Onyekuru bags brace on his third Galatasaray debut

Onyekuru bags brace on his third Galatasaray debut

Super Eagles striker Henry Onyekuru began his third stint with Turkish Super Lig giants Galatasaray on good as he scored a brace in the victory over Gaziantep at the Gaziantep Stadyumu on Friday.


Onyekuru was making his third debut for the club after joining on loan from French league side Monaco on Tuesday.


Galatasaray boss Fathi Terim included the striker in his matchday squad despite only training with the squad for few days and he justified inclusion with a man of the match performance.


After the goalless first half, Onyekuru was introduced into the game at the expense of Algerian winger Younes Belhanda.


The Nigerian international put Galatasaray ahead in the 51st minute before completed his brace game 12 minutes from time.


Alexandru Maxim reduced the deficit for the home side in the 90th minutes of the game.


Meanwhile, Onyekuru’s international teammate Oghenekaro Etebo also came on as a second-half substitute.


The defensive midfielder replaced Emre Kılınç in the 75th minute.



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