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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.

Victor Moses | The Kaduna-born winger ended his jinx as he scored his first goal of the season in Spartak Moscow’s 2-1 win over Akhmat Grozny. Moses did not have any goal involvement in his first 13 league matches this season but scored the opening goal in the 13th minute to help his team win the game.

Joe Aribo | The London-born midfielder continued his impressive run of form as Rangers defeated Dundee FC 3-0. Aribo scored the opening goal in the first half and created the assist for the second goal after the break. He now has 5 goals and 3 assists in 16 league matches for Rangers.

Anthony Nwakaeme | The Lagos-born forward had a solid performance in Trabzonspor’s 2- win over Adana Demirspor. The 32-year-old winger was involved in both goals, scoring the first goal before providing an assist for the second goal. He now has 6 goals and 6 assists in 14 league matches.

Honourable mention | Emmanuel Dennis Bonaventure was voted Watford’s player of the month of November, and he was also voted for the goal of the month for his goal against Leicester City.

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