Top Five Nigeria Players Of The Week

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We take a look back at the nation’s best performers, highlighting what made them stand out.
The top five Nigerian performers include Villarreal’s Arnaut Danjuma, who scored all four goals in Villarreal’s 2-0 win over Real Betis on Sunday, and Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa, who picked up an assist in the Turkish Super Lig.

kelechi iheanacho
The Nigerian international scored for Leicester City in a 2-2 tie with Crystal Palace on his 25th birthday. In the 31st minute, Iheanacho scored his first Premier League goal of the season at Selhurst Park.

Six minutes later, Jamie Vardy increased the visitors’ lead, but Michael Olise and Jeffery Schlupp scored second-half goals to deny them their first league win since August 28.

Taiwo Awoniyi

The 24-year-last old’s league goal came against Borussia Monchengladbach on August 29, ending his goal drought in the German top tier.

The new Super Eagles invitee, who played for 82 minutes, equalized for the visitors in the 69th minute and then scored again four minutes later.

Asisat Oshoala
In Barcelona’s 9-1 thrashing of Deportivo Alaves in a Primera Division encounter on Saturday, the Super Falcons star came off the bench to score a goal.

She came on to replace Fridolina Rolfo in the 64th minute and scored the game-winning goal in the 84th minute.

In her last three games for the reigning Uefa Women’s Champions League champions, Oshoala has scored seven goals.

Arnaut Danjuma
On Sunday, the 24-year-services old’s helped Villarreal to a 2-0 home victory over Real Betis.

The Yellow Submarine won their second league game of the season as Danjuma scored a goal in each half.

Since his permanent transfer from AFC Bournemouth in August, the striker of Nigerian ancestry has been excellent in front of goal, scoring five goals in eight games across all competitions this season.

Ahmed Musa
Fatih Karagumruk defeated Istanbul Basaksehir 3-1 in a Turkish Super Lig encounter on Friday, with the Nigeria captain providing an assist.

It was his first goal for Atilay Canel’s team since he debuted in Turkey in August with a goal against Gaziantep FK.

It was Musa’s seventh league appearance of the season, and he played for 84 minutes.

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