Former Championship boss Danny Cowley heaped praise on Nottingham Forest winger Sammy Ameobi for his performance in the 3-1 win over Millwall.

Sammy Ameobi has been named in Sky Bet Championship Team of the Week following his impressive performance in Nottingham Forest’s 3-1 win against Millwall on Saturday.

Ameobi bagged a brace in the encounter played at the City Ground.

The 28-year-old picked the ball up in the 34th minute and drilled into the bottom corner, his shot deflecting off Alex Pearce en route to goal.

The winger curled home his second of the game 20 minutes from time after a one-two with Alex Mighten.

He has scored three goals in 23 league appearances for Nottingham Forest this season.

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