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Top three Naija stars

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.

Anthony Omaka | The 25-year-old midfielder was the hero Enyimba in their quest to win the 2020/2021 NPFL, and qualify for continental football, with his late goal. The game was heading for a draw after MFM FC equalised late in the game, but a 95th-minute winner from the Abakaliki star ensured the Aba Elephant won all three points.

Rasheed Ahmed | Ahmed was the go-to man for goals in Katsina United’s 2-0 win over Dakkada FC. Ahmed scored a brace to ensure Changi Boys beat picked all three points 0 at the Umaru Dikko stadium, and edge closer to survival.

Silas Nwankwo | The former Sunshine Stars striker showed why he is the top scorer in the NPFL with season with another brilliant goal-scoring performance in Nasarawa United’s 4-0 thumping of his former club. Nwankwo bagged a brace for the Solid Miners in the game, his 17 and 18th goals this campaign to stand alone as the league’s top scorer.

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