Super Eagles defender, Kenneth Omeruo has been named in the Spanish LaLiga Team of the Week for matchday 22 following his goal scoring heroics in Leganes’ 2-1 win over Real Sociedad, AOIFootball.com reports.
The former Chelsea player scored his first league goal of the season and his first in the colors of the Cucumbers to propel them to just their 4th league win of the season.
According to whoscored.com, the 26-year-old takes his place in the heart of the defense alongside Mohammed Salisu of Real Valladolid, with the duo of Jose Luis Gaya and Ruben Pena completing the back four.
Six-time Ballon D’ Or winner, Lionel Messi led the way for the team of the week, with fellow teammate Ansu Fati also included after his two-goal heroics against Levante and Santi Carzola also starring in the midfield.
Omeruo finished the week with a rating of 7.6, making 3 interceptions, 1 big clearance, completing 80% of his passes and also completing all 100% of his take-on.