- Akpeyi gets the nod in goal
- Awaziem & Ebuehi impress in defence
- Gavi partners Ndidi in midfield
- Olatunji teams up with Star of the Week, Awoniyi up front.
- Here’s the Nigerian Team of the Week.
GK - DANIEL AKPEYI - MAROKA SWALLOWS FC
Super Eagles goalkeeper, Akpeyi was solid between the goalposts, keeping yet another clean sheet to help Maroka Swallows beat Gallants in the South African PSL.
LB - BRUNO ONYEMAECHI - BOAVISTA FC
Onyemaechi's defensive output was highlighted by the 5 duels he won as Boavista picked up an impressive draw with Braga.
CB - SAMUEL ODEOYIBO - FC HEGELMANN
Odeoyibo delivered a fine display in defence, keeping a clean sheet, and also adding a goal to lift FC Hegelmann to a big win over Banga.
CB - CHIDOZIE AWAZIEM - HNK HAJDUK SPLIT
With 6 duels won and 9 clearances, Awaziem showed his outstanding defensive nous as HNK Hajduk Split kept a clean sheet in their hard-fought win at Slaven Belupo.
RB - TYRONNE EBUEHI - EMPOLI FC
Tyronne Ebuehi kept up his recent excellent form as he won 5 duels, made 5 clearances and created 1 goalscoring chance in Empoli humbling of Juventus.
CM - WILFRED NDIDI - LEICESTER CITY FC
Wilfred Ndidi made 5 tackles, won 6 duels, and added 2 blocks and 2 interceptions to help Leicester City keep their survival hopes alive with a crucial draw at Newcastle United.
CM - THOMPSON GAVI - FC HEGELMANN
Thompson Gavi supplied 2 assists to power FC Hegelmann to a [5-0] home win over FK Banga.
LF - SAVIOUR GODWIN - CASA PIA AC
Saviour Godwin was on the scoresheet, and he also created 4 goalscoring chances as Casa Pia were held to a [2-2] home draw.
ST - TAIWO AWONIYI - NOTTINGHAM FOREST
Awoniyi scored one of the most important goals in Nottingham Forest history, to guide them to a [1-0] win over Arsenal and secure their Premier League status for another season. His performance earns him the Nigerian Star of the Week honours.
ST - VICTOR OLATUNJI - FC SLOVAN LIBEREC
Victor Olatunji was the star of the show as he bagged a brace in Slovan Liberec's commanding [0-4] win away at Hradec Králové.
RF - ALEX IWOBI - EVERTON FC
Alex Iwobi was in fine form for Everton as he contributed 4 interceptions and won 4 duels in the Toffees' crucial draw that gave them a fighting chance heading into the final match of the EPL season.