Video: Alexander Djiku Scores Sensational Volley as Fenerbache Thrash Istanbul Basaksehir

Video: Alexander Djiku Scores Sensational Volley as Fenerbache Thrash Istanbul Basaksehir

Lukman Mumuni
updated at September 29, 2023 at 7:47 AM
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  • Alexander Djiku has scored his maiden goal for Fenerbache
  • The Ghana international helped Fenerbache to a thumping win against Istanbul Basaksehir
  • Djiku joined the Turkish giants in the summer transfer window from Strasbourg

Ghanaian defender, Alexander Djiku netted a stunning volley to register his debut goal for Turkish giants Fenerbache, in a thumping victory over Istanbul Basaksehir.

Djiku, who joined Fenerbache from Strasbourg in the summer transfer window, has been a key player for the league leaders, scoring to maintain their hundred percent start to the Super Lig.

The French-born player ensured the hosts kept another clean sheet in the 4-0 thrashing of Bsaksehir.

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Alexander Djiku celebrating his debut goal for Fenerbache in the victory over Istanbul Basaksehir. Credit: @Fenerbache
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In a video shared on social media, Djiku scored a Zidane-esque volley to open the scoring at the Sukru Saracoglu Spor Kompleks.

Leo Duarte scored an own goal to double the lead for the Yellow and Blue five minutes later before Sebastian Szymanski extended the advantage before half-time.

With ten minutes remaining, Szymanski netted his second of the game to complete the victory for Fenerbache.

"Proud to have guided my team-mates to victory with my first goal Fenerbache. We continue our series," wrote Djiku on social media.

Fenerbache have won all six games in the Turkish Super Lig this season, with the Ghana international featuring in all those games.

Alexander Djiku captains Ghana in Liberia friendly

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Fenerbache centre-back, Alexander Djiku has shared his excitement after leading the Black Stars for the first time as captain when Ghana defeated Liberia in an international friendly.

The France-born defender has been a top performer for Ghana since switching allegiance to represent the country of his parents.

With Andre Ayew, Richard Ofori and Jordan Ayew all starting from the bench, Djiku was handed the armband for the game at the Accra Sports Stadium on Tuesday.

Alexander Djiku joins Turkish giants Fenerbache

Ghana defender, Alexander Djiku has joined Turkish Super Lig giants Fenerbache SK in the summer transfer window.

The 28-year-old signed a three-year deal with the option of a further year after leaving French Ligue 1 outfit Strasbourg following the end of his contract.

Djiku spent four years at Strasbourg, helping them secure survival last season after playing an important role as captain of the club.

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Lukman Abdul Mumin is a Sports Journalist based in Accra, Ghana. He has been writing for the past five years. Lukman joined Sports Brief as an Editor for the Local Desk in 2022.