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Two Nigerians With Standout Performances In The Just Completed EPL Gameweek

The Premier League has just recently completed the fixtures for Gameweek 7 and has delivered quality entertainment as we have come to expect. From Man United's 1-1 draw against Everton to Mohammed Salah's spectacular showing against Man City this weekend has not been one to disappoint.

Among all these astonishing performances are two players of Nigerian origin. They have gone overseas and made their country proud, these two players are shown and detailed below.

Kelechi Iheanacho

The left-footed Nigerian forward was very important in his teams draw against Crystal Palace. After having visa issues that made him miss a Europa League fixture in midweek he proved his significance to his team by grabbing them a very vital goal to put his team ahead against the Eagles. His 31st-minute goal put his team ahead before their shoddy defending cost them the game.

His passing wasn't excellent in the game as a 66% passing accuracy from him is considered poor. He contributed in other ways as he attempted 2 tackles before grabbing a goal and being eventually subbed off in the second half. Performances like this will definitely increase his stock as his importance to his team cannot be overestimated.

Michael Oliseh

The Crystal Palace vs Leicester game was definitely one dominated by Nigerian talent as Oliseh who holds dual citizenship for both Nigeria and France also got on the scoresheet.

The midfielder came off the bench and contributed a goal for his side while completing 88% of his passes. This performance will ensure his manager has enough reasons to start him in future games as he is still young and has a bright future a bead of him.

He has demonstrated his quality with one game in Crystal Palace's Under 23s as he grabbed two assists in an entertaining game. He joins Eberechi Eze as Nigerian talents cultured at the club.

What do you think about these two players and their performances? Make your opinions known in the comments section.

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