Half TimeNG NPFL Team of the week (Week 23)

Sharks Fc emerged as the team of the week due to the five star performance they put forward against Kwara United in Ilorin by muscling out a vital point.

Babangida Ibrahim of Gombe United single-handedly gave the Savannah Scorpions the maximum point by scoring on two occasions at the Pantami Stadium in Gombe as he was invincible to Sunshine Stars defenders.

Who doesn’t know Gbenga Ogunbote  as a result-oriented football coach in the Nigerian League? Who else will be the coach of the week if not the former Sunshine Stars gaffer.His team was the only club that picked a point on the road in Week 23 against one of the most dominant teams in the league, Kwara United.

Week 23 Awards are as follows:

sTeam of the week—Sharks Fc
Player of the week—Babangida Ibrahim (Gombe United)
Coach of the week–Gbenga Ogunbote (Sharks Fc)

Matchday 23 Best Eleven

Formation 4-3-1-2

Goal Keeper

Olaide Okanlawon (3SC)


Brown Braye (Sharks)

Peter Jang (Gombe United)
Gabriel Olalekan (Sharks)

Jonathan Zikiye (Nembe City)


Suleiman Usman (Gombe United)

Stone Evbuomwan (ABS)

Chidiebere Okolie (Dolphins)


Barnabas Imenger Junior (Lobi Stars)


Ndubuisi Ekwuruibe (Kaduna United)

Babangida Ibrahim (Gombe United)


Formation (1000px)

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Coach: Gbenga Ogunbote (Sharks)


Written by Wale Quadry

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Adeyemi Adesanya
Sports Business Consultant and Football Intermediary; Risk Management & Due Diligence Consultant; Freelance Football writer & Pundit on Radio & TV and Man.Utd Fan

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