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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.

Asisat Oshoala | The Ikorodu-born star continued her impressive run of form for Barcelona Femeni in their 8-1 thumping of Real Sociedad Femenino. With the game still at 1-1, Super Zee scored the second and third goals for the treble winners, before creating the assist for the fourth goal to make it three goals involvement. She now has 10 goals in eight games in the league with two assists.

Cyriel Dessers | The Leuven-born striker is enjoying life at his new club – Feyenoord – and in their 1-0 win over Sparta Rotterdam, Dessers was the hero, scoring a 92nd-minute winner against his compatriot, Maduka Okoye in goal. The Super Eagles striker now has three goals in 6 league games for Feyenoord.

Calvin Bassey | The Aosta-born versatile defender had a solid performance when Rangers thrashed Motherwell 6-1 over the weekend. The versatile defender registered his first assist in the league and his third in all competitions, as he set up Rangers’ equalizer scored by James Tavernier.

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