As Enyimba won their fourth away game of the season and Efe Yarhere increased his tally to four goals, Futbalgalore.com.ng selects the best XI from Nigeria Professional Football League Week 23.
Adeniyi Bamidele – MFM FC
Pulled off a fabulous save from Fred Obomate’s strike and initiated assorted MFM FC attacks. He was fearless. Commanding.
Olisa Ndah – Akwa United
He was integral to the visitors taking home a point making any number of interceptions and clearances throughout the game. Forever vigilant he was alert to any danger and made sure the Abia Warriors forwards never really troubled. Solid.
Kunle Odunlami – Rivers United
Odunlami played an ultra-solid game, complementing a comprehensive consummation. Concrete.
Najeem Akinyemi – MFM FC
Another week and another top-notch performance. Always aware of any danger he made the most interceptions, most clearances and most tackles, while keeping the Sunshine Stars forwards more cowed than a careless cat in Korea. Comprehensive.
Rueben Bala – Enyimba
A good performance with one goal from five shots on target. He tried to fish out fly faeces from black pepper and was impossible to pick up. Scintillating.
Tope Olusesi – Rangers
A five star performance from the captain, who provided two assists. Outstanding.
Dare Olatunji – Enyimba
With movement an indispensable element of his game he completely controlled the midfield. Piercing.
Joseph Onoja – Rivers United
A key cog in the Rivers United dream machine that wasn’t shaded by his teammates. He showed his full range of terrific trickery and scored a gorgeous goal. Menacing.
Efe Yarhere – Warri Wolves
With the match winner, 39-year-old Efe Yarhere was another true star of the show. Lobi Stars had no answer to him and he had their defenders leaping around like mixed maggots in boiling butter. Magnificent.
Isaac George – Dakkada FC
A real menace and scored a brace, exemplifying his all-round performance for Dakkada FC. Motivated.
Tosin Omoyele – Enyimba
Scoring a goal and providing an assist, moving gloriously at the ‘speed of light in a vacuum that was independent of the motion of the observers’. Relativistic.