Nigerian Team of the Week: March 15-18, 2024

Nigerian Team of the Week: March 15-18, 2024

  • Nnadozie shines bright in goal
  • Bassey returns in defence 
  • Dele-Bashiru delivers in midfield 
  • Adeniyi outstanding in attack 

GK - Chiamaka Nnadozie - Paris FC

Nnadozie produced one of her most outstanding performances in France as she saved a penalty and kept a clean sheet to inspire Paris FC to a huge [4-0] victory over En Avant Guingamp.

CB - Godfrey Stephen - Diosgyori VTK

Godfrey Stephen was an immovable rock in defence for Diosgyori VTK, making two tackles, two interceptions, and two clearances to edge the team to a hard-fought [2-1] Hungarian NB I win at home to Paksi FC.

CB - Calvin Bassey - Fulham FC

Calvin Bassey neutralised Tottenham Hotspurs' best-attacking moves and contributed two tackles as Fulham FC kept a clean sheet in their [3-0] Premier League victory.

CB - Junior Pius - GD Chaves

Junior Pius impressed with five tackles while winning six duels in GD Chaves's tough [2-1] home loss to Vitoria SC in the Portuguese top flight.

LM - Ibrahim Aliyu - Houston Dynamo

Ibrahim Aliyu was the hero for Houston Dynamo FC as he netted the only goal that propelled the team to a slim [1-0] victory against Portland Timbers, their first MLS win of the season.

MF - Fisayo Dele-Bashiru - Hatayspor Kulubu

Super sub Fisayo Dele-Bashiru needed only 34 minutes to torment Samsunspor Kulubu as he netted a goal and assisted another to steer Hatayspor Kulubu to a convincing [3-0] Super Lig triumph.

MF - Ibrahim Olawoyin - Caykur Rizespor Kulubu

Ibrahim Olawoyin scored the winning goal and created another chance to help Caykur Rizespor Kukubu rise from the brink of defeat to secure a [3-1] win over Gaziantep FK in Turkey.

RM - Alex Iwobi - Fulham

Alex Iwobi makes a second consecutive appearance on the TotW after creating four chances in Fulham FC's excellent victory over visiting Tottenham Hotspurs.

ST - Terem Moffi - OGC Nice

Terem Moffi scored his first brace of 2024 to guide OGC Nice to a morale-boosting [3-1] away Ligue 1 win at RC Lens

ST - James Adeniyi - Hapoel Hadera

James Adeniyi was the chief tormentor of Maccabi Netanya FC as he single-handedly caused the home team's downfall in the Israeli Premier League. Adeniyi scored two goals and assisted the other to power Hapoel Hadera FC to a smashing [3-1] away win. And by so doing, he takes the crown as the EaglesTracker Star of the Week.

ST - Chuba Akpom - AFC Ajax

With ten-man AFC Ajax facing another embarrassing Eredivisie defeat, Chuba Akpom came off the bench to score one and assist the equaliser in the team's [2-2] draw at Sparta Rotterdam.

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