Chidera ‘Nigerian Iniesta’ Ejike Rated Player Of The Week in Norway’s Team Of The Week


Failed Liverpool target Chidera Ejike has for the second time this season earn a spot in the list of the Best XI players ‎in Norway after the recently concluded weekend games.


Nicknamed Nigerian Iniesta, the forward who was at Liverpool last year for a two weeks trial scored a brace for Valerenga in their 5-1 thrashing of Aalesund last weekend.

Known as Ejuke in Norway, the 19 year old was not only voted in the team of the week, he was also rated as the best player after the latest round of games with a rating of 9.8 out of 10.

The closest to the forward in terms of points was FK Haugesund forward Velde who got a rating of 9.0 for his performance over the weekend, where like Ejike he aslo scored a brace.

A member of the last Nigeria U19 team, Ejike is presently one of the most talked about teenager in Norwegian football at the moment, thanks to his fine display for Valerenga after a period of settling in following his transfer from Geelec Football Academy of Jos.

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