NPFL Team The Week 27: Dakkada, Akwa United Stars Dominate After Impressive Shifts

Round 27 of the Nigeria Professional Football League season saw Dakkada FC, Katsina United and Rangers recording victories.

The biggest talking point of the weekend was Akwa United’s 0-0 draw against Kano Pillars.

Elsewhere, Wikki Tourists edged FC Ifeanyi Ubah in a seven-goal thriller.

The formation chosen for the Team of The Week is a 3-4-3 with Dakkada producing three players after their victory at the against Warri Wolves.

Do you agree with our choices? Feel free to leave a comment if you disagree with any of them.

Loveday Anugbuo – Dakkada FC

He was on form and Warri Wolves were left frustrated by his heroics. They found goals harder to come by than truffles in a thousand-acre woodland. He made three stops in the first 45 minutes. In the second half he saved several goal-worthy efforts.

Olisa Ndah – Akwa United

The fullback gave a gritty solid defensive display, and whilst he did not offer too much going forward he won plenty of tackles when faced by the Pillars forwards.

Olawale Doyeni – Dakkada FC

Like a posse of bus drivers painstakingly manoeuvring their vehicles into the penalty box the centre-back ensured not a centimetre of goal was left unguarded. Always involved, blocked out Wolves attackers from the game.

Kareem Abduolaye – Dakkada FC

The motor in his legs makes him run much more than everyone else. Against Warri Wolves he was everywhere, popping up with the winner.

Ismail Maiyaki – Wikki Tourists

The centre of the Giant Elephants’ midfield, Maiyaki delivered a fantastic game, directing play and always making the right decision.

Ifeanyi Nweke – Rangers

The goal that opened the game against Sunshine Stars and then a solid show at the back.

Joseph Atule – Katsina United

A thunderbolt on the flank, showing his lethal skills with two assists as Katsina United humbled Enyimba.

Chinedu Ohanachom – Nasarawa United

This is what Nasarawa United need against Enyimba. In one of the most important games of the season, the striker stepped up scoring one and creating an assist in the derby win over Plateau United.

Ekene Awazie – FC Ifeanyi Ubah

Two goals scored at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium against Wikki Tourists. That is all.

Nazifi Yahaya – Wikki Tourists

His pace, work rate and three goals gave the edge, and with Wikki Tourists edging FC Ifeanyi Ubah 4-3 in Bauchi.

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