EiE: Moses crowned FA Cup Champion, Simy relegated

EiE: Moses crowned FA Cup Champion, Simy relegated

As everyone gets ready to switch focus to the 2018 World Cup in Russia, here is the last Eagles in Europe piece of the season. We take a final look at how Super Eagles players performed for their respective European clubs in the final weekend of the 2017/2018 season..

England
Victor Moses, Chelsea

Victor Moses added another trophy to his collections on Saturday, after Chelsea were crowned champions of the English Emirates FA Cup.

The Blues defeated Manchester United 1-0, thanks to a first half penalty from their talisman, Eden Hazard.

Moses was on from start to finish, putting up a decent showing, as he added the FA Cup to the Premier League title he won with the club last season.

It was the Nigerian’s 35th game of the season for Antonio Conte’s team in all competitions.

France
Chidozie Awaziem, Nantes

In the Ligue 1, Awaziem was not listed in Nantes’s final match of the season, as they beat Strasbourg 1-0 at home.

Belgium
Moses Simon, Gent

Simon featured for 90minutes as Gent dented Club Brugge’s title aspirations with a 1-0 win the be Belgian championship playoffs. He was replaced by Sigurd Rosted on the stroke on the 90.

Uche Agbo, Standard Liege
Unlike Simon, Uche Agbo was nowhere to be found for Liege in their goalless affair at Sporting Charleroi.

Italy
Simeon Nwankwo, Crotone

The newly invited Super Eagle, popularly known as Simy, was caged in his last game of the season in the Serie A.

Simy fired blanks as he watched his side go down 2-1 at SSC Napoli, a result that means he will be playing in the Serie B, Italy’s second division, next season following Crotone’s relegation.

He netted seven goals for his team this season in just 11 starts.

Joel Obi, Torino
Joel Obi was an unused substitute in Torino’s final game of the season. The midfielder watched from the bench as his side ended the season on a winning note, after a 2-1 win.

Spain
Oghenekaro Etebo, Las Palmas

Oghenekaro Etebo ended his loan spell at Las Palmas in defeat, after a 2-1 loss at home against Girona.

Etebo, who was booked in the match, was one of his side’s better players on the day, but already relegated Las Palmas ended their campaign how they started it, in defeat.

Etebo started and finished the game, winning 14 duels including a tackle and three interceptions.

Russia
Bryan Idowu, Amkar Perm

Idowu’s Amkar retained their Premier League status in Russia, following their 3-0 aggregate victory over FC Tambov.

The fullback featured for the duration of the second leg, as they ran out 1-0 winners. Idowu was also booked in that game.

Turkey
Mikel Agu, William Troost-Ekong & Shehu Abdullahi, Bursaspor

Of the trio, only Mikel Agu was listed for the game against Genclerbirligi. He lasted the duration of the game, but went down 1-0 with his team.

Ogenyi Onazi, Trabzonspor
Onazi was another player who missed his side’s last game of the season in the Super Lig.

The Super Eagles assistant captain was not listed for Trabzonspor, who defeated their visitors, Karabukspor, 3-0.

Kenneth Omeruo, Kasimpasa
Omeruo was conspicuously missing in Kasimpasa’s 3-2 defeat at Basaksegir. He was also not listed for that encounter.

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