Eleke, Henty on target; Enyeama keeps 6th clean sheet

blessing Eleke

Nigerian strikers Blessing Eleke and Ezekiel Henty scored the winner for their respective teams in Slovenia as both team earned three points from their respective league games.

While Henty scored in the 64th minute to win the game for his team, Olimpija Ljubjana as they maintained their lead on top of the Slovenian top flight league after a 2-1 win over hosts Zavrc, Blessing scored the winner in Nova Gorica’s 1-0 win over Rudar to take is tally to 13 in the league.

Eleke is the second top scorer in the Slovenian league behind Olimpija Ljubjana’s Andra Porar wo as 17 goals.

Olimpija top the league table with 45 points from 20 games 11 points better than Eleke’s fourth place Gorica with 20 points from 34 games.

Both players Flying Sports academy are heavily linked with summer moves away from their respective teams when their transfer window re-opens in January.

In France, Elderson Echiejile played te last six minutes of Monaco’s 1-1 draw against second-placed Caen who extended their unbeaten run in Ligue 1 to four games.

Following a goalless first half it looked like Monaco might take all three points when Guido Carrillo scored his first goal for the club 11 minutes into the second period.

However, Rodelin struck late on to round off a successful week for the visitors following their impressive 4-1 win at Bordeaux over the weekend.

At the Metropole stadium, former Super Eagles skipper Vincent Enyeama kept is sixth clean seet of thseason in goal for Lille wo edged Saint Etienne 1-0. The 2013 AFCON hero as conceded eight goals in 13 Ligue 1 appearances this term.