Super Eagles Young Stars Dominate Nigerian Team Of The Week
Published: November 20, 2017
Super Eagles Young Stars Dominate Nigerian Team Of The WeekAnother week, another glut of Nigerian stars who had performed wondrously for their various clubs. runs the rule on the stand-out performers from the past week with this piece.

Francis Uzoho (Deportivo La Coruna): The Super Eagles goalkeeper kept another clean-sheet, the second in a row, for Deportivo La Coruna B as they beat Athletico Madrid B 3-0 in the Spanish Segunda division.

His latest class act for Dèpor kept them within touching distance of Segunda B league leaders, Fuenlabrada.

William Troost-Ekong (Bursaspor): Bursaspor and Goztepe played out a 0-0 draw in the Turkish Super League and the agile defender ensured he dutifully kept the opposition attackers on the fringes for the duration of the ninety.

Uche Agbo (Standard Liege): The center back put in a solid showing for Standard Liege as they nullified opponents, Oostende 0-0 in the Belgian topflight.

Tyronne Ebuehi (Ado Den Haag): Ebuehi was on from start to finish as De Ooieevers trashed Heracles Almelo 4-1 in the Holland Eredivisie.

Combining rapid attack with defending, the right-back did pretty well to keep play ticking as goals from Melvyn Lorenzen, Abdenasser El Khayati, Rohny Johnsen and Elson Hooi secured the win.

Brian Idowu (Amkar Perm): The 25-year old was in action for his side as the Red and Blacks posted a drab goalless affair against FK Rostov in the Russian Premier League.

The defender who was cautioned in the 79th minute of the encounter was on parade for the entire duration of the game.

Tosin Kehinde (Manchester United): It was business as usual for the effervescent  midfielder who put in an accomplished showing for Manchester United in their 1-1 draw with Manchester City in Premier League 2.

Anderson Esiti (KAA Gent): The 23-year old was influential as Gent recorded an impressive 3-0 win against Oostende in the Belgian first division.While he made a lot of crunching tackles and gritty contributions to the course of the game, he was booked in the 88th minute for his troubles.

Joel Obi (Torino): In Italian Serie A, Obi helped Siniša Mihajlović's men to a 1-1 draw when they hosted Chievo Verona.

The Super Eagles midfielder set up Daniele Baselli for his side's equaliser after Peparim Hetemaj has struck earlier struck to put the visitors in front, thereby taking his tallies to three goals and one assist this season.

Samuel Kalu (KAA Gent): The precocious winger inspired his Belgian side to a 3-0 victory over Oostende, notching his fourth goal of the league season in the process.

Henry Onyekuru (Anderlecht): Anderlecht had the Everton loanee to thank after he handed the Purple and Whites maximum points with his late goal in a 2-1 win over Royal Excel Mouscron. The goal took the 20-year old's tally to an impressive eight for the season.

Obafemi Martins (Shanghai Shenhua)
: Evergreen Nigerian striker Obafemi Martins scored the decisive goal as his Chinese club pipped Shanghai SIPG in a 1-0 win in the Chinese FA cup final on Sunday.

Emmanuel Chinaza

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