Heartland FC players dominate TheCable’s team of the week

Heartland FC players dominate TheCable’s team of the week
January 21
13:30 2019

A moment of magic from Samuel Nnochiri gave Heartland a crucial 1-0 win at Nasarawa United, as the away side claimed maximum points.

Kano Pillars and Akwa United drew 1-1 at the Sani Abacha Stadium while Kwara United edged Enyimba 3-2 to move top of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

FC Ifeanyi Ubah secured a vital point against Go Round FC at the Krisdera Hotel Stadium.

Here is TheCable’s team of the week:

Segun Fatunwase – Heartland

A couple of crucial saves for the substitute as the Naze Millionaires pipped Nasarawa United 1-0 at the Lafia City Stadium.

Udeh Chinonso – FC Ifeanyi Ubah

The former FC Taraba full back was an absolute machine on the left flank throughout the game.

Chris Madaki – Kano Pillars

A goal and efficient defensive work in the 1-1 at home to Akwa United.

Uche Oguchi – Heartland

Simply insuperable at the back, it was a rock solid performance from the defender.

Charles Okafor – FC Ifeanyi Ubah

Okafor never allowed the Go Round attackers get past him. He peppered them while the game lasted. Can it get any better?

Julius Ubido – Heartland

Dominated in midfield and was energetic for Heartland in the game against Nasarawa United.

Ndifreke Effiong – Akwa United

He scored a wonder goal as well as the usual quality and hard work all round.

Ubong Essien – Akwa United

A disciplined and hardworking display from the midfielder who gave Rabiu Ali a run for his money.

Samuel Nnochiri – Heartland

He was the heartbeat of Heartland’s attack and scored a goal which turned out to be the winner.

Segun Alebiosu – Kwara United

A vital brace for Kwara United on a difficult afternoon, with the second goal being a stunner.

Charles Omokaro – Bendel Insurance

A true No.9. He scored a goal and contributed to the positive result for his team.


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