Former Flying Eagles forward Uche Nwofor dominated the headlines among Nigerian born players abroad after scoring a stunning howitzer against JS Saoura on Friday.
Ini Umotong put up a player of the match display in Brighton & Hove Albion Ladies’ victory at Liverpool.
Joel Ayeni hit target for Gakulum in the Indian Super League while Aliko Baba won the maximum points for Hapoel in Israel.
Promising winger Ademola Lookman scored for Everton in the FA Cup with Alex Iwobi also continuing his fine form with a goal for Arsenal.
Futbalgalore.com has a comprehensive wrap up of how Nigerian born players fared abroad over the weekend.
We start from the La Liga, where Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo lasted the full duration and earned a booking as Leganes lost 1-0 to Espanyol.
Neither Eibar nor Villarreal could break the deadlock in Sunday’s early kick-off, extending both sides’ runs of draws.
Rave of the moment, Samuel Chukwueze featured for full 90 minutes in the colours of the Yellow Submarines.
Still in the Spanish top flight, former Nigeria youth international Moses Simon was not listed in Levante’s 2-2 draw with Girona.
In the Segunda, Eagles number one goalkeeper Francis Uzoho was behind the sticks for Elche who fell 2-1 to Tenerife.
Gimmnastic Tarragona pipped Cordoba 1-0 on Sunday but are still bottom in the Segunda table.
Veteran striker Ikechukwu Uche replaced Manu Barreiro in the 73rd minute of action.
Talented enforcer James Igbekeme was at the thick of things as Real Zaragoza battled from a goal down to beat Sporting Gijon.
Former Golden Eaglets and Flying Eagles central midfielder Ramon Azeez was brilliant for nine-man Lugo who earned a 0-0 at Deportivo La Coruna.
Alex Iwobi once again stood tall for Arsenal by hitting a goal to help them claim a 3-0 win against Blackpool.
Victor Moses was benched by Chelsea Manager Maurizio Sarri in the team’s 2-0 win over Nottingham Forest.
Tammy Abraham look to be heading for the exit from Aston Villa as he missed the Match Day squad against Swansea City.
Leon Balogun was a real leader at the back for Brighton & Hove Albion at AFC Bournemouth.
Manchester United maintained their winning start under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer with goals from Juan Mata and Romelu Lukaku downing Reading 2-0 in the FA Cup third round on Saturday.
Omotsone Aluko was in action for the visitors.
Super Eagles star Alex Iwobi scored for Arsenal who walloped Blackpool 3-0.
Bukayo Saka replaced Iwobi in the 86th minute.
The game at Bloomfield Road ebbed and flowed pleasingly during the opening stages, despite the surreal atmosphere caused by vast numbers of Blackpool fans continuing to boycott games at Bloomfield Road in protest against controversial owner Owen Oyston.
Joe Willock found the breakthrough and the 19-year-old midfielder’s second opportunistic strike in the 37th minute effectively ended the contest.
League One outfit Blackpool continued to press forward gamely but Iwobi completed the scoring eight minutes from time.
Chelsea came through unscathed in their game against Nottingham Forest in a game they won 2-0.
Winger Victor Moses was benched for the entirety of the clash.
Former Warri Wolves central midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo lasted the full throttle as Stoke City forced a replay with a 1-1 draw against Shrewsbury Town.
Victor Adeboyejo was a bench warmer in Barnsley’s 1-0 loss to Burnley.
Winger Ademola Lookman found the back of the net as Everton picked a 2-1 victory against League Two leaders Lincoln.
At Villa Park, Swansea thrashed hosts Aston Villa 0-3.
Striker Tammy Abraham, who is a target of at least three Premier League clubs wasn’t listed for the game and his goal scoring influence was missed by Villa.
Brighton and Hove Albion booked their place in the next round, with the Seagulls winning at top-flight rivals Bournemouth 3-1.
Leon Balogun was outstanding at central defence for the hosts.
West Bromwich Albion sealed their placed in the FA Cup fourth round with a comfortable 1-0 victory over Wigan Athletic at The Hawthorns.
Defender Tosin Adarabioyo was solid at the back for the Baggies who kept a clean sheet.
It was a match to forget for Semi Ajayi whose Rotherham United side lost 7-0 to Manchester City.
The former Arsenal defender scored an own goal in the game.
Kelechi Iheanacho couldn’t rescue Leicester City from the shackles of Newport in an FA Cup upset.
The Foxes lost 2-1 to the giant killers on Sunday.
Iheanacho lasted the entire match duration while midfield beast Wilfred Ndidi wasn’t listed for the cracker.
The trio of Bright Osayi, Eberechi Eze and Aramide Oteh was in action for QPR who did enough to edge Leeds United 2-1.
Oteh grabbed a goal for the Londoners from the penalty spot.
Ini Umotong scored as Brighton & Hove Albion Ladies caused an upset with a 2-0 victory over Liverpool Ladies on Sunday to end a four-game winless run in the English WSL.
Action in the League One also took place on Saturday, with Josh Maja failing to score for Sunderland who drew 1-1 at Charlton Athletic.
He was substituted in the 84th minute of action.
Winger Nicholas Ajose failed to climb off the bench for the homers.
David Amoo, Adebayo Azeez and Emmanuel Osadebe played their parts in Cambridge United’s 2-0 win over Stevenage in the League Two.
Former Manchester City winger Kevin Etuhu was in action for the full duration as Carlisle United edged Mansfield 3-2.
Former VVV Venlo striker Uche Nwofor netted the only goal of the game in the 51st minute as JS Kabylie pipped JS Saoura 1-0 in the Algerian Ligue 1.
In the India Super League, Joel Ayeni played all 90 minutes and scored in Gokulam FC’s 2-3 loss to Chennai City FC.
Aliko Baba popped up with the match winner as Hapoel Marmorek stunned Sektzia Nes Tziona 2-1 in the Israeli Leumit League.
Two-time CAF Champions League winner, Dele Aiyenugba made six point blank saves but was unable to prevent Hapoel Iksal from falling 1-0 to Hapoel Nazareth Illit.
Our final destination is the South African Premier Soccer League, where Chippa United lost 0-1 to Bloemfontein Celtic. Goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi was in action for the entire 90 minutes in the colours of the Chili Boys.