The Nigerian ahead got here off the bench to attain two objectives inside eight minutes because the Lions boosted their title hopes with a vital win on the highway
Henry Onyekuru has despatched Tremendous Eagles coach Gernot Rohr a message together with his brace in Galatasaray’s 3-Zero victory over Kayserispor in Saturday’s Turkish Tremendous Lig encounter.
Earlier this week, Onyekuru who has been spectacular since his return to the Turk Telekom Stadium was positioned on the Tremendous Eagles’ stand-by listing with six different gamers for his or her upcoming Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers in opposition to Lesotho and Benin Republic later this month.
The 23-year-old made an announcement in Kayseri after changing Emre Akbaba within the 68th minute, with two essential objectives that boosted the Lions’ hunt for the Tremendous Lig title.
The Nigeria worldwide doubled Galatasaray’s lead within the 81st minute after Radamel Falcao had opened the scoring within the 44th minute.
A minute earlier than the tip of the encounter, Onyekuru bought an help from Algeria’s Sofiane Feghouli to take his tally to 5 objectives after 9 league appearances for Fatih Terim’s aspect on this marketing campaign.
Oghenekaro Etebo who was included in Nigeria’s 24-man squad, got here on as an 82nd-minute substitute whereas former Enyimba centre-back Valentine Ozornwafor was an unused substitute.
Additionally on parade on the Kadir Has Stadium have been Egypt’s Mostafa Mohamed, DR Congo’s Christian Lyindama and Ghana’s Joseph Attamah.
The essential away victory took Galatasaray to 2 factors inside leaders Besiktas who’ve a recreation in hand.
Subsequent up for Galatasaray is a Tremendous Lig fixture in opposition to Rizespor on March 19 and Onyekuru might be anticipated to proceed his nice kind on the Turk Telekom Stadium.
For Nigeria’s upcoming video games this month, Rohr has opted for Ahmed Musa, Moses Simon, Alex Iwobi, Samuel Kalu, Victor Osimhen, Kelechi Iheanacho, Samuel Chukwueze and Sadiq Umar for his frontline whereas Onyekuru is joined by Genk’s Paul Onuachu and Slavia Prague’s Peter Olayinka on the ready listing.