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Nigerian Team Of The Week : Moses, Ighalo, Simy, Idowu, Mikel Named

The past week saw a lot of accolades pouring in for Nigerians who proved instrumental yet again for their various clubs in picking up results abroad.

sportandstudy.org has compiled the best of these ones in its Team of the Week as follows..


Austin Ejide (Hapoel Hadera): The Nigerian goalkeeper helped his team to a 1-1 draw against Beitar Tel Aviv Ramla in a Liga Leumit game at the Afula Illit Stadium in the latest round of matches.


Fikayo Tomori (Hull City): The Chelsea loanee netted his first professional goal in Hull City’s 5-5 draw at Bristol City after replacing Ola Aina.

Chidozie Awaziem (Nantes): The Super Eagles defender went the full distance as Nantes were held to a 1-1 draw against Rennes in a Ligue 1 clash at the Stade de la Beaujoire.

Brian Idowu (Amkar Perm): Idowu put in an impressive showing for the Red and Blacks in a 2-0 defeat of Tosno in their Russian Premier League game at the Stadion Petrovskiy.


Victor Moses (Chelsea):The Chelsea wing-back followed up with another solid showing as the Blues beat Southampton 2-0 at Wembley to qualify for the FA Cup final.

Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City): The young midfielder was rated one of the best players on show in the Foxes’s goalless draw with Southampton at the King Power stadium.

John Obi Mikel (Tianjin Teda): The Super Eagles skipper controlled proceedings in the middle of the park for the Teda Tigers in their 1-1 draw versus Shanghai SIPG in a CSL game at the Shanghai Stadium.

Ahmed Musa (CSKA Moscow): The Leicester City loanee lit up the VEB-Arena with a double in CSKA’s comeback victory over FK Krasnodar in the Russian Premier League.


Anthony Nwakaeme (Hapoel Be’er Sheva): The Super Eagles striker scored twice for Be’er Sheva in a 5-1 whitewash of Macabi Netanya in an Israeli topflight encounter at the Winner Stadium.

Simeon Tochukwu Nwankwo (Crotone): Nwankwo continued his hot streak of form for Crotone with another goal in their 2-1 away win over Udinese in an Italian Serie A meeting at the Dacia Arena.

Odion Ighalo (Changchun Yatai): Ighalo netted the second haul of his career as Changchun Yatai thrashed Guizhou Zhicheng at the Guiyang Olympic Sports Center.

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