SUPER 6: Olamilekan and 5 other players you should watch out for on matchday 3

Adams Olamilekan will hope to inspire Remo Stars again later today.

NPFL SUPER 6: Olamilekan and 5 other players you should watch out for on matchday 3

Izuchukwu Akawor 10:51 - 07.06.2023

There are three explosive encounters slated for matchday 3 in the NPFL Super 6, with all six teams battling for points.

Only two teams, Enyimba and Rivers United, have managed to win at least a match so far in six played in the Super 6.

A total of 12 goals have been scored, an average of two goals per game, with matchday two the most productive with seven goals.

Ahead of day three, here are five (5) players who have excited fans at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena you should keep your eyes on.

Joseph Atule, Lobi Stars

The Lobi Stars number 11 has been one of the most outstanding performers so far at the NPFL Super 6.

Joseph Atule of Lobi Stars

Atule is yet to score in the mini-league but his presence has been felt on the left side of Lobi’s midfield at Onikan.

He will be looking to get off the mark when his Pride of Benue host champions Rivers United later tonight.

Lekan Adedayo, Remo Stars

Adedayo was the hero the last time Remo Stars took to the Onikan pitch.

The talented forward played against Rivers United like it was his last game and was rewarded for it with a brace.

Lekan Adedayo was in an inspired mood vs Rivers United.

Adedayo inspired Remo’s incredible fightback in the pulsating 2-2 draw on day two, but it was his second goal, a screamer from 30 yards out, that left MJ Arena in pandemonium.

He's one of the Remo Stars fans will be hoping to catch a glimpse of later today.

Adams Olamilekan, Remo Stars

Another Remo Stars dazzler on this list is the right wing sensation Adams Olamilekan.

Olamilekan has made a name for himself as a super-sub so far at the NPFL Super 6. Two of his appearances have come off the bench and he has impressed.

Adams Olamilekan during the game against Rivers United.

His best performance came against defending champions when he came off to destroy the United defence en route to an assist for the decisive equaliser.

Keep an eye on Remo number 14 and his brilliant left foot.

Achi Nnaemeka, Sunshine Stars

While his name is not a household one at the moment, Achi Nnaemeka has been one of the smooth operators so far at the Super 6.

Nnaemeka has been the star of a stubborn Sunshine team, operating smoothly in the middle of the park.

Achi Nnaemeka, the Akure Sunshine Star.

The talented central midfield has been a calm presence in midfield, with his progressive mindset helping the Akure Gunners to a deserved point against unbeaten Bendel Insurance.

When Sunshine Stars take to the pitch against Remo Stars, watch out for their number 29.

Awazie, Enyimba

Chukwuemeka Obioma has taken the shine thanks to his two goals so far but one player who has stood out for the People’s Elephant is Awazie.

The number 30 has been one of the best wide forwards and facilitators so far in the NPFL Super 6.

With Bendel Insurance up next for the Aba Millionaires, their manager Finidi George has to find a way to get his teammates to get Awazie more on the ball.

Mark Gibson, Rivers United

Mark Gibson has been Rivers United biggest attacking threat at the NPFL Super 6.

Mark Gibson, Rivers United superstar.

The Liberian superstar has dazzled at the MJ Arena and peaked against Remo Stars in their last game.

Gibson completed eight take-ons and gave Remo Stars defenders nightmares throughout their encounter on day two.

When Ujlnited take to the pitch, your eyes should be glued on their number 9.

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