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Hat-trick Hero Orban Wins Europa Conference League Player Of The Week Award

Hat-trick Hero Orban Wins Europa Conference League Player Of The Week Award

Nigerian striker Gift Orban has won Europa Conference League Player of the Week award following his hat-trick heroics for Gent on Thursday.

After netting four goals in Gent’s 6-2 win against Zulte-Waregem in the Belgian Jupiler last Sunday, Orban bagged a hat-trick as Gent thrashed Istanbul Basaksehir 4-1 away in the second leg to advance into the quarter-finals.

He wrote his name in the record books by scoring the quickest hat-trick in the history of UEFA club competition.

He grabbed the hat-trick in three minutes and 25 seconds which eclipsed the landmarks set in the UEFA Champions League and Europa League.

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The 20-year-old also scored Gent’s goal in the first leg in Belgium which ended 1-1.

He now has five goals in four appearances in the Europa Conference League this season.

And announcing Orban as the winner, UEFA wrote on the Europa Conference League Twitter handle:”Gift Orban’s sensational hat-trick wins him Player of the Week honours!”

Gent will now face Premier League side West Ham United in the quarter-finals.

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  • Papafem 1 year ago

    At least, if Salisu doesn’t know him, UEFA recoginises him. Alhamudillahi

    • Papafem 1 year ago

      Peseiro doesn’t know him. Neither does the Technical Durector does. But Europe’s highest football authorituty does. Alhamudulillahi

      • Love you bro, at least the world knows him, he is the highest search player on transfermarket in the last 24 hrs in the world after him osimhen then kvara but still salisu doesn’t know him

  • Napoleon 1 year ago

    At least the NFF doesn’t know him. GOD and UEFA acknowledges him.

    Shine on Orban.

    What a shame!

  • respect is reciprocal 1 year ago

    At least if NFF cabals refuse to know him UEFA and ME know him

  • Edoman 1 year ago

    If Peseiro don’t want him, Europe highest Football Authority acknowledged his prowess.

  • The football authority in Nigeria is not after success or silverware for it’s national teams…..All it wants is Money and money alone……. They only strive to qualify for tournaments inorder to get the participating money and all other monetary gain that comes with it…… Nigeria happens to be in a continent which has few strong teams hence the likelihood of always qualifying for major tournaments makes the national teams a cash cow…….The football authority knows what ingredients will bring them success and silverware but success comes with sacrifice and hardwork……. Success needs investment and risk taking and they are not ready for that…… Nigeria is filed with talents both home and abroad and that makes all the corrupt games going on in our national team clear for all to see……Orban and many talents who could have brought us success are just making it clearer for posterity to see and judge everyone who has brought us to where we are today in Nigerian football……Shame

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