By Johnny Edward:
Nigerian international, Sylvester Igbonu scored his first ever goal of the in the UEFA Europa League for FC Ufa who secured a 2-1 win over Progres Niederkorn from Luxembourg in the first leg, third round qualifying clash on Thursday, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.
Igbonu, who on Monday bagged his first goal of the Russian Premier League season for FC Ufa in their 3-0 win over Anzhi Makhachkala put his side ahead in the 38th minute.
Ivan Oblyakov doubled FC Ufa’s lead in the 68th minute before a goal from Olivier Thill for Progres Niederkorn reduced the deficit.
Igbonu’s compatriot, Kehinde Fatai, was handed a cameo appearance in the encounter. He came on for Ivan Oblyakov for the last seven minutes of the game.
Next up for FC Ufa is a Russian Premier League game against Krasnodar next Monday before their UEFA Champions League second, leg third round qualifying clash next Thursday.
The 27 year old, Igboun has now scored twice in five games so far this season.