Nigerian Team of the Week: August 26-29, 2022

Nigerian Team of the Week: August 26-29, 2022

  • Okonkwo gets the nod in goal
  • Akpoguma partners Ogbu in defence
  • Simon & Moffi lead the attack
  • Here's the Nigerian Team of the Week

GK - ARTHUR OKOWNKWO - CREWE ALEXANDRA

Okonkwo had a fine outing in goal for Crewe Alexandra, making two saves and keeping a clean sheet in their draw against Bradford City.

LB - MUSA MUHAMMED - FK SARAJEVO

The 25-year old full back was on target for his side as they were held to a 2-2 away league draw.

CB - IGOH OGBU - LILLESTROM SK

Igoh was a rock in the heart of Lillestrom’s defence. The 22-year old made 4 clearances and 7 ball recoveries to help his side earn a 1-1 Norwegian Elitserien draw.

CB - KEVIN AKPOGUMA - TSG HOFFENHEIM

The Super Eagles defender had a good day at the office, making 4 successful tackles and helping his side keep a clean sheet in their victory over Augsburg.

RB - HAMDI AKUJOBI - ALMERE CITY FC

Akujobi makes his second appearance of the season in our TOTW. The 22-year old assisted the opening goal for his side, and kept a clean sheet in their 2-0 victory over FC Den Bosch.

CM - ALHASSAN YUSUF - ROYAL ANTWERP FC  

Yusuf was solid as usual in the middle of the park for Antwerp. He made 4 successful tackles and 4 interceptions in their 2-1 away win over KAA Gent.

CM - ALEX IWOBI - EVERTON FC

Alex ‘Big 17’ Iwobi continued his fine start to the season with another impressive display, making 5 successful tackles and creating 1 chance in Everton’s 1-1 English Premier League draw against Brentford.

LF - IBRAHIM OLAWOYIN - ANKARA KEÇIÖRENGÜCÜ

Olawoyin put in an excellent display for Ankara kg over the weekend. The pacy winger assisted two goals and helped his side earn a 3-1 Turkish Superlig victory over Altay.

CF - MOSES SIMON - FC NANTES - STAR OF THE WEEK

  MOSES SIMON - FC NANTES - STAR OF THE WEEK

Simon was in outstanding form. The dynamic forward put in a Man of the Match performance, scoring 1 goal and providing an assist in Nantes’ 3-1 French Ligue 1 victory over Toulouse.

CF - TEREM MOFFI - FC LORIENT

Moffi opened his account for the season with two goals in Lorient’s hard-fought 2-1 French Ligue 1 victory over Clermont Foot.

RF - CHIDERA EJUKE - HERTHA BERLIN

Ejuke put in an impressive display, completing 9 successful dribbles and creating 2 chances as Hertha Berlin fell to a narrow 1-0 German Bundesliga defeat against Borussia Dortmund.

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