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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.

Taiwo Awoniyi | The Ilorin-born striker continued with his goalscoring form in the Berlin derby as he scored the first goal in Union Berlin’s 2-0 win over Hertha Berlin, hitting his 8th goal in 12 league matches and he is the highest scoring Nigerian with 13 goals in 20 games in all competitions.

Daniel Akpeyi | The Nnewi-born goalkeeper was in fine form as Keizer Chiefs defeated Maritzburg United 1-0, as the Super Eagles shot-stopper marked his 50th clean sheet in South Africa.

Dennis Emmanuel | The Abuja-born striker continued where he left off before the international break, and he was a thorn in the flesh in the Watford win over Manchester United, scoring a goal and providing two assists, making it four goals and five assists in the Premier League this season.

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