Loading...
Loading Live Scoring...
*All times CAT (GMT+2)

Football | Nigeria

The Predictor - Ede gets the nod



Enyimba striker, Ifeanyi Ede, has deservedly played his way into my team of the week for Matchday 30 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

Interestingly it is the first time Ede is making my matchday team this season and that is due to his absence for Enyimba at some point this term owing to international outings with the Super Eagles.

But in recent matchdays, the former Enugu Rangers kept knocking on the door and finally found his way into my team after netting a brace of goals to help Enyimba to a 3-0 win over Lobi Stars on Sunday.

Ede is joined up front in my team by the impressive Akwa United forward, Mfon Udoh, who proved to be a handful for Sharks defence at the weekend.

Dolphins custodian, Austin Brown, makes a return to my team for his heroic outing at Nembe City that ensured they earned a point.

Brown gets cover from a four-man backline of Promise James, Joel Djongdang, Stanley Onuegbu and Musa Yawale.

Nasarawa United midfield duo of Ishaya Anyu and Habu Mohammed squeezed themselves into my matchday team after putting in some terrific shift against champions Kano Pillars.

Chinedu Udeagha and Rabiu Ali complete my four-man midfield while Justin Tenger edged the like of Stanley Eguma (Dolphins) and Zachary Baraje (El-Kanemi Warriors) to win my coach of the week for the immediate past matchday.

The Predictor's XI - Matchday 30

Austin Brown (Dolphins) - Promise James (Kano Pillars), Joel Djongdang (El-Kanemi Warriors), Stanley Onuegbu (El-Kanemi Warriors), Musa Yawale (El-Kanemi Warriors) - Ishaya Anyu (Nasarawa United), Habu Mohammed (Nasarawa United), Chinedu Udeagha (Enugu Rangers), Rabiu Ali (Kano Pillars) - Ifeanyi Ede (Enyimba), Mfon Udoh (Akwa United)

Coach: Justin Tenger (Akwa United)



Comments

More expert analysis and opinion from Sport24
The opinions expressed by Sport24 experts and bloggers are theirs alone, and do not necessarily represent those of SuperSport

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Other Live Streaming

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Sports Talk



Carol Radull
The Chile lesson
Who would have known early on Saturday morning that it would be Chile and not Argentina holding...

Segun Odegbami
Vincent Enyeama versus the NFF
Who could have imagined that a small innocent comment by the captain of the Nigerian national team...

Dr Errol Sweeney
Are women refs better than men?
This coming weekend (4th and 5th July 2015) will see the final of two major soccer competitions in...

Sunday Oliseh
Cech just what the Dr ordered
Arsenal have been a bit lightweight in the goalkeeping department since the departure of Jens...

Neil Tovey
Why I answered Safa’s call
I am pleased to have agreed to a deal in principle to serve as Safa’s technical director for the...

Clyde Tlou
Time for SA legends to step forward
A lack of ambition is hampering the South African 1996 Africa Cup of Nations legends.