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Participant Rankings: How Natty Eagles gamers fared in opposition to Sierra Leone

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The Natty Eagles won their first match of their final 5 on Thursday, beating the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone in a 2023 Nations Cup qualifier at the MKO Abiola Stadium in Abuja.

The less said about the pitch the upper as Jose Peseiro picked up a critical competitive rep. Some gamers gave a upright account of themselves whereas some others weren’t moderately up to the components anticipated.


Francis Uzoho23906.5/10Uzoho made a fingertip set apart to defend the Leone Stars from extending their lead in the 13th minute. Some folks will say he’ll non-public performed better with the aim he conceded from a diving header but he regarded assured and commanding in his box.

Ola Aina2583 6/10 Presumably the incorrect pitch performed a share but Aina always tried to rep the ball from the plod and frequently his assumptions were frightful. The Torino defender created the first aim from a luxurious immoral but he has so a lot to toughen to become a world-class defender.

William Troost-Ekong2878 5/10To desist from sounding adore a broken document, Ekong’s positioning, plod, and ball distribution non-public always been lacking and his set apart on this new Natty Eagles team stays shaky. One other unhappy efficiency adopted by injury arrangement he’ll be out of the Eagles’ spotlight for a whereas

Semi Ajayi28906.5/10Ajayi mopped up and tackled successfully but his scream of the ball has to toughen. Confirmed some nerves when transitioning the ball up the pitch and took time to peek readily available passing routes.

Calvin Bassey22906.5/10Bassey persevered to burnish his CV with one other commanding efficiency though his eagerness to overlap with out a decided defensive midfielder left the Eagles birth at instances. His lax positioning created the aim for the Sierra Leoneans.  

Alex Iwobi2690 8/10Iwobi changed into his well-liked buzzing self and popped up in entrance of the central defenders to say the offensive thought of the Eagles. His aim, the equaliser changed into successfully taken even supposing the double pivot set apart intended he changed into missing from silent defensive positions.

Joe Aribo2590 7/10Aribo confirmed his penchant for the laborious yards and availability to be flexible. The Rangers man changed into gleaming with his scamper even supposing he needed to curtail his forward runs into the Sierra Leone box to defend defensive solidity.

Moses Simon2690 7/10Two gleaming assists from the Nantes’ forward were a testament to his work rate and undoubtable skills. The give-and-plod alongside with Iwobi and the cushioned header to Osimhen confirmed his treasured contribution to the team.

Samuel Chukwueze2383 5/10Chukwueze sparkled in some moments but he never laid down a eternal marker. His contributions were fleeting and the aim he missed in the 2nd half captured his originate for the team. It’s miles laborious to be awake the final match Chukwueze performed a decisive element for the Eagles.

Umar Sadiq2545 5/10It changed into laborious to peek what Peseiro had in mind by beginning Sadiq with Osimhen. Aside from Osimhen’s penchant for working at the wait on of the defence, both strikers charted the same direction and at instances were in say line of every other.

Victor Osimhen2390 6/10Osimhen changed into a fixed likelihood, hugging the shoulder of the final Sierra Leone defenders. His aim justified his relentless laborious work and when he limped off come the tip, he had given his all.


Oghenekaro Etebo2645 6/10Etebo came on before every a part of the 2nd half to trek the defensive void and the counterattacks of the Leone Stars ceased. He made main tackles and interventions because the Eagles got extra alter and ball possession.

Ademola Lookman249NANot adequate time for review

Kenneth Omeruo288 NAWas bodily in confrontation as he helped the Eagles defend on to the rep.

Abdullahi Shehu297 NANot adequate time for review

Terem Moffi231NANot adequate time for review


Jose Peseiro62 6/10His beginning a entrance two of Osimhen and Sadiq changed into a satisfying one though it didn’t work out as successfully as he intended. His prowling and shouting from the touchline in 90 minutes changed into extra than Rohr achieved in 5 years. The next match in opposition to Sao Tome in Morocco must provide a clearer indication of the constructing of his team.

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