Victor Osimhen, 3 other fire warning shots to Sierra Leone with goals

Victor Osimhen, 3 other fire warning shots to Sierra Leone with goals

- Victor Osimhen, Joe Aribo, William Troost-Ekong and Peter Olayinka all scored for their clubs

- The goals will boost their confidence when they set up for Nigeria in their AFCON qualifier vs Sierra Leone

- Gernot Rohr's men welcome the Leone Stars to the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium on Friday

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Super Eagles stars were on fire for their respective European clubs over the weekend ahead of their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sierra Leone this month.

Nigeria will first welcome the Leone Stars to the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin on Friday, November 13, before moving the other way for the second leg four days after.

However, a number of Gernot Rohr's key players fired warning shots to their West African counterparts after helping their outfits cruise to victories across board.

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Africa's most expensive player, Victor Osimhen scored the only and deciding goal that helped Napoli Bologna away from home.

The 21-year-old who joined the Serie A club from Lille in the summer headed Gennaro Gattuso's side to victory in the 23rd minute and that was the goal that helped them win the game.

His goal also helped The Blues' bounce back to winning ways in the Italian League having lost to Sassuolo in their last league game.

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Osimhen has now scored two goals and one assist in six Serie A games since his record move to the club earlier this year.

William Troost-Ekong scored his first goal for Watford as they beat Coventry City 3-2 at the Vicarage Road.

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The 27-year-old defender's goal also came through a header in the 66th minute as the Hornets wrapped up the game with a goal from the spot by Ismaila Sarr in the 83rd minute.

Joe Aribo was a part of Rangers' 8-0 win over Hamilton over the weekend after finding the back of the net twice in the game.

The 24-year-old midfielder scored first in the 19th minute and then completed his brace nine minutes before half time. He has now scored four goals in seven games for Steven Gerard's side.

Peter Olayinka's seventh-minute strike was all that Slavia Prague needed to beat Mlada Boleslav over the weekend.

Victor Osimhen, 3 other Nigerian stars fire warning shots to Sierra Leone

Victor Osimhen: Peter Olayinka among Nigerian stars who scored for their clubs last weekend.
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The goal stretches his tally for the Czech side to two after six league matches so far this campaign, with one assist also credited to his name.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Nigerian defender, Tyronne Ebuehi has been named in the Dutch League team of the month for October.

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The 24-year-old made four appearances in the month under review and assisted a goal in the process.

His impressive performances all through the tenth month earned him a spot on the team having inspired them to victory twice.

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