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Ighalo, Ujah, Moses… TheCable’s team of the week

Ighalo, Ujah, Moses… TheCable’s team of the week
June 29
17:18 2020

The weekend saw Nigerian footballers churning out trailblazing performances for their pay masters.


Odion Ighalo, Olarenwaju Kayode, Ibrahim Shuaibu, Emem Eduok, Anthony Ujah and Suleiman Abdullahi were all on the score-sheet.

The team of the week is lined up in a 4-2-3-1 formation with Manchester United striker star leading the attack.

Austin Ejide [Hapoel Hadera]


Hapoel Ra’anana were a better team than Hapoel Hadera, but it took the heroics of Austin Ejide to ensure that the Israeli top tier match ended 2-2.

Musa Muhammed [HNK Gorica]

Musa Muhammed, former Golden Eaglets winning captain, put up a lively show at right back as Gorica shocked Rijeka 2-1.


Semi Ajayi [West Bromwich Albion]

Semi Ajayi, a product of Arsenal, launched several forays from the back but it wasn’t enough for West Brom as the club lost at Brentford. He racked up 7.1 rating, according to

Dominic Iorfa [Sheffield Wednesday]

Iorfa was unstoppable for Sheffield Wednesday during their 2-1 win against Bristol City. The defender was rocky and reliable.


Bukayo Saka [Arsenal]

The hardworking Saka was in good form in Arsenal’s 2-1 FA Cup win at Sheffield United. He often tracked back and was energetic.

Anderson Esiti [PAOK]

Anderson Esiti won six of his challenges against Aris, as PAOK won 2-0. He gave a solid performance.


Uche Agbo [Deportivo La Coruna]

Uche Agbo was all over the pitch running riot with the ball as Deportivo La Coruna edged Ponferradina 2-1 at home.

Victor Moses [Inter Milan]

Inter Milan may have grabbed the headlines against Parma but Victor Moses’ role was crucial in the impressive 2-1 victory. He provided the match winning assist.


Olarenwaju Kayode [Gaziantep Gazisehir]

The striker covered every blade of grass in Gaziantep Gazisehir’s 1-1 draw against Antalyaspor. He also scored.

Anthony Ujah [Union Berlin]

Anthony Ujah’s goal and assist helped Union Berlin thrash Fortuna Dusseldorf in the final day of the Bundesliga.

Odion Ighalo [Manchester United]

The striker scored his fifth goal in four starts as United beat Norwich City in the FA Cup. Ighalo was also involved in Harry Maguire’s match winner.


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