Super Eagles Striker Continues To Shine in Europe, Scores 10th Goal of the Season

Super Eagles Striker Continues To Shine in Europe, Scores 10th Goal of the Season

  • Nigerian striker Taiwo Awoniyi scored his 10th goal of the season for Union Berlin on Thursday night, October 21
  • His goal was however unable to save Union Berlin from a defeat as Feyenoord recorded a 3-1 victory
  • Taiwo Awoniyi has been impressive so far this season for Union Berlin and has also made his debut for the Super Eagles

Super Eagles striker Taiwo Awoniyi on Thursday night, October 21, scored his 10th goal of the season for Union Berlin, but his effort was not enough to save Union Berlin from suffering a 3-1 defeat against Feyenoord.

The encounter was in the Europa Conference League and Taiwo Awoniyi tried all his best to score more than one goal for Union Berlin, but the defense of the opponents were strong.

Feyenoord made a strong start to the encounter with Alireza Jahanbakhsh giving them the lead in the 11th minute, followed by another goal from Brian Linssen in the 29th minute.

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Taiwo Awoniyi
Taiwo Awoniyi in action for German side Union Berlin. Photo by Martin Rose
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According to the report on GOAL and Punch, Taiwo Awoniyi pulled one back for Union Berlin in the 35th minute as the hosts went into the break with a 2-1 lead.

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Union Berlin came out strong in the second half trying to get the equalizer, but they were unable to score against the hosts in tough encounter.

In the 66th minute, Union Berlin coach decided to replace Taiwo Awoniyi, but that decision gave the hosts' defense joy as they went on to score the winner in the 76th minute through Luis.

The Nigerian striker who made his debut for Super Eagles against Central African Republic will now hope to continue with his impressive performance this term.

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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Taiwo Awoniyi who is a Nigerian footballer currently playing for German Bundesliga side Union Berlin named Apostle Joshua Selman as the man behind his recent goal prowess.

The former Liverpool striker has been superb so far this season for Union Berlin netting four goals in four matches which is an incredible achievement for the Nigerian superstar.

According to the post the Nigerian striker made available on his official social media page, Taiwo Awoniyi praised Apostle Selman for spiritual help.

Many Nigerian football followers have been hailing Taiwo Awoniyi for how he has been able to hit the ground running this season thereby encouraging him to continue with his best form.

Source: Legit Newspaper

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