Onyekuru is the star in Pulse Sports' Nigerian Team of the Weekend

For this hat-trick, he headlines the pack of Nigerian players that impressed with their various club sides over the weekend.

Onyekuru is the star in Pulse Sports Nigerian Team of the Weekend

In Galatasaray's first game of 2018, Onyekuru stole the show, netting a hattrick in their 6-0 home win over Ankaragucu in the Turkish Super Lig

For this treble, he headlines the pack of Nigerian players that impressed with their various club sides over the weekend and make this Team of the Weekend. 

Dele Alampasu (Feirense/Portugal)

Former Golden Eaglets goalkeeper Dele Alampasu made his debut for Portuguese side Feirense on Sunday and was impressive in goal. Alampasu kept a clean sheet to help Feirense get a goalless draw away at Rio Ave

Desmond Agbekpornu (Heartland FC/Nigeria) 

This team has four players from the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) due to some decent performances from local stars. Heartland defender Desmond Agbekpornu was impressive in defence as they got a 1-0 win at Nasarawa United

Charles Okafor (FC IfeanyiUbah/Nigeria) 

In defence is another NPFL star Charles Okafor who was solid for FC IfeanyiUbah who held newcomers Go Round FC to a goalless draw in Omoku, Rivers State.

Kenneth Omeruo (Leganes/Spain) 

Omeruo played the whole 90 minutes as Leganes were beaten 1-3 by Barcelona at Nou Camp and despite being on the losing side, the Super Eagles defender makes the team on his individual display in the game. Omeuro led the Leganes stubborn defence that frustrated Luis Suarez and Barcelona for the large part of the game. 

Kelechi Nwakali (Porto B/Portugal) 

Arsenal loanee Kelechi Nwakali continues to impress for at Porto B. The Nigerian midfielder impressed in the game, showing glimpses of his talent to help his team to a 2-0 win. He features as a wing-back in this XI. 

Iwuala Anayo (Kada City/Nigeria) 

Anayo was one of Kada City’s best players as they kicked off their NPFL campaign with a 2-1 home win over Gombe United

Oghenekaro Etebo (Stoke City/England)

Nigerian midfielder got his first start under new Stoke City manager Sam Clucas and showed what he can do in midfield during their 2-1 win over Championship leaders Leeds United

Alex Iwobi (Arsenal/England) 

Super Eagles star played just less than 30 minutes of Arsenal’s home 2-00 win over Chelsea on Saturday, but did enough to make this team. No Nigerian player in his position outperformed him this weekend. 

Samuel Kalu (Bordeaux/France) 

Nigerian forward Samuel Kalu was the man for Bordeaux, setting up their winner and the only goal in the 1- o win over Dijon. Kalu was included in the official Ligue 1 Team of the Weekend which includes the likes of Kylian Mbappe and Neymar

Jerry Mbakogu (Padova/Italy)

Nigerian striker Jerry Mbakogu grabbed a brace for Padova in their Serie B 3-0 home win over Verona

Samuel Nnochiri (Heartland FC/Nigeria)

16-year-old Nnochiri grabbed local headlines this weekend after scoring Heartland FC’s only and winning goal in their away win over Nasarawa United

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