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Bassey Celebrates Rangers’ Win Over Braga, Europa League Semis Spot

Bassey Celebrates Rangers’ Win Over Braga, Europa League Semis Spot

Nigeria defender, Calvin Bassey, has celebrated Scottish club, Rangers’ victory over Braga in the Europa League quarter-final on Thursday and semi-final berth, Completesports.com reports.

The Gers defeated Braga 3-1 second leg of their Europa Cup quarter-final fixture, and advanced 3-2 on aggregate after losing the first leg 1-0.


James Tavernier scored a brace in the first half before David Carmo netted in the 83rd minute for Braga, taking the game to extra time where Kemar Roofe scored the winner in 101st minute.

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Bassey went on Twitter to celebrate the victory.

“Thank you God last 4 of the Europa League,” he tweeted.

The Nigerian trio of Bassey, Joe Aribo and Leon Balogun all featured on the night. Aribo made an assist in the home win.

Rangers will face German side, RB Leipzig, in the first leg of their semifinal clash at the Red Bull Arena on Thursday, April 28 2022 , then host the Bundesliga club at the Ibrox Stadium on Thursday, May 5, 2022.

By Toju Sote

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  • Glory 4 months ago

    Solid player Calvin Bassey. Nigeria has just succeeded in capping a top top player in this guy. Only time will tell all. Forget about his last game for Nigeria, where the whole team couldn’t function.

    • Coache 4 months ago

      An incredible player. At a young age he is not afraid to make mistakes, courageous and unbenchable. Pray he gets a great career path playing for the elite teams in Europe. The same for Osimhen in Jesus name