Nigerian Team of the Week: Jan 20-23, 2023

Nigerian Team of the Week: Jan 20-23, 2023

  • Sebastian Osigwe gets the nod in goal
  • Ehizibue & Ebuehi shine in defence
  • Onyedika returns the midfield
  • Lookman & Osimhen lead the attack.
  • Here's the Nigerian Team of the Week

EaglesTracker followed 136 matches potentially featuring Nigerian players from 82 different leagues around the world.

GK - SEBASTIAN OSIGWE - FC LUGANO

Sebastian Osigwe put in a fine performance for Lugano as his impressive 6 saves helped his team to hang on to the 3 points against Sion.

LB - BRUNO ONYEMAECHI - BOAVISTA FC

A good performance from Bruno helped Boavista to gain a point against Chaves. He managed 3 Tackles and 10 ball recoveries in the match.

LCB - CALVIN BASSEY - AFC AJAX

Contributing to Ajax’s unbeaten run in the league, Calvin Bassey showed up against league leaders, Feyenoord with an eye catching 3 Tackles, 3 Clearances and 1 Chance created.

RCB - KINGSLEY EHIZIBHE - UDINESE FC

A goal, Clean sheet, and 6 Clearances doesn’t get much better for a defender. Kingsley was match winner for Udinese in their 1-0 win against Sampdoria.

RB - TYRONNE EBUEHI - EMPOLI FC

Tyronne Ebuehi showed up big against Inter Milan, as Empoli shocked Serie A with an underdog win. He contributed with 7 clearances and earned a clean sheet in the process.

CM - RAPHAEL ONYEDIKA - CLUB BRUGGE KV

Raphael Onyedika put in an engine performance in the midfield for Club Brugge against Sporting Charleroi, making 2 Tackles and 9 ball recoveries in a hard fought 2-2 draw.

CM - CHRISTY UCHEIBE - SL BENFICA FEMININO

Christy Ucheibe scored her first goal for SL Benfica Feminino in their massive derby victory over Sporting.

LF - ADEMOLA LOOKMAN - ATALANTA BC - ⭐️ (STAR OF THE WEEK)

ADEMOLA LOOKMAN - ATALANTA BC - ⭐️ (STAR OF THE WEEK)

Ademola Lookman remains on the hells of Osimhen in the Serie A goalscoring chart. He scored two goals and provided an assist in Atalanta’s victory over Juventus.

ST - VICTOR OSIMHEN - SSC NAPOLI

The in-form Victor Osimhen added another goal to his tally for the season as Napoli swept aside Salernitana in a 2-0 win.

ST - CHIGOZIE MBAH - KRABI FC

Chigozie Mbah makes his first appearance in our TOTW following his two goals for Krabi FC in a 2-1 win.

RF - SAMUEL CHUKWUEZE - VILLARREAL CF

Samuel Chukwueze continued his impressive form for Villarreal under Quique Setien, creating one goalscoring chance in an impressive performance as they earned a 1-0 win over Girona.

 

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