Home The Europa League returned on Thursday, September 28 and a host of Nigerian players featured for their clubs in Europe. Chuba Akpom (Arsenal) Nigerian-born Akpom was on the bench the whole 90 minutes as his Arsenal teammates beat host Bate Borisov 4-2. His compatriot, Alex Iwobi did not travel with the team because of a minor injury. Anthony Nwakaeme (Hapoel Be’er Sheva F.C.) Super Eagles striker Anthony Nwakaeme scored a consolation for Israeli Champions Hapoel Be’er Sheva F.C. in their 3-1 loss to FC Viktoria Plzeň on Thursday. Nwakaeme was introduced in the 62nd minute and scored seven minutes later. John Ogu (Hapoel Be’er Sheva F.C.) John Oguplay John Ogu (Twitter/John Ogu) Nigeria international midfielder John Ogu played all 90 minutes but could not help Hapoel Be’er Sheva F.C. to avoid a 3-1 defeat to FC Viktoria Plzeň. Alhaji Gero (Öestersunds) Alhaji Gero played 90 minutes and scored the winner for Swedish club Oestersunds Fc in their impressive 1-0 win over Hertha Berlin. Friday Eze (Koyanspor) Nigerian striker Eze registered an assist in Koyanspor’s 2-0 win over Vitoria Guimaraes of Portugal. He assisted his side 24th-minute goal before picking up a yellow card in the 62nd minute. His compatriot Imoh Ezekiel was an unused substitute for the game. Alhassan Ibrahim (Austria Wien) Alhassan Ibrahim played 60 minutes as Austria Wien managed a 2-2 draw at home to AEK Athens of Greece. The former Akwa United player was booked in the 15th minute of the game. Peter Olayinka (Zulte- Waregem) Nigerian striker Peter Olayinka played just the second half in Zulte-Waregem’s 2-0 loss to Lazio. d9cc029bdbfecfd1b797c24298576aead35e701a