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Soccer News of Friday, 29 April 2022


Conference League: Two Super Eagles stars nominated for Player of the Week

Cyriel Dessers, Ademola Lookman Cyriel Dessers, Ademola Lookman

Two Super Eagles players have been nominated for the Europa Conference League player of the week following their impressive display for their clubs in the first leg of the semi-finals.

Cyriel Dessers’ brace was crucial for Feyenoord as it propelled the Dutch side to a 3-2 victory over Olympique Marseille.

Elsewhere, Ademola Lookman grabbed the equalizer for Leicester City as 'The Foxes' played a 1-1 draw with AS Roma at the King Power stadium.

The brilliant performance from the two Super Eagles have earned them a nomination for the competition's Player of the Week award.

Other players who have been nominated for the award are Dessers’ Feyenoord teammate Sinistera and Roma’s Lorenzo Pellegrini.