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Sports News of Saturday, 17 September 2022

Source: vanguardng.com

Nigerian forward wins UEFA Conference League Goal of the Week

Yusuf Otubanjo Yusuf Otubanjo

Former Golden Eaglets forward, Yusuf Otubanjo has won the UEFA Conference League Goal of the Week prize.

Otubanjo who plies his trade for Armenian club, Pyunik scored a stunner in their 2-0 win against Slovan Bratislava.

It was the 30-year-old’s first goal in the competition for Pyunik this season.

The win also was Armenian’s club first win in a UEFA club competition.

Last week, Nigeria duo of Samuel Chukwueze and Peter Olayinka were nominated for the same prize.

Otubanjo featured in the 2009 U-17 World Cup where Nigeria came second after losing the final to Switzerland in Abuja.

He joined Pyunik from Ararat-Armenia this summer