5 things we loved this weekend; Anthony Joshua, D’Tigress, Enyimba & more

5 things we loved this weekend; Anthony Joshua, D’Tigress, Enyimba & more

Anthony Joshua’s Knockout win, Enyimba’s trouncing of Rayon Sports, D’Tigress’ victory and more caught our eyes from the last weekend.

 

We are taking a look at the most entertaining actions from the weekend in this article that covers different sports niches from football to basketball, boxing and more.


 

ANTHONY JOSHUA

Alexander Povetkin was dangerous at times Saturday night, but Anthony Joshua ultimately did what he has done to all but one professional opponent.

Anthony Joshua defeated Alexander Povetkin | Credit: Getty Images

The hard-hitting British superstar dropped Povetkin twice in the seventh round and stopped him in the main event of a seven-bout card that drew an enormous crowd in excess of 80,000 to Wembley Stadium in London.

 

D’TIGRESS

The celebrations were still underway for Nigeria after their first-ever FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup win, when Sarah Ogoke promised it was only the beginning.

Sarah Ogoke celebrates with D’Tigress teammates | Credit: FIBA Gallery

With the noise of her team-mates partying in the locker room behind her, the guard was in bullish mood after Nigeria’s landmark 74-68 victory over Turkey.

 

ENYIMBA

Enyimba FC have booked their place in the semi-final of the 2018 CAF Confederation Cup following a 5-1 second-leg win over Rayon Sports on Sunday in Aba.

There were five different goal scorers for Enyimba on the day as they equalled the total number of goals they scored in the group stage in one game.

 

Kelechi Iheanacho

Super Eagles forward Kelechi Iheanacho netted his first goal in the Premier League this season for Leicester City against Huddersfield.

Kelechi Iheanacho | Credit: Getty Images

It was a poacher’s goal off a quick counter and he looks set to add to his tally as he has put behind him a difficult start to life with ‘The Foxes’. 

 

MOSES SIMON

Super Eagles winger Moses Simon made his long-awaited Spanish La Liga debut for Levante in their 6-2 home loss to Sevilla after shrugging off his injury problem.Moses

The Nigeria international came on for Jose Campana in the 73rd minute of the defeat. Simon had missed his side’s last five games due to injury.

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