Futbalgalore.com picks top performers among Nigerian players abroad from the weekend after reporting how they fared.
Striker Odion Ighalo features strongly alongside Emem Eduok while Moses Ogbu’s performance against Elfsborg helps him hold down his place.
The Team of the Week focuses on how Nigerian Players are performing abroad.
Austin Ejide [Hapoel Hadera]
The experienced custodian put up an impressive show for secure a 1-0 win for Hapoel Hadera against Ironic Kiryat Shmona. His marquee saves won the game for the visitors.
Ola Aina [Torino]
The defender is rediscovering his form in the Italian top-flight after joining Torino on loan from Chelsea. Aina’s explosive versatility on the flanks contributed in a venomous attacking threats posed by Torino at Frosinone.
Taiye Taiwo [RoPS]
Growing in strength and whipping up his game numbers in Finnish top tier division. The former AC Milan man keeps soaring for his team at the home bend of the season.
Kenneth Omeruo [Leganes]
It was a memorable debut for Leganes who was commanding at the back against Rayo Vallecano.
Efe Ambrose [Hibernian]
Is someone really watching the towering piece of machine in the Scottish Premier League? Commanding and powerful. Top on his job. One of the key players for Hibernian when they massacred Hamilton Academicals 6-0.
Ogenyi Onazi [Trabzonspor]
The former Lazio midfielder is back to his best. He showed it in the Turkish Super Lig last weekend.
Oghenekaro Etebo [Stoke City]
The ensuing debate continues… Is he better than Sunday Oliseh at his age? For many who have watched him and understand the technical sides of the game – Yes! Oghenekaro Etebo marched Norwich City boot for boot in midfield.
John Ogu [Hapoel Beer Sheva]
He locked up the spaces in central midfield and provided the perfect shield for Hapoel Beer Sheva against Maccabi Petah Tikva.
Emem Eduok [Kasimpasa]
Kasimpasa’s quest to secure a continental slot is somehow becoming a personal business for the former Esperance star. He grabbed a brace against Goztepe.
Moses Ogbu [Sirius]
Loads of quality is what the forward possesses. He found his scoring boots with a brace at home to Elfsborg.
Odion Ighalo [Changchun Yatai]
Ighalo employed his quickness and strong appetite for scoring to net twice for Changchun Yatai at Tianjin Teda.