- Francis Uzoho gets the nod in goal
- Plumptre & Ebuehi shine in defence
- Onyedika runs the midfield
- Lookman & Osimhen lead the attack.
- Here's the Nigerian Team of the Week
EaglesTracker followed 110 matches potentially featuring Nigerian players from 78 different leagues around the world.
GK - FRANCIS UZOHO - AC OMONIA
Francis Uzoho kept another clean sheet in goal for his side, making 2 fine saves as Omonia won narrowly.
LB - CALVIN BASSEY - AFC AJAX
Calvin Bassey put in a fine display at the back for Ajax, making 3 clearances and creating 1 goalscoring chance as they kept a clean sheet against FC Twente.
LCB - ASHLEIGH PLUMPTRE - LEICESTER CITY WOMEN FC
Ashleigh Plumptre was immense at the back for Leicester, making 2 tackles, 2 clearances and helping her side earn their first victory of the league season.
RCB - HAMDI AKUJOBI - ALMERE CITY FC
The young defender made 6 clearances and created 1 goalscoring chance while keeping a clean sheet in his side’s narrow league victory.
RB - TYRONNE EBUEHI - EMPOLI FC
Tyronne Ebuehi’s first goal of the season was enough to clinch a 1-0 Serie A victory for Empoli over Sampdoria. The full back also created 1 goalscoring chance for his side in the match.
CM - OKECHUKWU AZUBUIKE - CAYKUR RIZESPOR
Azubuike Okechukwu makes our TOTW for the first time this season thanks to his fine display, making 2 tackles, making 1 interception and completing 83% of his passes in Rizespor’s draw.
CM - RAPHAEL ONYEDIKA - CLUB BRUGGE KV
The young midfielder put in a Man of the Match performance, making 5 tackles, 2 interceptions and completing 89% of his passes in a composed display.
LF - ASISAT OSHAOLA - FC BARCELONA FEMENI
Asisat Oshoala scored a well-taken brace as Barcelona claimed a comfortable away victory over Sporting Huelva.
ST - YIRA SOR - KRC GENK
22-year old, Yira Sor storms into our team of the week after a stunning goal and fine performance for his new side, KRC Genk in their 1-0 league win.
ST - VICTOR OSIMHEN - SSC NAPOLI
Nigeria’s Starboy, Victor Osimhen continues to impress, adding 2 goals and 1 assist in Napoli’s 5-1 drubbing of perennial champions, Juventus. His outstanding performance earns him our Star of the Week honours.
What do you think of the team ? Who missed out ?
RF - ADEMOLA LOOKMAN - ATALANTA BC
Ademola Lookman came close to earning this week’s star after also scoring 2 goals and providing 1 assist for his side, Atalanta as they stormed past Salernitana 8–2 in the Italian Serie A.