Nigerian Team of the Week: March 1-4, 2024

Nigerian Team of the Week: March 1-4, 2024

  • Akpeyi gets the nod in goal
  • Osayi-Samuel shines in defence
  • Mathew impresses in midfield
  • Ejuke stars in attack
  • Here's the Nigerian Team of the Week

GK - Daniel Akpeyi - Moroka Swallows FC

Daniel Akpeyi was in action for Moroka Swallows, making three saves and keeping a clean sheet as they battled out a goalless draw with Kaizer Chiefs.

LB - Calvin Bassey - Fulham FC

Calvin Bassey maintained his excellent form for Fulham, making three clearances and helping them to a clean sheet in their thrilling [3-0] victory over Brighton.

CB - Kenneth Omeruo - Kasimpasa SK

A rock in defence for Kasimpasa, Kenneth Omeruo also created one chance in attack as the Apaches were held to a [0-0] draw by visiting Sivasspor.

CB - Olisa Ndah - Orlando Pirates FC

Olisa Ndah was impressive for Orlando Pirates, winning his seven duels and creating a chance to seal a clean sheet that lifted them to a [0-1] PSL victory against Polokwane City.

RB - Bright Osayi-Samuel - Fenerbahce SK

After contributing to Fenerbahce's delightful defensive displays, Osayi-Samuel scored his first goal of 2024 as the Yellow Canaries carved out a [0-2] Super Lig win away to Hatayspor.

MF - Ibrahim Olawoyin - Caykur Rizespor

Ibrahim Olawoyin put in a good midfield shift, winning seven duels and three tackles and creating two chances in Rizespor's fine [3-0] Super Lig victory against Kayserispor.

MF - Alhassan Yusuf - Royal Antwerp FC

Alhassan Yusuf was in a dominant mood for Royale Antwerp, winning nine duels and five tackles and creating a chance to power his side to a 3-0 Jupiler Pro League win over STVV.

MF - Ifeanyi Mathew - FC Zurich

Ifeanyi Mathew was the standout performer for FC Zurich as he scored one of the fastest goals in the Swiss Super League's history and won five duels to help them claim a [1-0] win over Young Boys.

FW - Chidera Ejuke - Royal Antwerp FC - Star of the Week

Ejuke was at his dazzling best for Royale Antwerp, scoring his side's second goal and assisting the third in their [3-0] triumph over STVV.

FW - Ibrahim Aliyu - Houston Dynamo FC

Ibrahim Aliyu provided a few bright moments for Houston Dynamo, scoring their consolation goal, creating one chance, and completing three dribbles in a tough [1-2] MLS defeat to New York RB.

FW - Ademola Lookman - Atalanta BC

Ademola Lookman scored his first goal of the year and created two other chances as Atalanta fell to a slim [1-2] Serie A defeat at home to Bologna.

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