The Nigeria worldwide was on tune twice for the Yellow-Reds of their victory over the Anatolian Star in Saturday’s Turkish top-flight encounter
Henry Onyekuru has revelled in Galatasaray’s 3-Zero overcome Kayserispor in Saturday’s Tremendous Lig outing on the Kadir Has Stadium.
The Nigeria worldwide – a second-half substitute – acquired a brace because the Yellow-Reds brightened their title ambition.
Radamel Falcao had given Fatih Terim’s males a 1-Zero lead at half-time. Nevertheless, Onyekuru sealed his workforce’s victory discovering the web twice after changing Emre Akbaba within the 68th minute.
His first aim got here within the 81st minute due to an help from Falcao earlier than making the scoreline 3-Zero a minute to full time – firing previous goalkeeper Dogan Alemdar with Algeria worldwide Sofiane Feghouli the supplier.
Talking after the sport, the AS Monaco loanee is happy along with his workforce’s outcome in opposition to the Anatolian Star.
“I’m very joyful. We performed an important sport at the moment [on Saturday] the place we would have liked to get three factors,” Onyekuru advised the membership web site.
“We performed properly and fought properly. I am very joyful to contribute to my workforce on this means. Falcao’s help and the targets I scored, all of which got here collectively, produced an excellent win.
“The essential factor was to contribute to my workforce right here and get three factors on this essential sport. I am joyful to try this.”
The Tremendous Eagles star additionally talked about his means to search out the web twice throughout the house of eight minutes.
“There are such issues in soccer. Typically you may’t begin within the high 11 and rating targets,” he continued.
“Typically you come into the sport within the final two minutes and rating two targets. That is the sort of factor that occurs in soccer.”
Whereas Christian Luyindama was in motion from begin to end, Feghouli was introduced in for Gedson Fernandes 15 minutes from full time. Whereas, Nigerian star Oghenekaro Etebo was an unused substitute.
Onyekuru, who’s on Gernot Rohr’s ready record for Nigeria’s Africa Cup of Nations qualification video games in opposition to Benin Republic and Lesotho could be hoping so as to add to his aim tally when Terim’s males tackle Rizespor on March 19.