Super Eagles Defender Chidozie Awaziem Scores Amazing Goal in Europe as Video Emerges

Super Eagles Defender Chidozie Awaziem Scores Amazing Goal in Europe as Video Emerges

Chidozie Awaziem scored a goal many strikers in the world will be proud of in Hajduk Split’s 2-1 triumph over Lokomotiva Zagreb on Sunday evening, 21 August, in what was a tough match.

Awaziem’s goal which was his second in club football for over four years brings the centre-back full circle from being a villain to a hero within a week.

The Super Eagles defender and his teammates started the encounter impressively and waited until the 33rd minute before the Nigerian gave them the lead.

Chidozie Awaziem, Super Eagles, HNK Hajduk Split.
Super Eagles defender Chidozie Awaziem scores amazing goal for HNK Hajduk Split. Photo by Diego Souto
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His goal was indeed an impressive strike being a defender and the Super Eagles star also celebrated it in an incredible way.

Who scored the second goal for HNK Hajduk Split?

Lucas Grgic scored the second goal for HNK Hajduk Split in the 39th minute, but the visitors pulled one back in the 74th minute via a penalty as the game ended 2-1 in favour of Awaziem and teammates.

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On his debut in the Croatian football league last week, Awaziem committed a schoolboy error that led to Hajduk Split’s 4-1 thrashing at Dinamo Zagreb.

Victor Osimhen Speaks After Scoring Second Serie A Goal of the Season

Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how Nigerian international Victor Osimhen has expressed delight after scoring in Napoli’s 4-0 win over newly-promoted Monza in the Italian Serie A.

The Super Eagles forward, who also registered a goal in their 5-2 win over Verona in their opening league game of the season, doubled his side’s lead against Monza.

Osimhen was assisted by Cameroon star Zambo Anguissa but was substituted in the 84th minute as Luciano Spalletti takes precautions ahead of their next game.

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Despite suffering injuries and testing positive for COVID-19, Osimhen was Napoli’s top scorer in Serie A, with 14 goals in 27 games.

Napoli top the league table after recording two wins from two games played so far in impressive outing.

Italian outfit Napoli are ready to splash €1 million as a special bonus for Nigerian international Victor Osimhen if he scores 20 goals in a season.