EPL Wrap: Iwobi, Abraham Subbed In; Ndidi Starts; Iheanacho Bench; Nmecha In Line For Debut
Published: February 10, 2018
EPL Wrap: Iwobi, Abraham Subbed In; Ndidi Starts; Iheanacho Bench; Nmecha In Line For DebutA round-up of Nigerian players that were in action for their respective clubs in the English Premier League on Saturday, February 10.

Nigerian players with dual nationalities that have played competitively for the senior national teams of other countries have been omitted.

In the early kickoff, Super Eagles winger Alex Iwobi played the last 25 minutes of Arsenal's 1-0 loss to Tottenham Hotspur at the National Stadium in England.

Spurs main man Harry Kane headed home the winner three minutes into the second half.

Still in London, there was no place for Stefano Okaka on the bench as Watford were beaten 2-0 by West Ham at the London Stadium.

Goals from Javier Hernandez and Marko Arnautovic secured a win for the Hammers.

At the Liberty Stadium, Swansea City needed a late goal from Ki Sung-Yeung to win 1-0 vs Burnley. Nigeria Football Federation target Tammy Abraham hopped off the bench with 16 minutes left on the clock.

Dennis Adeniran was not in the 18 as Everton returned to winning ways by beating Crystal Palace 3-1 at Goodison Park.

Iceland star Gylfi Sigurdsson opened the scoring for the Toffees a minute after half-time and they added two more goals through Baye Oumar Niasse and Tom Davies before Luka Milivojevic reduced the deficit on 83 minutes.

In the late kickoff, Wilfred Ndidi starts for Leicester City against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium.

Manchester City young star Lukas Nmecha is in line for a Premier League debut as he has been named on the bench along with City old boy Kelechi Iheanacho.

Ifeanyi Emmanuel

Photo Credit : twitter.com/lukasnmecha
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