home win over Everton. Iheanacho announced his comeback to the big time with the match winner and an assist after a lengthy slump. A lot more will now be expected of the player, whose middle name is Promise.