It was a great weekend for Nigerian players plying their trades abroad as a host of them were on the scorers’ chart for their respective clubs.
A few of them were instrumental to their team’s win while a few were on the losing side.
In this article, SportsRation rates the best performers from the past week in descending order.
10. Alex Iwobi (Everton 3-0 Leeds United)
Alex Iwobi may have found a new lease to life under Everton’s new manager Frank Lampard. The former Chelsea manager gave Iwobi a starting berth and we are convinced he did enough to keep his place in their next game.
The Arsenal academy graduate played well as Everton secured a big 3-0 win against Leeds United.
9. Anthony Nwakaeme (Trabzonspor 2-1 Konyaspor)
Trabzonspor legend Anthony Nwakaeme was on the pitch for 83 minutes as his side secured a 2-1 win against Konyaspor to go 12 points clear at the top of the Turkish Super lig.
Edin Višća scored both goals for the home team but Anthony Nwakaeme was the provider of the second goal.
8. Maduka Okoye (Sparta Rotterdam 1-0 Willem II Tilburg)
Super Eagles goalie Maduka Okoye kept a clean sheet in Sparta Rotterdam 1-0 win against Rotterdam in Dutch Eredivisie game on Sunday.
7. Simon Moses (Nantes 1-0 Reims)
Simon Moses scored a superb freekick to hand his club Nantes a 1-0 win against Reims in the French Ligue 1 game on Sunday.
6. Kingsley Eduwo (Espérance Tunis 4-0 Galaxy FC)
Kingsley Eduwo was on target as Esperance of Tunis started their CAF Champions League campaign with a 4-0 big win against Galaxy on Saturday.
5. Ashleigh Plumptre (Leicester City 3-0 Westham Utd)
Newly cleared Super Falcons defender, Ashleigh Plumptre, was on target as Leicester City women secured a big 3-2 win against West Ham over the weekend.
4. Paul Onuachu (KRC Genk 2-0 Standard Liège)
Paul Onuachu scored his 14th league goal of the season to hand KRC Genk a 2-0 win against Standard Liège in a Belgian top-flight league game on Sunday.
He scored the second goal of the day in the must-win clash.
3. Sadiq Umar (Málaga 0-1 UD Almería)
Sadiq Umar scored his 10th league goal of the season to hand Almeria a 1-0 away win against Malaga. This makes it back-to-back goals for the Nigerian striker.
2. Asisat Oshoala (Athletic Bilbao 0-3 Barcelona)
Asisat Oshoala bagged her 19th league goal in 16 league games when she scored a first-half goal in Barcelona women’s 3-0 win
1. Rasheedat Ajibade (Atlético Madrid 5-0 Sevilla)
Rasheedat Ajibade scored two goals on Sunday in Atletico Madrid women’s 5-0 win against Sevilla. This is the 4th time this season that she had scored 2 goals in a game.
She has scored a total of 9 goals in 17 leagi=ue games.