Madueke, Adeyemi, Solanke, Ejuke Lead Nigeria's Rain Of Goals On Saturday

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By Femi Fasetire

PSV Eindhoven of Netherlands youngster, Nonso Madueke continued his amazing burst of goals scoring form in the Dutch Eredivisie, while Chidera Ejuke also netted for CSKA Moscow of Russia and Karim Adeyemi made hay for RB Salzburg of Austria.

Also among the goals scorers on Saturday across Europe were the England-based quintet of Chuks Aneke, Dominic Solanke, Oladapo Afolayan, Moses Odubeko and Abraham Odoh all got in among the goal bangers across various levels of action on Saturday.

In Netherlands, Madueke stole all headlines, as the Nigerian-born England under-21 international enhanced his burgeoning reputation further with another goal for PSV in their 4-1 rout of Cambuur at Philips Stadion.

On as a substitute at half-time, Madueke took just two minutes to get on the scoresheet, lashing home after being played in by Jordan Teze, taking his haul to six goals and an assist from eight games in all competitions.

In Russia, Ejuke continued his rich vein of form by closing the scoring for CSKA Moscow in a 2-0 win over FK Akhmat at the VEB Arena.

Ejuke struck 15 minutes from time, as he scored from just outside the box, thereby taking his tally to two goals and one assist in his last three matches for The Armymen.

In Austria, Karim Adeyemi took his tally to seven goals from seven games in all competitions as Red Bull Salzburg defeated SK Austria Klagenfurt 3-1.

Adeyemi, who is eligible for Nigeria, Germany and Romania, netted the earliest goal in this season's Bundesliga when he chipped the ball past goalkeeper Menzel in the third minute.

In Turkey’s lower division, Keciorengucu were beaten 2-1 in an away game against Eyupspor, for who former Adanaspor and SK Sturm Graz of Austria striker, Emeka Eze opened his account in 2021-2022 when he halved the deficit in the 31st minute.

In Slovakia, Wisdom Kanu helped Zemplin Michalovce return to winning ways after three consecutive losses, opening the scoring in their 2-1 win against Liptovsky Mikulas at Zemplin Stadium.

Six minutes into the second half, the 27-year-old put the home team 1-0 up, his third goal involvement of the season, having scored and provided an assist in the opening day win versus Dunajska Streda.

In England, Solanke's brace was not enough to give Bournemouth victory, as The Cherries were forced to a 2-2 draw by Marvin Ekpiteta's Blackpool.

Solanke opened scoring with a fine low finish in the sixth minute before doubling The Cherries’ advantage when he planted a header past Blackpool’s goalkeeper in the 19th minute, while former Arsenal fringe player, Aneke took less than 145 minutes in all competitions to open his account for Birmingham City.

Aneke made the best of his fourth game for Birmingham, as the summer signing got off the bench in the 61st minute and helped his side thrash Luton Town 5-0 at Kenilworth Road, where he completed the scoring by scrambling home after his teammate's shot was parried.

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