Nigerian defender named in UEFA Champions League team

Nigerian defender, Zaidu Sanusi, has been included in the UEFA Champions League team of this week.

UEFA released the Champions League team in a post via its official website on Thursday following the conclusion of the group stage match-day four fixtures on Wednesday night.

Sanusi helped FC Porto to beat Marseille 2-0 in the Champions League encounter on Wednesday.

The 23-year-old left-back scored a goal for the Portuguese giants against Marseille in France.

Sanusi made the list alongside Manchester United midfielder, Bruno Fernandes, who scored a brace in the Red Devils’ 4-1 victory against Istanbul Basaksehir on Tuesday night.

Below is the UEFA Champions League team after this week’s group stage match-day four fixtures:

Goalkeeper: Guilherme (Lokomotiv Moskva)

Defenders: Sergiño Dest (Barcelona), Oscar Wendt (Mönchengladbach), Nico Elvedi (Mönchengladbach), Zaidu Sanusi (Porto), Ruben Gosens (Atalanta)

Midfielders: Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United), Lars Stindl (Mönchengladbach), Kingsley Coman (Bayern)

Forwards: Ciro Immobile (Lazio), Martin Braithwaite (Barcelona).

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