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Nigeria players abroad: See how Super Eagles players fared in Champions League competition




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Super Eagles head coach Genort Rohr recently release his 24-man squad list ahead of their crunch tie against Libya in next week’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.

The Frenchman is hoping to have his invited players in great form before the highly-speculated clash with the North African side.

Meanwhile, some of Rohr’s invited players were in action for their respective clubs in yesterday’s Uefa Champions League matches but it wasn’t a great outing for most of them as they were thrashed by their opponents.

Here is a rundown of how each player perform for their respective clubs in last night’s Champions League fixtures

Henry Onyekuru

The Everton loanee was on from start to finish but he could do nothing to stop his Turkish side Galatasaray from losing to Portuguese giants Porto.

The 22-year-old, who was in Rohr’s list to face Libya, was lively for the away side but he failed to find the back of the net despite going the distance.

Chidozie Awaziem

The Super Eagles defender hasn’t been fairing well with Porto since the start of the season. He has found game-time too hard to get and he was an unused substitute against Galatasaray.

The 21-year-old Eagles defender was made to watch the encounter from the substitute bench as he continues to seek for regular action ahead of the Libya encounter.

Brian Idowu

The Nigerian international started at the left-back position for Russian side Lokomotiv Moscow but failed to help the team keep a clean sheet against Bundesliga side Schalke 04.

Lokomotiv Moscow, who were at home, conceded the only goal of the game in the 88th minute as Weston McKennie rose highest to nod home the ball.

On Tuesday, Super Eagles outcast Olanrewaju Kayode made his Champions League debut for Shakhtar Donetsk in a 2-2 draw against Ligue 1 side Olympic Lyon.

The Nigerian striker replaced Junior Moraes in the 83rd minute of the encounter.

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