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Top three Naija stars over the weekend

ABZ looks at the biggest performing Nigerians in the world of football at the weekend, including the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), and below are the selected Naija superstars who stood out over the weekend.

Ahmed Musa | Alhaji Musa, as he is fondly called made his debut for Fatih Karagumruk in style and he became an instant hero. In their 3-2 win over Gaziantep FK, Musa hit four shots, two on target and he scored the third goal for his side to secure all three points. They conceded later in the game, but his goal helped them win the clash.

Moses Simon | The 26-year-old put up a man of the match performance in Nantes 2-0 win over Metz in the Ligue 1 encounter, and he is becoming the assist king in France. The Jos-born winger hit two shots and both were on target, he gave three key passes and two were assists to the goals scored by the home side, making it three assists in the French league so far this season.

Emmanuel Dennis | The 23-year-old forward had a debut to remember, as he put up a man-of-the-match performance in Watford’s 3-2 win over Aston Villa. He hit five shots in the game, three were on target, and he scored one of the goals. He also gave three key passes. What a way to announce yourself to the English Premier League.

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