The focal defender has missed just a single session of the 25 the group has played up until now (against Daylight Stars away in Matchday 23 which Level won 2-1) because of suspension.
Elisha had gotten his fifth yellow card of the season in the group’s past diversion against Enyimba of Aba on June 4, 2017, in their Matchday 22 amusement.
Elisha as a focal safeguard has scored five objectives and four of those objectives have originated from coordinate free kicks.
Nigeria Proficient Football Group players who have glamorized the 2016/2017 season so far with their sterling showings.
-Stephen Odey: Striker, MFM
Heap of Flames and Supernatural occurrences striker Stephen Odey is as of now the Nigeria Proficient Football Class top scorer with 15 objectives.
The striker could most likely have expanded his count had he not went to Denmark to experience trials at FC Midtjylland.
Odey was as of late welcomed by Super Falcons head mentor Gernot Rohr for the group’s exploring the great outdoors practice in France where the Birds played two friendlies against Corsica Island and Togo.
Notwithstanding the fizzled trials, Odey could, in any case, wind up picking up consideration from inside and outside the nation.
Alhassan Ibrahim: Midfielder, Akwa Joined together
Alhassan Ibrahim is by all accounts the new notice kid of the Nigeria Proficient Football Group. The handy midfielder (close by FC Ifeanyiubah goalkeeper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa) influenced the slice for Nigeria’s 2019 Africa To measure of Countries qualifier against South Africa at the Godswill Akpabio stadium.
The two players did not play in the long run and not having the capacity to play before the home fans that revere him probably hurt Alhassan significantly more.
Alhassan Ibrahim’s astounding cap trap in a space of sixteen minutes motivated Akwa to a 4-2 triumph over Falling stars Games Club 3SC of Ibadan on a coordinate day 17 installation of the Nigeria Proficient Football Association at the Gods will
Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo was the highlight of his performance so far.
Ayo Saka: Midfielder, River United
The striker has scored 11 goals so far and could still score more before the end of the season. He has earlier set a target of 14 goals at the start of the season for himself.
The highlight of his performance was the brace he scored against Sunshine Stars in the week 11 clash at the Maiduguri Township Stadium, their home ground where they do not particularly score so much. He also missed a penalty in the game.
Rivers United’s Ayo Saka won the maiden VAT Wonder Goal of the Nigeria Professional Football League Matchday 20.
Saka won the poll conducted on the website of the NPFL and its twitter handle beating off the challenge of Enyimba’s Ugochukwu Leonard and Gombe United’s Afolabi Abdulwaheed, with a cumulative vote of 89.5% after picking up 51.5 of the votes cast by fans.
In the match against Nasarawa United, Saka evaded the challenges of two defenders and fired a left footed shot to the roof of the net.
Saka’s individual effort was favored by voters ahead of the 35 yards long-range strike by Ugochukwu against Remo Stars at the Shagamu Stadium.
Chukwuka Onuwa: Midfielder, MFM
Mountain of Fire and miracle FC midfielder Chukwuka Onuwa has astonished at the group’s matches and is one of the champion players of the season up until this point.
The little playmaker has drawn examinations with two of Nigeria’s most capable midfield performers, Austin ‘Jay’ Okocha and Etim Esin.
The three are not tall, they have great close control, eye for the ponder pass and they tie their markers in tangles with entrancing spills.
Objective scoring isn’t his best characteristic yet Onuwa has nine helps shockingly and it turned out to be extraordinary compared to other assaulting midfield dynamites in the Nigeria Proficient Football group.
Suraj Ayeleso Nasarawa: Suraj is a goalkeeper with a difference, is currently the custodian of the cleanest sheets in the Nigeria Professional Football League after week 25.
The former Kwara United player is stingy in between the post retained eleven clean sheets although he closely followed by Mustapha Aliko who kept 10 clean sheets, Ojo Olorunleke who has nine clean sheets, George Micheal eight clean sheets, Dele Ajiboye, Agbor Ekoi and Adamu Abubakar seven clean sheets.
Suraj has the cleanest sheets in the league.
MFM Winger, sikiru Olatunbosun, scored the best goal of the season in their 2-1 win over Enugu Rangers on February 24th, 2017.
Sikiru 30th minute striker in the matchday 10 fixture at the Agege Stadium won him the CNN’s goal of the week poll.
After collecting a pass, Olatunbosun looped the ball over Rangers captain and right-back Matthew Etim before firing off a fierce shot with his left foot into the top corner.
Olatunbosun has scored only five NPFL goals but his predatory instincts cannot be taken for granted as he is likely to score more before the end of the season in July.
Sikiru is currently contending for the next PUSKA award for scoring a superb stunning goal in last seasons home clash.
Dayo Ojo: Defensive Midfielder of Sunshine Stars’ Dayo Ojo is a dynamic player who is adept at playing in defensive and midfield positions. That has been helpful for his team.
The midfielder who showed promise in the youth team of Sunshine previously played in Sudan for Al-Merrikh but his contract was terminated following the disagreement over its renewal.
His former club was willing to welcome back the ‘prodigal son’ and it was a good decision in the end as he has helped the club out of the drop zone so far. The club is in 17th place in the table
Since his mid-season transfer back to the Owena Waves, Ojo has scored only one goal but has an interesting statistics on his goal scoring feat for the club from his previous stint.
Seven of Ojo’s last eight NPFL goals for Sunshine Stars (including his previous stint) have come in the second half of matches.