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Completesports.com Nigeria Team Of The Month (May 2024)

Completesports.com Nigeria Team Of The Month (May 2024)

A number of Nigerian footballers put up remarkable performances for their respective clubs in the month of May. Their impressive displays captured the headlines in Nigerian and international media.

Your number one online news hub monitored  the players’ performances at their respective clubs and now presents Completesports.com Nigeria Team of the Month…

GOALKEEPER:

Maduka Okoye (Udinese)

The goalkeeper is the one of the reasons Udinese will be playing in the Italian top-flight next season.

Maduka Okoye kept two clean sheets in four league appearances for the Zebras in the month under review. He makes Completesports.com’s Nigeria Team of the Month for the third consecutive Month.

DEFENDERS:

Bright Osayi-Samuel (Fenerbahce)

The 26-year-old made four appearances for Fenerbahce in May with one goal to his name.

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The right-back was particularly impressive in the 1-0 win at title rivals Galatasaray.

Chidozie Awaziem (Boavista)

Chidozie Awaziem makes the selection following his impressive displays for Portuguese Primeira Liga club, Boavista in May.

The centre-back not only maintained his position as a regular starter for the club in the month, he also impressed in all the games.

Calvin Bassey (Fulham)

A regular feature in Completesports.com’s Nigeria Team of the Month, Calvin Bassey played every minutes of Fulham’s three Premier League games in May.

The Cottagers won one, drew one and lost one of their three games.

Ola Aina (Nothingham Forest)

Another player, who has consistently featured in the Completesports.com’s Nigeria Team of the Month. The full-back played a crucial role in Nottingham Forest’s Premier League survival.

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The 27-year-old made three appearances for Forest in the month under review. The Tricky Trees recorded two wins one defeat in the games.

Aina caught the eye with his impressive performance in Forest’s 3-2 defeat to his former club Chelsea.

MIDFIELDERS:

Raphael Onyedika (Club Brugge )

The defensive midfielder started the month of May on a disappointing note after he was sent off in Club Brugge’s UEFA Europa Conference League semi-final first leg tie against Fiorentina. However, he recovered from the setback and was resourceful, helping his club win the Belgian Pro League title.

Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City)

The defensive midfielder played a pivotal role in Leicester City’s promotion back to the Premier League.

Ndidi had a strong showing for the Foxes in May.

Alex Iwobi (Fulham)

Alex Iwobi continued from where he stopped last month, as he impressed in Fulham’s three Premier League outings.

The former Arsenal player has consistently featured in the Completesports.com Nigeria Team of the Month.

FORWARDS:

Ademola Lookman (Atalanta)

A truly memorable month for the Atalanta winger. The 26-year-old scored a hat-trick in La Dea’s UEFA Europa League final victory over Bayer Leverkusen.

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The former Leicester City player was also on target in Atalanta’s league games against Torino and Fiorentina.

Victor Boniface (Bayer Leverkusen)

Victor Boniface scored twice in four appearances across all competitions for Bayer Leverkusen in May to earn his place in the selection.

The forward scored the two goals against Bochum and Augsburg.

Paul Onuachu (Trabzonspor)

The tall forward enjoyed a prolific month for Turkish Super Lig outfit, Trabzonspor netting five times in five league games.


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