- Uzoho gets the nod in goal
- Akpudje & Ekong partner in defence
- Dele-Bashiru makes an appearance in midfield
- Godwin & Osimhen lead the attack.
- Here’s the Nigerian Team of the Week. 🌟🦅🇳🇬
GK - FRANCIS UZOHO - OMONOIA FC
Super Eagles goalkeeper, Francis Uzoho kept a clean sheet in goal, as Omonia Nicosia cruised to a [2-0] home league victory.
LB - ZAIDU SANUSI - FC PORTO
Zaidu Sanusi made 10 ball recoveries and created two goalscoring chances for FC Porto as they were held to a [1-1] away league draw.
CB - WILLIAM TROOST-EKONG - WATFORD FC
Super Eagles vice captain, Ekong captained Watford to a hard-fought [0-1] victory over Wigan. The 28-year old made 3 clearances and completed 92% of his passes.
CB - JOSHUA AKPUDJE - FK JABLONEC
The 24-year old was at the heart of Jablonec’s defence, helping his side keep a clean sheet and earn a [3-0] home league win.
RB - GODSWILL EKPOLO - IFK NORRKOPING
Godswill Ekpolo made 5 tackles, 5 interceptions and completed 84% of his passes for IFK Norrkoping as they fell to a narrow [0-1] away league defeat.
CM - FISAYO DELE-BASHIRU - SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY FC
21-year old, Fisayo Dele-Bashiru scored his 4th league goal of the season, and also created 3 goalscoring chances in Sheffield Wednesday’s [4-2] English League One victory over Burton Albion.
CM - RAPHAEL ONYEDIKA - CLUB BRUGGE KV
Raphael Onyedika was his usual self in the heart of midfield for Club Brugge. The 21-year old made 11 ball recoveries, made 2 tackles and 2 interceptions, to help his side earn a hard-fought Belgian Pro League victory.
LF - SAVIOUR GODWIN - CASA PIA AC
New Super Eagles winger, Saviour Godwin continued his impressive 2022/2023 season, scoring the winner while also creating 3 goalscoring chances in a Man of the Match performance for Casa Pia.
ST - VICTOR OSIMHEN - SSC NAPOLI
Ijaya Olusoosun, Victor Osimhen screw his first career club hat trick, to lead Napoli to an entertaining [4-0] Italian Serie A victory over Sassuolo. His Outstanding display earns our Nigerian Star of the Week Honours.
ST - SAMUEL ADEGBENRO - BEIJING GOUAN
26-year old, Samuel Adegbenro opened his Chinese Super League goal account with a brace in his side’s big [4-1] victory.
RF - ADEMOLA LOOKMAN - ATALANTA BC
Super Eagle, Ademola Lookman scored his fifth goal of the season, to help Atalanta earn a [0-2] Italian Serie A victory, and climb to second spot in the league standings, behind Osimhen’s Napoli.
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