SCORENIGERIA profiles the five-star displays of Samuel Chukwueze, Wilfred Ndidi and Leke James, who shone for their clubs overseas at the weekend.
The Super Falcons striker netted twice for Chinese club Henan Hushiang to thrash champions Dalian Quanjian 5-1 in the league. A lot more is expected of her after she scored for fun as a youth international for Nigeria.
Experienced striker showed again he still has goals in his boots after his brace for table-topping Molde FK to win 3-2 at Ranheim. The 26-year-old centre-forward has now scored nine goals in 17 league appearances this season, a remarkable improvement from the three goals he netted all of last season.
Former Super Eagles forward scored both goals for modest Russian club FC UFA in a 2-0 win over Rostov to open his goals account for the new season. He was named Man of the Match in his team’s second win of the campaign.
The Eagles star atoned for his mistake which led to Chelsea opening goal by heading home an equaliser for Leicester City in the Premier League. He showed great character when he put behind his first-half blunder to crown a great second-half display with his goal.
The exciting winger has got off to a flying start in La Liga after his solo goal for Villarreal at home against promoted Granada CF. However, this contest will eventually end in a thrilling 4-4 draw to deny Villarreal maximum points in front of their fans.