Two Nigeria-Born Players Made The Major League Soccer ‘Team Of The Week’

August 20, 2019
118 Views

There are just two months left until the 2019 Major League Soccer season comes to an end. Looking back at performances last week, the league has released a list of players who made the ‘Team of the Week‘, and it features two Nigeria-born players: Ike Opara and Nedum Onuoha.

Ike Opara (Photo: USA Today)

A defender, Opara plays for Minnesota United. Last week, he helped the club to a 1-0 win over Colorado Rapids. This year alone, the 30-year-old has been chosen for the ‘Team of the Week’ an impressive seven times. No wonder experts are already tipping him for the ‘Defender of the Year’ award.

Warri-born Nedum Onuoha plays as a defender for Real Salt Lake. This is the third time the 32-year-old is making the ‘Team of the Week’ this season. He earned a spot on the list due to his stellar form during his club’s 3-0 win over Seattle Sounders last Thursday.

The two players were listed alongside 2019 FIFA Puskás award nominee, Zlatan Ibrahimović.

Nedum Onuoha (Photo: RSL)

You may be interested

Police Kill Four, Arrest Eight, Recover Arms And Ammunition In Abia State
News
News

Police Kill Four, Arrest Eight, Recover Arms And Ammunition In Abia State

Webby - February 24, 2021

/* custom css */ .tdi_74_767.td-a-rec{ text-align: center; }.tdi_74_767 .td-element-style{ z-index: -1; }.tdi_74_767.td-a-rec-img{ text-align: left; }.tdi_74_767.td-a-rec-img img{ margin: 0 auto 0…

See How An Igbo Man Proposed To His Wife
News
News

See How An Igbo Man Proposed To His Wife

Webby - February 24, 2021

In her post, the lady revealed that her fiance at the time didn’t go through the conventional manner of proposing…

No Apology For Kicking Against Profiling Of Fulanis As Killers, Kidnappers – Bauchi Governor
News
1 views
News
1 views

No Apology For Kicking Against Profiling Of Fulanis As Killers, Kidnappers – Bauchi Governor

Webby - February 24, 2021

/* custom css */ .tdi_75_0bc.td-a-rec{ text-align: center; }.tdi_75_0bc .td-element-style{ z-index: -1; }.tdi_75_0bc.td-a-rec-img{ text-align: left; }.tdi_75_0bc.td-a-rec-img img{ margin: 0 auto 0…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.