Bright Osayi Samuel: Fenerbache Fans Honour Nigeria Defender With Mural After Show of Bravery

Bright Osayi Samuel: Fenerbache Fans Honour Nigeria Defender With Mural After Show of Bravery

Lukman Mumuni
updated at March 21, 2024 at 9:50 PM
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  • Bright Osayi-Samuel has been honoured by Fenerbahce fans
  • The Nigeria defender stopped a fan attack in Turkey on Sunday
  • Osayi-Samuel helped Fenerbahce beat Trabzonspor in the league

Nigeria defender, Bright Osayi-Samuel, has been receiving love from fans of Fenerbahce for his display of bravery at the end of the game against Trabzonspor on Sunday.

The Super Eagles right-back confronted a Trabzonspor fan following the invasion of the pitch by supporters of the home side.

Osayi-Samuel stopped his attacker with a quick reaction, which led to a heroic moment, with fans immortalising the player with graffiti.

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Bright Osayi-Samuel and Fenerbache fans leave Papara Park after beating Trabzonspor. Credit: @oltsports
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In photos shared on social media, Osayi-Samuel's photos have been drawn on walls in the Turkish capital in adoration for the ex-QPR star.

Several fans waited for the player at the end of the game to sing and chant his name for his bold showmanship.

The 26-year-old is expected to face disciplinary sanctions from the Turkish Football Federation despite acting in self-defence, as reported by Soccernet NG.

Meanwhile, Fenerbahce kept the pressure on league leaders Galatasaray after a 3-2 win at Papara Park against Trabzonspor.

First-half goals from Fred gave the Yellow and Blue a two-goal lead before Enis Bardhi and Trezeguet levelled for the visitors.

Former Chelsea forward Michy Batshuayi then stole a late winner for the Turkish giants.

Osayi-Samuel to face sanction in Turkey

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Super Eagles defender, Bright Osayi-Samuel could face a ban after confronting a fan after the game between Fenerbache and Trabzonspor.

The Super Eagles defender helped the Turkish giants to a thrilling win at the Papara Park on Sunday.

However, the game was marred after the invasion of the pitch by fans of the home side after suffering a painful defeat.

Fenerbache fans celebrate Osayi-Samuel

Sports Brief also reported that Nigeria defender, Bright Osayi-Samuel became an overnight Fenerbahce hero following his bold reaction after fans of Trabzonspor invaded the pitch during a Turkish Super Lig game.

The Super Eagles right-back confronted a supporter who was about to attack him by putting him down with a heavy punch.

Stewards quickly stormed the pitch to protect the players and officials as a classic game ended in chaotic scenes at Papara Park.

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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.