Nigerians in the European League: Utaka, Haruna, Scores.

John Utaka and Lukman Haruna were two Nigerians on target for their various clubs over the weekend as Sivasspor recorded a stunning away victory over Elazigspor and Dynamo Kyiv drew away to Vorskla.

Utaka netted his second goal of the Turkish Super Lig in the 17th minute of the Matchday 6 encounter played at the Elazig Ataturk Stadyumu on Sunday.

Utaka, 31, who joined Sivasspor from Montpellier in France, helped the coach Roberto Carlos’ side grab a two goal advantage going on to win the encounter 4-2.

In Ukraine, Haruna scored a stunning goal to help Dynamo Kyiv draw 2-2 with Vorskla at the Stadion Vorskla im Oleksiya Butov’skogo on Sunday.

Lukman Haruna.
Lukman Haruna.

The 22-year-old midfielder swivelled and smacked home a superb half-volley in a crowded 18-yard box in regulation time to level scores for Dynamo. The former AS Monaco playmaker almost grabbed a match winner at the death but saw his well-taken free-kick saved by goalkeeper Dymtro Nepogodov.

Nosar Igiebor Célébrâtes With Real Betis Teammates.
Nosar Igiebor Célébrâtes With Real Betis Teammates.

In the La Liga, Nosa Igiebor grabbed the winner for Real Betis in a 1-0 victory over Villareal at the Benito Villamarin on Sunday.

Ezekiel Imoh was on target for Standard Liege in the Belgian Jupiller League, scoring the opening goal in the club’s 5-0 victory over Cercle at the Benito Villamarin on Sunday.

Imoh’s goal was his 4 league goal so far this season as Standard Liege has recorded 9 victories in 9 league games.

Daniel Chima 59th minute equaliser for Molde helped the Norwegian League club record a 1-1 draw against Haugesund at the Haugesund Stadion on Sunday.