Simon Makes LaLiga Debut; Kalu, Okonkwo Help Bordeaux, Bologna Win

Super Eagles winger Moses Simon made his long awaited Spanish La Liga debut for Levante in their 6-2 home loss to Sevilla,

The Nigeria international came on for Jose Campana in the 73rd minute of the defeat. Simon had missed his side’s last five games due to injury.

At the Stade du Roudourou in Guingamp France, Super Eagles winger Samuel Kalu played for 76 minutes for Girondins Bordeaux who defeated Guingamp 3-1 in a French Ligue 1 clash on Sunday. Kalu who scored his first French Ligue 1 goal of the season last weekend was replaced by Yann Karamoh in his fifth appearance of the season since he joined the club from Belgian side, KAA Gent in the summer. The 21 year old has scored one Ligue 1 goal so far.

In the Italian Serie A, former national U-17 and U20 midfielder, Orji Okonkwo came on for Diego Falcinelli in the 67th minutes for Bologna who spanked AS Roma 2-0 at home on Sunday. It was his third substitute appearance in four games this season.

In Germany, Nigerian striker Anthony Ujah made his 90th Bundesliga appearance when he came on as a 76th minute substitute for Pierre Kunde in FSV Mainz’s 1-0 loss away to Bayer Leverkusen on Sunday. The game was Ujah’s third substitute appearance this season for Mainz.


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