Onyekuru Lifts Turkish Cup With Galatasaray

Onyekuru Lifts Turkish Cup With Galatasaray

Super Eagles forward Henry Onyekuru helped his Turkish club Galatasaray come from a goal down beat already-relegated Akhisarspor 3-1 to win the Turkish Cup on Wednesday reports Completesports.com.

The Nigerian international played the entire duration of the game but fired blanks.

Galatasaray, the Lions, are now the most successful club in the Turkish Cup history having 18 titles as the winners.

Akhisar’s Elvis Manu scored the first goal in the 56th minute at the match held in 4 Eylul Stadium in central Anatolian Sivas province.

Galatasaray’s goals came from Sinan Gumus in the 80th minute, Sofiane Feghouli in the 88th minute and Mbaye Diagne in the 90th

Akhisar’s Miguel Lopes received a red card in the 78th minute.

Galatasaray’s Diagne also missed a penalty shot in the 65th minute.

Meanwhile, Galatasaray are at the top of Turkish Super League with two matches left to be played in the season.

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  • Emeka 5 years ago

    Good one

  • Edoman. 5 years ago

    Your style of play indicated that, you Henry, will conquer Africa in the nearest future. My faith in you Henry, has not wavered. However, do not emulate “Iheanacho on the Beach” so soon after this great moment of your professional journey. Stay focus. Continue to work hard. Look up to Messi, Mikel, Jay J Okocha, and others too many to mention here, who went on to cement their names in football history. These are men who never in their professional career, solicit for others to pump them up, but focus ruggedly on their natural gift which they coupled with their dedication to their callings.
    Edoman shall never support an average player in our mix.
    Those pumping Iheanacho are not helping him. He can turn around tomorrow like our Ighalo did but, tell him the real truth or Iheanacho will slide to a point of no return. Believe me.

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