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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.

Ossy Martins | The former Abia Warriors striker was the hero for Enugu Rangers in their away win over Katsina United. The 26-year-old scored the opener in the first half, before scoring the winning goal for the Flying Antelopes in the second half to secure an away win.

Kenneth Omeruo | The Abia-born defender featured in just his second match in 11 games, and he was on song for Leganes in their 2-0 away win over Malaga. The 2013 AFCON winner scored his first goal of the season on the away win and he helped his side keep a clean sheet in his 9th game of the season.

Kevin Akpoguma | The Germany-born defender was a super-sub for Hoffenheim in their 1-1 draw at home against Borussia Mönchengladbach. The Super Eagles defender came on in the 87th minute, and in four minutes, he scored the equalizer for the host. He hit two shots in the encounter, and one was a goal.

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