The Nigeria international scored the Great Danes’ only goal as they silenced Olivier Dall’Oglio’s side for their eighth win this season
His 16th minute effort worked the magic for Christophe Galtier’s men who are now third in the French topflight log with 28 points.
Lille could have added a second of the game but Jonathan Bamba had his penalty saved by goalkeeper Gautier Larsonneur.
The Caf Awards nominee was on from start to finish for the hosts while Morocco‘s Saad Agouzoul and Mozambique’s Reinildo Mandava.
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The Group H encounter billed for Stamford Bridge is a dead-rubber fixture, however, they would be hoping to bow out of the competition of a high.