Super Eagles midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi helped his team Leicester secure a 2-0 win over Brighton in the Premier League on Saturday.
His compatriot, Leon Balogun was on thr bench for Brighton, who held the Foxes to a goalless draw at halftime but got defeated within the final 26 minutes.
Ayoze Perez broke the deadlock in the 64th minute before Jamie Vardy sealed the victory with a penalty on 82 minutes.
At the Goodison Park, Nigeria forward, Alex Iwobi played a substitute role for Everton, who were beaten 2-0 by Norwich City.
Everton, who have now won two games in their last five, got stunned as Cantwell and Ayoze Perez scored in the 52nd and 91st minutes respectively.
At Vicarage Road, Isaac Success was absent while Dele Bashiru was on the bench as Watford were beaten 3-0 by visiting Burnley.
Second-half goals by Chris Wood, Ashley Barnes and James Tarkowski condemned Watford, who are mired in relegation trouble after 11 successive home games without a win.
In the other Premier League games played concurrently, Wolverhampton Wanderers defeated Bournemouth 2-1 while leaders Liverpool maintained their winning streak against Crystal Palace.
The Jurgen Klopp side got ahead in the 49th minute through a Sadio Mane goal but Wilfried Zaha equalized for the hosts in the 84th minute, before Roberto Firmino scored a late winner to maintain their eight-point lead at the top of the Premier League.
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