- Adeleye gets the nod in goal
- Osayi-Samuel impresses in defence
- Akpom earns his spot in midfield
- Tijani & Akintola debut in attack.
- Here’s the Nigerian Team of the Week.
GK - ADEBAYO ADELEYE - HAPOEL JERUSALEM
Adebayo Adeleye had an outstanding performance, making seven saves in Hapoel Jerusalem's 2-1 victory at home to Maccabi Haifa.
LB - HAMDI AKUJOBI - ALMERE CITY FC
Hamdi Akujobi was impressive on both ends of the pitch, scoring a goal and making three clearances in Almere City FC's come-from-behind 3-2 away win against ADO.
CB - KEVIN AKPOGUMA - HOFFENHEIM
Kevin Akpoguma had a solid performance, making three tackles and four interceptions to help Hoffenheim secure an impressive 1-1 draw at champions Bayern Munich.
CB - IGOH OGBU - SLAVIA PRAGUE
In a thrilling 3-3 derby draw with city rivals, Sparta Prague, Igoh Ogbu made five interceptions and scored a goal to prove his worth to Slavia Prague.
RB - BRIGHT OSAYI-SAMUEL - FENERBAHCE
Bright Osayi-Samuel was a threat on the right flank, creating two chances and winning ten duels to help Fenerbahce secure a 2-1 win against Ankaragucu.
MF - RAPHAEL ONYEDIKA - CLUB BRUGGE
Club Brugge managed a not-so-pleasing goalless draw at Westerlo, but Raphael Onyedika can be satisfied with his performance after winning seven duels and creating one chance.
CAM - CHUBA AKPOM - MIDDLESBROUGH
Chuba Akpom was the hero for Middlesbrough, was among the goals, and created one chance in their massive 5-1 win against Norwich City.
LF - GIFT MONDAY - UDG TENERIFE
Gift Monday had a fantastic performance, scoring two goals to help UDG Tenerife secure a 2-3 away win over Levante Las Planas.
ST - CYRIEL DESSERS - CREMONESE
Cyriel Dessers was the hero for Cremonese, scoring the only goal in their 1-0 win over Empoli.
ST - MUHAMED TIJANI - BANIK OSTRAVA
Muhamed Tijani was in top form, scoring both goals to help Banik Ostrava secure a 2-1 win against title-chasing Viktoria Plzen.
RF - BABAJIDE AKINTOLA - ADANA DEMIRSPOR
Babajide Akintola was on fire, scoring two goals and creating two chances to help Adana Demirspor secure a 5-0 win over Kasımpaşa. His outstanding performance earns him our Nigerian Star of the Week honours.