Nigerian Team of the Week: April 28 -  May 3, 2023

Nigerian Team of the Week: April 28 - May 3, 2023

  • Uzoho gets the nod in goal
  • Plumptre shines in defence
  • Igbekeme earns a spot in midfield
  • Adams & Tijani lead the attack
  • Here's the Nigerian Team of the Week

GK - FRANCIS UZOHO - OMONIA FC 

Francis Uzoho was in good form for Omonia FC, making 3 saves to keep a clean sheet in their goalless draw against APOEL in the Cypriot First Division. The Super Eagles goalkeeper made a crucial save in the second half to deny the opponents a late winner.

CB - ASHLEIGH PLUMPTRE - LEICESTER CITY FC

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Ashleigh Plumptre had a great game for Leicester City FC, scoring a goal and helping her team to keep a clean sheet in their [4-0] victory over Liverpool in the English Women's Super League. The defender also won 7 duels and made several crucial interceptions and clearances.

CB - KEVIN AKPOGUMA - TSG HOFFENHEIM

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Kevin Akpoguma was impressive in defence for TSG Hoffenheim, making 2 tackles and winning 10 duels in their [0-1] defeat away to RB Leipzig in the German Bundesliga.

CB - HAMDI AKUJOBI - ALMERE CITY FC

Hamdi Akujobi had an excellent game for Almere City FC, creating 3 goalscoring chances in their incredible [0-5] away victory at Top Oss in the Dutch Eerste Divisie. The defender was also solid in defence, making 5 ball recoveries and 1 clearance

LM - IBRAHIM SAID - VIBORG FF

Ibrahim Said put up an outstanding performance for Viborg FF, scoring a goal and winning a penalty in their [3-1] win at home to Randers in the Danish Superliga. He was named as the Man of the Match for his performance.

LCM - IFEANYI MATHEW - FC ZURICH

Ifeanyi Mathew put in a solid midfield shift for FC Zurich, making 3 tackles and 2 interceptions in their thrilling [2-2] draw at home to FC Sion in the Swiss Super League.

RCM - JAMES IGBEKEME - WISLA KRAKOW

James Igbekele had a great game for Wisla Krakow, rounding off the scoring in their [3-0] victory over Chojniczanka Chojnice in the Polish Ekstraklasa. 

RM - ALEX IWOBI - EVERTON FC

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Alex Iwobi was in fine form for Everton FC, scoring the crucial equaliser and creating 3 goalscoring chances in their [2-2] draw with Leicester City in the English Premier League. 

ST - DAVID OKEREKE - US CREMONESE

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David Okereke scored the opening goal with a beautiful solo effort, as 10-man US Cremonese were forced to a [1-1] home draw by Hellas Verona in the Italian Serie A.

ST - MUHAMED TIJANI - FC BANIK OSTRAVA - STAR OF THE WEEK

Muhamed Tijani was outstanding for FC Banik Ostrava, scoring his first professional hat-trick in their [1-4] away victory over Sigma Olomouc in the Czech Fortuna Liga. The striker's superb performance earns him the Nigerian Star of the Week honours.

Muhamed Tijani stats vs Sigma Olomouc

ST - AKOR ADAMS -LILLESTROM SK

Akor Adams had an excellent game for Lillestrom SK, scoring 2 goals - including a stoppage-time winner, and also providing an assist in their [3-4] away victory at Valerenga in the Norwegian Eliteserien.

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