CM - Joe Aribo (Rangers FC, 2 Goals) (STAR OF THE WEEK)

Nigerian Team of the Week (Nov 6 – 9 2020)

Victor Osimhen leads the line.
Maduka Okoye’s impressive performance earns him a spot in goal.
Joe Aribo is the STAR of the week.

See the full Team of the Week below.


With over 90 players in action, and a lot of impressive performances across Europe, here is the Nigerian Team of the Week for November 6th to November 9th, 2020.

A team of the best Nigerian performers from around the world.

Nigerian Team of the Week (Nov 6 - 9 2020)
Nigerian Team of the Week (Nov 6 – 9 2020)

NIGERIAN TEAM OF THE WEEK (NOV 6-9 2020)

GK – Maduka Okoye (Sparta Rotterdam, Clean Sheet)
The 20-year old goalkeeper was impressive and kept a clean sheet in goal as Sparta Rotterdam recorded a [0-2] away victory in the Dutch Eredivisie.

RWB – Tyronne Ebuehi (FC Twente)
One of the more consistent Nigerian defenders in Europe. Ekpolo played well, completing 84% of his passes and making 7 successful tackles in BK Hacken’s 1-1 Allsvenskan draw.

CB – Semi Ajayi (West Brom)
The Super Eagles centre-back was impressive in the heart of defence for West Brom as they fell to a late [0-1] defeat vs Tottenham Hotspur.

CB – Leon Balogun (Rangers FC, Clean Sheet)
Seemingly back to his best under the stewardship of Steven Gerrard, Leon Balogun was solid again in defence as Rangers FC picked up an [8-0] Scottish Premiership victory.

CB - Leon Balogun (Rangers FC, Clean Sheet)
CB – Leon Balogun (Rangers FC, Clean Sheet)

CB – William Troost-Ekong (Watford, 1 Goal)
Super Eagles vice-captain, William Troost-Ekong scored his first goal for Watford in their dramatic [3-2] EFL Championship victory. Click HERE to watch the goal.

LWB – Jamilu Collins (SC Paderborn, Clean Sheet)
Jamilu Collins was impressive for SC Paderborn as they won comfortably in the German 2. Bundesliga.


CM – Hamed Sholaja (Eskisehirspor, 2 Assists)
The 20-year old midfielder assisted both goals for Sunday Alimi in Eskisehirspor’s [2-0] Turkish TFF 1 Lig win.

CM – Joe Aribo (Rangers FC, 2 Goals) (STAR OF THE WEEK)
2 goals for Joe Aribo in Rangers FC’s [8-0] smashing of Hamilton Academical in the Scottish Premiership. He is our best Nigerian performer of the week. Click HERE to watch the goals.

CM - Joe Aribo (Rangers FC, 2 Goals) (STAR OF THE WEEK)
CM – Joe Aribo (Rangers FC, 2 Goals) (STAR OF THE WEEK)

LF – Sunday Alimi (Eskisehirspor, 2 Goals)
21-year old striker, Sunday Alimi scored both goals in Eskisehirspor’s comfortable Turkish TFF 1 Lig victory.

ST – Victor Osimhen (SSC Napoli, 1 Goal)
Victor Osimhen scored his second goal of the season for SSC Napoli in their [0-1] Italian Seria A victory over Bologna. A confidence booster for the 21-year old ahead of the international break.

Victor Osimhen goal vs Bologna
Victor Osimhen goal vs Bologna

RF – Muyiwa Olabiran (Olimpik Donetsk, 1 Goal & 1 Assist)
The 22-year old was impressive for Olimpik Donetsk. He scored one and assisted another as they came from two goals behind to earn a [3-3] Ukrainian premier league draw.

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