Nigerian Team of the Week: January 27-30, 2023

Nigerian Team of the Week: January 27-30, 2023

  • Osigwe returns in goal
  • Onyemaechi & Ehizibue shine in defence
  • Onyedika is in midfield
  • Star of the week, Oshoala leads the attack
  • Here's the Nigerian Team of the Week

GK - SEBASTIAN OSIGWE - FC LUGANO

Sebastian Osigwe retains his spot in our Team of the Week. The 28-year old made 3 saves for his side, FC Lugano as they were held to a [1-] Swiss Super League draw by Grasshoppers FC.

LB - BRUNO ONYEMAECHI - BOAVISTA FC

Rising star, Bruno Onyemaechi scored his first goal for Boavista while also creating 2 goalscoring chances in their [4-2] Portuguese Primera Liga victory over Portimonense.

CB - WILLIAM TROOST-EKONG - US SALERNITANA

Super Eagles vice-captain, William Troost-Ekong had a fine debut performance in the heart of Salernitana’s defence. The 29-year old made 1 Blok and 2 clearances, while winning 7 duels. His efforts helped his side end a run of 9 winless matches.

CB - TOSIN DEMEHIN - STADE DE REIMS

Young Super Falcons defender, Tosin Demean celebrated a clean sheet with her side, State de Reims as they cruised to a [0-2] French Cup victory over Soyaux ASJ

RB - KINGSLEY EHIZIBUE - UDINESE FC

Super Eagle, Kingsley Ehizibue made 4 tackles, won 4 duels and created 2 goalscoring chances for Udinese as they were held to a [1-1] Italian Serie A draw by Hellas Verona.

CM - RAPHAEL ONYEDIKA - CLUB BRUGGE KV

Raphael Onyedika makes another appearance in our TOTW following his midfield display where he made 9 ball recoveries, 4 tackles and also created 1 goalscoring chance in Club Brugge’s hard earned [1-2] Belgian Pro League win over SV Zulte Waregem.

CM - KELECHI NWAKALI - SD PONFERRADINA

Super Eagles midfielder, Kelechi Nwakali put in a good performance for SD Ponferradina on Monday. The 24-year old ran the middle of the park, making 1 tackle and 1 interception while also creating 2 goalscoring chances in their goalless draw.

LF - PETER OLAYINKA - SLAVIA PRAGUE

Having already completed a summer transfer away, Peter Olayinka gave Slavia Prague reasons to celebrate with his 2 fine assists in their [5-1] Czech Fortuna Liga victory over FK Jablonec.

ST - ASISAT OSHAOAL - FC BARCELONA FEMENI

Superzee , Asisat Oshoala scored a brilliant first half hattrick for Barcelona as they ran riot in their league match away at UDG Tenerife. She is our Star of the week.

ST - VICTOR OSIMHEN - SSC NAPOLI

Victor Osimhen continues his brilliant form, scoring a beautiful volley in Napoli’s hard-fought Serie A victory over AS Roma.

RF - ADEMOLA LOOKMAN - ATALANTA BC

Hot on Osimhen’s heels, Lookman scored a brilliant solo goal as Atalanta were 2-0 victors at home against Sampdoria.

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