Loan Round Up: Melkersen & Henderson On Target

There are currently 11 Hibees out on loan across the continent! Read how each of them has been getting on so far this season in association with Capital Credit Union.

Elias Melkersen (Strømsgodset)

Elias Melkersen added another two goals to his tally for Norwegian top-flight side, Strømsgodset. The striker scored the winner against Viking in a 1-0 victory, whilst also scoring in a 3-1 win over Odd the week previous.

That takes Melkersen’s goal tally to four in his first 10 games for Strømsgodset – who currently sit eighth in the Eliteserien, with two games remaining this season.

Ewan Henderson (KV Oostende)

Ewan Henderson was on target at the weekend, scoring the winning goal for KV Oostende in a 1-0 victory over Francs Borains.

Hendo now has three goals in nine games for the Belgian side, who sit 12th in the Challenger Pro League, on 14 points after 12 games.

Nohan Kenneh (Shrewsbury Town)

Nohan Kenneh has continued his consistent start to life at Shrewsbury Town.

The defensive midfielder has now played 17 times – including 15 starts – for Shrewsbury who sit mid-table in League One and have successfully progressed to the Second Round of the FA Cup.

Kenneh’s impressive performances have earned himself another call-up to the Liberia National Team for their upcoming World Cup Qualifiers against Malawi and Equatorial Guinea.

Murray Aiken, Josh O’Connor and Kanayo Megwa (Airdrieonians)

The Hibs trio have continued their development at Scottish Championship side Airdrieonians who currently sit fourth in the cinch Championship with 17 points after 13 games.

Kanayo Megwa made his debut for Airdrie in October and has since fought his way into the starting XI. The 19-year-old has proved his versatility, featuring at right-back, centre-back and most recently left-midfield.

His impressive showing in October earned him Airdrieonians Player of the Month award!

Josh O’Connor has played 15 teams in total – scoring three times and registering two assists, which both came in an impressive 4-2 victory over Rangers B in the Scottish Challenge Cup earlier this month.

Murray Aiken has also been a regular name on the teamsheet for Airdrie, totalling 16 appearances (11 starts) for the North Lanarkshire side.

He's also shone since his loan switch and was named the Club's Player of the Month for September. He's also earned a lot of plaudits from media outlets for his performances.

Kyle McClelland & Oscar MacIntrye (Queen of the South)

Both Oscar MacIntyre and Kyle McClelland have started alongside each other regularly as part of a back four for Marvin Bartley’s Queen of the South.

McClelland has virtually been ever-present this season featuring in 14 games in all competitions, scoring once, which was on the second day of the campaign against Edinburgh City.

19-year-old Oscar has made eight appearances in the third-tier of Scottish football so far, starting his his regular position at left-back.

The Doonhamers currently sit eighth in the cinch League One after 13 games.

Dan MacKay (Livingston)

Dan MacKay has made nine appearances for fellow cinch Premiership side, Livingston – who he joined on loan in the summer.

Dan got an assist in an important 2-0 victory over Motherwell in October.

David Martindale’s team are currently bottom of the table, with 10 points from 13 games.

Dylan Tait (Hamilton Academical)

21-year-old Dylan Tait has continued to play regularly for Scottish League One side, Hamilton Academical.

Dylan has made 19 appearances, for the Accies, who have made a successful start to their season. They currently sit second in League One having won nine of their first 13 league matches.

Emmanuel Johnson (Austin FC II)

Emmanuel Johnson has spent the majority of 2023 on loan in the United States with Austin FC II.

EJ played 23 times in total for the American outfit, helping Austin FC lift the 2023 MLS Next Pro Cup.

EJ played 21 times in the MLS Next Pro League and featured twice in the playoffs before being named on the bench in the semi-finals and final.