- Adeleye is in goal again
- Kelechi Christian earns a spot in defence
- Onazi debuts in midfield
- Ajibade & Dessers lead the attack.
- Here’s the Nigerian Team of the Week.
GK - ADEBAYO ADELEYE - HAPOEL JERUSALEM
Adebayo Adeleye was in fine form for his side over the weekend, making 6 saves in Hapoel Jerusalem’s hard-earned [1-2] Israeli Premier League victory.
LCB - BRUNO ONYEMAECHI - BOAVISTA FC
Bruno Onyemaechi put in a good defensive shift, making 3 successful tackles and creating 3 goalscoring chances for Boavista in their goalless draw against Arouca FC.
CB - KELECHI CHRISTIAN - BELENENSES SAD
Kelechi Christian scored his first goal for his new club, Belenenses SAD, also keeping a clean sheet in defence and helping them earn a narrow [0-1] away victory over CD Feirense.
RCB - HAMDI AKUJOBI - ALMERE CITY FC
Hamdi Akujobi makes another appearance in our TOTW after a fine performance, winning 5 duels, and 2 successful tackles while helping Almere City FC keep a clean sheet and earn a [0-1] victory.
MF - OGENYI ONAZI - EAST RIFFA FC
Super Eagles veteran, Ogenyi Onazi scored his first goal for East Riffa from the spot, helping them on their way to a [2-4] away league victory over Bahrain SC.
LF - RASHEEDAT AJIBADE - ATLETICO MADRID F - STAR OF THE WEEK
Super Falcons star, Rasheedat Ajibade ran the show for Atletico Madrid Feminino, scoring 2 goals for her side as they battled to a [1-2] La Liga F victory over Real Sociedad.
ST - IBRAHIM ALIYU - NK LOKOMOTIVA
Ibrahim Aliyu scored 2 goals for his side, NK Lokomotiva Zagreb as they battled to a [3-4] away Croatian 1 HNL victory over HNK Hajduk Split.
ST - CYRIEL DESSERS - US CREMONESE
Super Eagles striker, Cyriel Dessers scored 2 goals for US Cremonese, helping them equalize before eventually falling to a [3-2] Italian Serie A defeat against Sassuolo.
ST - LEKE JAMES - SIVASSPOR KÜLUBÜ
30-year old striker, Leke James came off the bench in the 82nd minute and scored 2 goals, but it was not enough to prevent Sivasspor from a [4-3] Turkish Superlig victory over Fatih Karagumruk.
RF - SAMUEL CHUKWUEZE - VILLARREAL CF
Samuel Chukwueze continued his fine form for Villarreal, assisting 2 goals for his side in their Spanish La Liga victory over UD Almeria.