Super Eagles Striker Scores 9th League Goal of the Season for Top European Giants Against Tough Opponents

Super Eagles Striker Scores 9th League Goal of the Season for Top European Giants Against Tough Opponents

  • Union Berlin on Friday night, December 3, defeated Leipzig 2-1 in German Bundesliga tie in which Taiwo Awoniyi scored
  • The former Liverpool player has now scored nine goals this season for Union Berlin in the German Bundesliga
  • Taiwo Awoniyi who has made his debut for the Super Eagles explained that he is determined to continue netting

Taiwo Awoniyi on Friday night, December 3, continued his impressive performances this season in the German Bundesliga by netting 9th goal of the term.

The Super Eagles star scored in the 6th minute as his club Union Berlin defeated visiting RB Leipzig 2-1 in what was a tough German Bundesliga encounter.

Taiwo Awoniyi
Taiwo Awoniyi in action for German Bundesliga side Union Berlin. Photo by Boris Streubel
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Taiwo Awoniyi has now scored 12 goals so far this season for Union Berlin in all competitions and the Nigerian is still agile to continue netting.

Which position is Union Berlin occupying on the Bundesliga?

With their win over RB Leipzig, Taiwo Awoniyi and his teammates are now occupying fourth position on the German Bundesliga table after 14 games played so far.

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According to the report on GOAL, Awoniyi will turn his attention to the Uefa Europa Conference League as the Iron Ones aim for a must-win game against Slavia Prague in their final group fixture.

Speaking to Legit.ng, Taiwo Awoniyi explained that he is determined to continue scoring for Union Berlin this season and when called to the national team.

Taiwo Awoniyi's reaction

''All thanks to God who has always being there for me, and I also want to promise our fans here in Germany and Nigerians that I will take all games important and be getting goals.
''My target is to win at least a title this season with my club and also more chance to play for the Super Eagles of Nigeria.''

Super Eagles striker nominated for November Premier League player of the month award

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Nigerian striker Emmanuel Dennis who plays for English club Watford has been nominated for the November best Premier League player of the month award following his incredible show.

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The Super Eagles star is currently having superb run of form this season in the Premier League and Nigerians have also been clamoring for him to return to Gernot Rohr's squad.

According to the confirmation by Premier League side Watford, they explained that Dennis Emmanuel was involved in all the three games they played in November.

So far this season in the Premier League, Emmanuel Dennis has netted six goals producing five assists for Premier League side Watford.

Manchester City duo Joao Cancelo and Bernardo Silva, John McGinn (Aston Villa) and Liverpool's Diogo Jota and Trent Alexander-Arnold are the other players nominated for the award.

Source: Sports Brief News

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