Matthew has been outstanding for Lillestrom this season


Nigerian duo of Ifeanyi Matthew and Fred Friday have been rewarded for their impressive outings at the weekend, with both players named in the Norwegian Eliteserien team of the week, reports.

Having been named in the previous match week team of the week, midfielder Ifeanyi Matthew continued his impressive performance in the midfield to help Lillestrom SK to a 1-1 draw at home to Malmo FF.

The former Kano Pillars midfielder produced a game rating of 7.6, completed 81.7% of his passes, made 3 key passes, created 1 big chance, won 6 duels and also made 3 key tackles and 2 interceptions.

For Fred Friday, the former Gabros International striker was the hero for Stromsgodest as he scored the winner in their 2-1 win over Stabeak.

In what was his 5th league goal of the campaign, the 26-year old had a game rating of 7.6, completed 4 of his 7 dribbles, made 2 key passes, won 9 duels and also made one key tackle.