Super Eagles Star Scores Wonder Goal for Top European Giants in Win Over Tough Opponents

Super Eagles Star Scores Wonder Goal for Top European Giants in Win Over Tough Opponents

  • Villarreal have qualified for the next round of the Copa del Rey after beating Sanlugueno 7-1 on Wednesday night
  • Super Eagles winger Samuel Chukwueze was in brilliant form scoring a goal for Villarreal in this encounter
  • Samuel Chukwueze is expected to be in the Super Eagles squad who will be traveling to Cameroon for AFCON

Villarreal on Wednesday night, December 15, defeated lower League side Atletico Sanluqueno 7-1 in Copa del Rey second round in which Super Eagles winger Samuel Chukwueze scored a goal.

The win was a big statement for Villarreal and Nigerian winger Samuel Chukwueze who has now netted in back-to-back Copa del Rey games this term.

Samuel Chukwueze
Samuel Chukwueze in action for Spanish giants Villarreal. Photo by Jose Breton
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So far this season Chukwueze has netted four goals in 14 games in all competitions for Unai Emery’s side which is fair enough.

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Who are the other scorers against Sanluqueno?

Paco Alcacer scored two goals for Villarreal in the 8th and 13th minutes before Duro Cena netted own goal in the 27th minute as Chukwueze made it 4-0 in the 40th minute.

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Moi Gomez, Trigueros and Dani Raba are the other scorers for Villarreal even though the hosts pulled one back through Adrian.

Samuel Chukwueze is expected to be among the Super Eagles players who will play at the 2022 African Cup of Nations starting in January in Cameroon.

Big tension As January 2022 AFCON could Be cancelled as heartbreaking reason emerges

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how fresh reports have emerged that the 2022 African Cup of Nations could be cancelled due to the continuous disturbances of the Omicron COVID-19 which has alarmed the organizers.

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African players around the world are currently preparing for the Nations Cup which is the biggest tournament on the continent and it is expected to start on January 9 to February 6.

Cameroon is the host nation for the 2022 African Cup of Nations and Algeria are the defending champions having beat Senegal in the final of the 2019 edition.

The eggheads at the Confederation of African Football (CAF) are currently having talks on what to do about the tournament.

Should the Confederation of African Football (CAF) announce the cancellation of the 2022 AFCON, then another date will be picked and players will return to their clubs.

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