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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.

Yusuf Abdulazeez | Abdulazeez was the hero for Gombe United over the as the newly-promoted side picked up their first win of the season, courtesy of a 3-0 win over Lobi Stars. Yusuf scored two second-half goals in the match and was involved in the play that led to an own goal to help his side earn a deserved three points at home.

Samuel Chukwueze | The Umuahia-born winger started his second La Liga game of the season, and he repaid the manager’s faith with a superb performance in Villarreal’s 5-0 thumping of Levante. He completed the most dribbles in their match and created the assist for the first goal.

Odion Ighalo | The former Manchester United striker showed why Al Shabab don’t want to release him in the thrilling seven-goal thriller against Al Ahli in the Saudi Arabian Professional League. Ighalo played for all 90 minutes at the Prince Abdullah al-Faisal Stadium in Jeddah, and he scored the winning goal to help his side to a 4-3 win on Saturday night.

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