Nigerian Team of the Week - May 5-8, 2023

Nigerian Team of the Week - May 5-8, 2023

  • Nnadozie earns her spot in goal.
  • Ebuehi shines in defence
  • Mathew holds the midfield down
  • Awoniyi stars the attack.
  • Here’s the Nigerian Team of the Week.

GK - CHIAMAKA NNADOZIE - PARIS FC

Chiamaka Nnadozie displayed exceptional goalkeeping skills for Paris FC, securing a clean sheet and making three crucial saves to deny PSG in a hard-fought match.

LB - BRUNO ONYEMAECHI - BOAVISTA

At left-back, Bruno Onyemaechi showcased his defensive prowess for Boavista against Estoril Praia, making two crucial tackles and creating an attacking opportunity with a well-placed pass.

CB - KELECHI CHRISTIAN - BELENENSES SAD

In central defense, Kelechi Christian was an absolute force for Belenenses SAD, not only providing a solid defensive display but also scoring a vital goal. Kelechi's outstanding performance earned him the well-deserved Man of the Match accolade.

CB - CHIDOZIE AWAZIEM - HNK HAJDUK SPLIT

Partnering Kelechi in the heart of the defense, Chidozie Awaziem delivered an exemplary defensive performance for HNK Hajduk Split, contributing to a clean sheet with three interceptions and three clearances while winning several important duels.

RB - TYRONNE EBUEHI - EMPOLI

Tyronne Ebuehi was an instrumental figure at right-back for Empoli, making two assists and showcasing his defensive prowess with four key clearances in their win over Salernitana.

CM - OBINNA NWOBODO - FC CINCINNATI

In midfield, Obinna Nwobodo displayed his tenacity and defensive skills for his team, amassing four tackles and winning eight duels in their win over DC United.

CM - IFEANYI MATHEW - FC ZURICH

Ifeanyi Mathew of FC Zurich contributed with a goal, three clearances, and two crucial blocks as his side stunned highflying Basel away from home.

LF - VIV SOLOMON-OTABOR - RUKH LVIV

On the left flank, Viv Solomon-Otabor shone brightly for Rukh Lviv, netting a goal and providing an assist, proving to be a constant threat to the opposition's defense.

ST - CHINONYEREM MACLEANS - LOKOMOTIV MOSCOW

Upfront, Chinonyerem Macleans showcased her predatory instincts, scoring two crucial goals for Lokomotiv Moscow as they crushed Rubin Kazan three-nil.

ST - TAIWO AWONIYI - NOTTINGHAM FOREST - STAR OF THE WEEK

Taiwo Awoniyi's clinical finishing propelled Nottingham Forest to victory over Southampton with his first-ever Premier League brace. Awoniyi's superb performance has earned him the prestigious EaglesTracker Star of the Week honour.

RF - ALEX IWOBI - EVERTON

Completing the lineup, Alex Iwobi exhibited his creative flair for Everton, providing an assist and mesmerizing the opposition with five skillful dribbles in the Toffees' stunning win at Brighton.

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