By Johnny Edward: Nigerian defender, Stephen Eze is pleased to have made the team of the week in the Bulgarian top division for the first time in his first start for Lokomotiv Plovdiv, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
Eze has made two appearances since he joined the club on a two year deal – against Slavia Sofia which ended in a 1-1 draw and a 1-0 win over OFK Pirin.
The 22 year old is the second Nigerian at the cclub, the other being Super Eagles right-back, Musa Mohammed.
“Honored to be included in the ‘Team of the Week’ for the First Professional Football League (Bulgaria),” the home-based Super Eagles defender to the 2018 African Nations Championship tweeted through his Twitter handle, @DefendLikeEze.
“Love and support I have received since my arrival has been overwhelming. I hope to make you all proud.”
Lokomotiv Plovdiv host Botev Plovdiv in a local derby on Sunday. And Eze is looking forward playing his first derby the club.