Nigerian Team of the Week (September 16-19, 2022)

Nigerian Team of the Week (September 16-19, 2022)

  • Adeleye earns his spot in goal
  • Plumptre makes an appearance in defence
  • Iwobi returns in midfield
  • Anthony Ujah is the Nigerian Star of the Week
  • Here's the Nigerian Team of the Week

GK - ADEBAYO ADELEYE - HAPOEL JERUSALEM 

The Super Eagles goalkeeper was in fine form for his side, making 8 saves and keeping a clean sheet in their convincing home league win.

CB - ASHLEIGH PLUMPTRE - LEICESTER CITY WOMEN FC

Super Falcons’ Plumptre had a fine evening for her side despite falling to a 2-1 league defeat. The solid defender made 12 Ball Recoveries & 5 Interceptions, while also forcing an own goal to pull a goal back for her side.

CB - AYO OBILEYE - LIVINGSTON FC

Despite being snubbed for the latest Super Eagles squad, Obileye continues to be one of the most impressive Nigerian defenders in 22/23 so far. The 28-year old made 8 Ball Recoveries while helping his side keep a clean sheet and earn a 1-0 league win.

CB - KEVIN AKPOGUMA - TSG HOFFENHEIM

The Super Eagles defender had a good evening, making 4 tackles, 4 clearances and 2 interceptions as Hoffenheim kept a clean sheet against SC Freiburg in the German Bundesliga.

LM - BRUNO ONYEMAECHI - BOAVISTA FC

Bruno had a good outing for Boavista as they earned a hard-fought win over Sporting. The wing-back made 8 ball recoveries, 5 clearances and 2 interceptions in an impressive overall display

CM - ALHASSAN YUSUF - ROYAL ANTWERP FC

The 22-year old midfielder continued his impressive 22/23 season so far, winning 4 tackles and making 2 interceptions in his side’s 2-1 Belgian Pro League victory.

CM - ALEX IWOBI - EVERTON FC

Alex ‘Big 17’ Iwobi continues to flourish in midfield under Frank Lampard. He provided the assist for the only goal of the game, as Everton grabbed their first English Premier League win of the season. 

RM - SAMUEL CHUKWUEZE - VILLARREAL CF

'Samu' Chukwueze was a thorn in the side of Sevilla as he created 3 goalscoring chances for his side during his 59 minutes on the pitch. Villarreal were unfortunately held to a 1-1 draw at home.

ST - ANTHONY UJAH - EINTRACHT BRAUNSCHWEIG

Anthony Ujah is enjoying his return to football, and the veteran striker marked it further with two well-taken goals in his side’s 2-1 German Bundesliga 2 victory over Karlsruher SC

ST - EMEKA EZE - ANKARA KECIORENGUCU 

Eze scored his 3rd and 4th league goals of the season, as his side cruised a big 4-1 victory over Bandirmaspor in the Turkish TFF 1 Lig.

ST - WILLIAM AGADA - SPORTING KANSAS CITY FC

Birthday boy, William Agada scored a fine brace, making it 7 goals in 10 appearances since joining Sporting Kansas City in the MLS. His two-goal effort led his side to a 4-1 victory.

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