By Johnny Edward:
Super Eagles duo of Carl Ikeme and William Troost Ekong both made the team of the week in their respective leagues in Europe according to whoscored.com, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.
Ikeme who conceded his fifth goal of the season in action for Wolverhampton Wanderers who drew 1-1 at home to Burton Albion on Saturday joins Jake Bidwell, Harlee Dean, John Brayford, Maxime Colin and Jordan Ayew in the Championship team of the week.
Others are Aaron Mooy, Aiden McGeady, Fernando Forestieri, Ross McCormack and Scot Hogan.
In the Norwegian Tippeligaen, Troost Ekong who has scored once in ten games, partners Jonas Gronner in the heart of the defence flanked by Espen Ruud and Alex Gersbach.
Making up the X1 are Edwin Gyasi, Magnus Andersen, Babacar Sarr,Aron Elis Thrandarson, Franck Boli and Mikael Ingebrigtsen.
Both players are expected to be listed in Nigeria's squad to face Zambia in a World Cup qualifier in Ndola next month.Unblock the FIFA World Cup with ExpressVPN the #1 Trusted Name in VPN