Umar Sadiq was in action for Real Sociedad who defeated 10-man Osasuna 2-0 to reach the Copa del Rey quarter-finals on Wednesday night.
Sadiq was introduced in the 73rd minute with Sociedad 1-0 ahead.
He managed to have one shot on target against Osasuna, who had to play most part of the game with 10 men.
Sadiq’s involvement in Sociedad’s Cup clash would further raise questions concerning the way he was allowed to leave the Super Eagles camp at the AFCON in Côte d’Ivoire.
The 26-year-old was reported to have suffered an injury in training and was replaced by Paul Onuachu.
Surprisingly, Sadiq was included in Sociedad’s squad for the Cup game against Osasuna.
Reacting to his inclusion in the Spanish club squad, Super Eagles head coach Jose Peseiro said he is confused