Nigerians Abroad: Top Five Super Eagles’ To See This Weekend
Nigeria’s Super Eagles players will be on the screen of millions of football lovers across the globe this weekend.
African athletes are well known for their strength, passion, and grit in all sports, which is no longer a piece of breaking news.
This weekend, from October 8 to 10, 2022, Naija News takes a look at the Nigeran internationals playing abroad.
1. Alex Iwobi
“Fantastic” Iwobi has been giving fans a good show since the start of the 2022/2023 season campaign. The Nigerian international has been showered with a lot of praise from his head coach, Frank Lampard, on several occasions, so far this season. The Super Eagles’ winger will be looking to continue with the brilliant display as they face Manchester United tomorrow, October 9, 2022.
Will the Super Eagle’s player set up his team for 3 points?
2. Joe Aribo
The Nigerian international made a switch from the Scottish league to England’s Southampton last summer and has maintained his position as a key player for the Saints from the start of the 2022/2023 Premier League campaign. The Super Eagles’ midfielder was in action in Southampton’s defeat to Lampard’s men last Saturday of which Aribo opened the scoring before Everton lashed out with a comeback victory.
Aribo and his teammates will be facing a tougher test as they play against Manchester City this Saturday.
3. Zaidu Sanusi
Having shown a brilliant performance for Porto, Nigerian defender, Zaidu Sanusi, will be looking forward to seeing himself in the starting line-up today when his Portuguese side face Portimonense in their domestic league. Sérgio Conceição’S men will be looking to climb up to the league ladder, with just 3 points behind the league leader, Benfica. Sanusi will undoubtedly keep the fire burning and give the fans a good show in the tie.
4. Ademola Lookman
Lookman who penned the paper for the Italian side, Atalanta in August from RB Leipzig, has made an impressive start for Gian Gasperini’s men since he joined the club. The Super Eagle, having made eight appearances for the Italians, scoring 2 goals and providing three assists will be looking forward to top his goals when they travel to Udinese.
5. Terem Moffi
Nigerian Footballer, Terem Moffi will be looking to top his six goals for the French side, FC Lorent when they take a trip to Stade Francis Le Blé on Sunday. the 23-year-old Nigerian could not find the back of the net the last time out, but will be looking forward to do so this weekend.