Akinkunmi Amoo – Eaglets forward shone in zonal final of U17 AFCON against Ghana

SCORENIGERIA picks out the top five Nigerian performers from across the world on another weekend of pulsating action from Niamey to Bordeaux.

5.Akinkunmi Amoo

The exciting youngster gave yet another reason he is now a wanted boy by several top clubs in Europe after he netted his third goal in the zonal final of the U17 AFCON qualifiers against arch-rivals Ghana.

The goal drew the Golden Eaglets level before the Nigeria lads edged past the Black Starlets 3-1 on penalties to clinch the ticket for the 2019 U17 AFCON in Tanzania.

4.Theophilus Afelokhai

The experienced goalkeeper produced at least three top-class saves to keep a clean sheet in the CAF Confederation Cup quarterfinal first leg at Rayon Sports of Rwanda.

It would be recalled that the former Kano Pillars shot stopper was the main reason Enyimba won at Djoliba of Mali to revive hopes of advancing beyond the group stage of this competition.

Enyimba will now hope to wrap up their passage to the semi-finals when they welcome Rayon Sports to Aba this coming weekend.

Theophilus Afelokhai – Enyimba goalkeeper stood between Rayon Sports and victory in Kigali Sunday

3.Adeleke Akinyemi

The striker scored his first goal in the league in Norway following his flurry of goals for Latvian club FK Ventspils.

His opening goal against Lillestrom was assisted by compatriot Afeez Aremu and it set the tone for IK Start to win 3-0 and leap frog their opponents in the fight for survival in the top flight.

2.Chinedu Obasi

This former Super Eagles forward is again rolling back the hand of the clock after a Man-of-the-Match display at IFK Goteborg with a goal and an assist in a 2-2 draw.

Obasi, who was released by English Championship side Bolton earlier this year, is in his third spell in Sweden after two previous stints at AIK Solna.

Chinedu Obasi

1.Samuel Kalu

The winger followed up on his eye-catching showing on his Super Eagles debut in Seychelles with his first goal for Bordeaux in a 3-3 home draw with Nimes after his 8.5 million Euros transfer from Belgian club KAA Gent.

The French club will need more of his goals to move out of the drop zone in Ligue 1.

They are currently second from bottom with four points from five games.



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