The career of the Nigeria’s former Dream Team VI forward is fast on the rise in the Dutch Eredivisie, as he became a hero for his club NAC Breda in their clash against Feyenoord.
The lanky striker netted the winner from the spot for his team to secure a surprise 2-1 win over Feyenoord.
The former Torino forward on Monday morning made the league Team of the Week, following his distintive display in the encounter.
Dit is het VI Elftal van de Week van Eredivisie-speelronde 26:
Jahanbakhsh en Midtsjø (@AZAlkmaar)
Huth en Mühren (@SpartaRotterdam)
Høegh en Woudenberg (@scHeerenveen)
Faik en Koolwijk (@excelsiorrdam)
Linssen (@MijnVitesse) pic.twitter.com/Yabb2z5z2d
— VI (@VI_nl) March 5, 2018
Dutch media outlet Voetbal International revealed Umar’s selection on twitter on Monday morning which was corroborated by NAC Breda in celebration of the lad.
Umar who is eyeing a spot in the Super Eagles Russia 2018 final squad has now netted 3 goals for the Dutch side as their fight to avoid relegation continues.