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WEEKEND UPDATE: Nigerians in the Premier League

By Arinze Ude

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EVERTON 2-0 MAN CITY

Victor Anichebe was instrumental in his team’s defeat of the defending Champions at Goodison Park before he was replaced by Croatian striker, Nikica Jelavic in the late stages of the game.

 

ASTON VILLA 3-2 QPR

Nedum Onuoha was on the bench for the duration of the game as his team failed to overcome fellow strugglers, Villa. Nigerian-born English striker, Gabriel Agbonlahor opened the scoring for the Midlands club.

 

MAN UTD 1-0 READING

Hope Akpan watched the full game from the bench; his team were unlucky not to get a penalty after Nemanja Vidic pushed Adrian Marriapa down in the box.

 

CHELSEA 2-0 WEST HAM

Victor Moses started the game for the Blues before he was taken off for Oscar in the 70th minute, while John Mikel Obi was an 80th minute substitute for Juan Mata. Frank Lampard scored his 200th goal for the club in this fixture.

 

STOKE CITY 0-0 WEST BROM

Osaze was again a substitute, coming on in the 68th minute as his team searched for a late winner.

 

WIGAN 2-1 NEWCASTLE UNITED

Shola Ameobi was a 67th minute replacement for French striker, Yoann Gouffran in a game that was marred by Callum McManaman’s nefarious challenge on Massadio Haidara.

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Chojare Pamela Agboga is a Legal Practitioner, Writer, Editor, Chartered Secretary and Administrator. She is currently working on her first novel 'Weekends are for Loving' as well as a devotional for women.

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