As the leagues in Europe ended over the weekend with eye-catching performances, some Nigerian players both home.
The players were on the show as their respective clubs were able to secure valuable points both home and away which ensured that they remained on course for a reputable position in the league table.
Former Super Eagles goalkeeper is already proving his worth at his NPFL club Kwara United after keeping fourth clean sheets in a row since making his debut.
The 37-year-old Aiyenugba was in goal during Kwara United 0-0 win draw against MFM FC at the Agege Stadium on Sunday evening.
The draw against MFM saw Afonja Warriors drop to six places in the log table.
Tyronne Ebuehi – FC Twente
Ebuehi featured in his 19th Eredivisie games of the season during Twente 0-0 draw against SC Heerenveen at e Grolsch Veste.
Super Eagles right-back helps Twente to keep a clean sheet on the Sunday afternoon encounter.
Jide Williams – Kwara United
The tough defender was instrumental as Kwara United maintain four matches unbeaten run after their 0-0 win over MFM.
Ibukun Harrison – Abia Warriors
Former Nasarawa and Dakkada FC defender was a shining light during Abia Warriors goalless draw with Lobi Stars at Aper Aku Stadium.
Despite the draw, Abia Warriors remain in the relegation zone in 19 places and one point above Adamawa United.
Zaidu Sanusi – FC Porto
The 23-year-old Super Eagles left-back help Sergio Conceicao to reach the fourth consecutive semi-finals of the Portuguese Cup after a 2-0 win over Gil Vicente at Estadio Cidade de Barcelos on Friday night.
Babajide Akintola – Hatayaspor
He scored a goal and provided an assist as Hatayaspor stunned hosts Basaksehir 5-1 in the Turkish Super Lig.
The 25-year-old forward has now scored four goals in 18 appearances and his club, who are newcomers to the top league, are now seventh on the table.
Joe Aribo – Rangers
Aribo provided another assist as Rangers beat Hibernian 1-0 in the Scottish Premier League encounter at Easter Road Stadium.
Super Eagles attacking midfielders set up Colombia striker Alfredo Morelos to score in the 51st minutes of the game hand Steven Gerrard’s men 23rd win of the season.
Aribo is yet to hit the heights of last season but helps Rangers to extend 23 minutes points over league rival Celtic.
Samuel Kalu – Bordeaux
Super Eagles winger equaled his best tally for goals scored in a single Ligue 1 season on Friday night when he equalised for Bordeaux in their 2-1 loss away at Olympique Lyon.
Kalu then equalized for his team ten minutes after the break when he thundered home from his left foot before Leo Dubois’s last-minute goal broke the hearts of the visitors who lost for the first time this year.
Kalu, who featured for 76 minutes before being replaced, had a game rating of 6.7, won 7 duels, and also completed 61% of his passes.
Henry Onyekuru – Galatasaray
Nigeria international returned his third return to Turkey with a brace for Galatasaray at Gaziantep to stay in the hunt for the championship.
It’s a great start for the winger, who has endured a difficult time at Ligue 1 club AS Monaco with eight appearances without a goal.
Sadiq Umar – UD Almeria
UD Almeria can start dreaming of an automatic return to La Liga thanks to the goals of their Nigeria striker, who scored again in a comfortable home win over Castellon to take his Segunda Division haul to 11 goals.
Umar has now scored a total tally of 20 goals in all competitions this season after he also netted six goals in Serbia before his transfer to Spain.
Almeria are now pressing Espanyol for the second automatic promotion slot as they both have 45 points each.
Terem Moffi – Lorient
Moffi was the hero for struggling Lorient as his late strike earned his side a hard-fought 3-2 win against champions Paris Saint-Germain in Sunday’s Ligue 1 fixture.
The 21-year-old, who came on in the 61st minute, scored in the 91st minute to give Lorient the unlikely win and hand new manager Maurizio Pochettino his first defeat as PSG head coach.
Moiffi took his goals in the French topflight to six in 15 appearances.
Full list of the Nigerian Team News of the Week
Goalkeeper – Dele Aiyenugba
Defenders – Tyronne Ebuehi, Jide Williams, Ibukun Harrison, Zaidu Sanusi.
Midfielders – Babajide Akintola, Joe Aribo.
Forwards – Samuel Kalu, Henry Onyekuru, Sadiq Umar, Terem Moffi.