Five Nigerian performances we absolutely loved this weekend

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    Review of Nigerians abroad

    It was another prolific weekend for Nigeria's stars as they continued their fine form at their respective clubs, with Paul Onuachu ending his six-game goal drought at Genk while Asisat Oshoala scored a brace to extend her tally to 10 goals in eight league matches for Barcelona this term.
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    Raphael Onyedika

    The Nigeria midfielder stood out as the hero for Midtjylland in Sunday's Danish Superliga game with his contribution of a brace and an assist in their 3-1 win over Randers.

    Onyedika scored his two goals in the first-half and later provided the assist for Evander to seal their emphatic away win that stretched their lead at the top of the table

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    Samuel Kalu

    The Super Eagles winger contributed an assist that helped Bordeaux seal maximum points in Sunday's five-goal thriller against Reims.

    Kalu was introduced at the break and he assisted Jimmy Briand to score Bordeaux's equaliser in the 78th minute, which inspired their 3-2 comeback victory.

    The 24-year-old has been involved in two goals (a goal and an assist) in nine Ligue 1 matches this season.

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    Asisat Oshoala

    Oshoala scored a brace as Barcelona ran riot in an 8-1 win over Real Sociedad on Sunday.

    In addition to her first-half double for the hosts, the Super Falcons captain contributed an assist in the 62nd minute.

    The former Arsenal and Liverpool star now boasts of 10 league goals for Barcelona who have scored 51 goals in total, after eight league matches.

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    Michael Olise

    The Anglo-Nigerian came off the bench to help Crystal Palace grab an emphatic 2-0 away victory at Manchester City on Saturday.

    Shortly after replacing Senegal's Cheikhou Kouyate in the 85th minute, Olise laid a pass for Conor Gallagher to slot home which gave them a two-goal lead.

    It was the Eagles' first away win of the season and it ended their winless run of five league games.

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    Paul Onuachu

    Onuachu ended his six-game goal drought with a second-half strike in Genk's 6-2 triumph over Zulte Waregem in a Belgian First Division A fixture.

    Two minutes into the second half, the Super Eagles striker made it 3-0 for the visitors in Waregem.

    So far this season, Onuachu has scored 10 goals in 12 league appearances for the Smurfs.