​Nigeria’s ​Aminu Umar scores first ​top flight Turkey ​goal

Former U-20 striker, Aminu Umar, is in joyful mood after netting his first top flight goal for Osmanlispor FK on Friday.

The 20-year-old, who transferred to Turkey from Wikki Tourists, scored the fourth goal for his side as they went away to Bursaspor and whitewashed the home side 4-0.

Umar got his side’s fourth goal in the 84th minute as Osmanlispor climbed to ninth on the table with 18 points.

The Abuja-born player played all 90 minutes of the encounter and his 11t​h​ game for the newly promoted side. He has one red card and one yellow card for the season.

In Belgium, thrice capped Super Eagles midfielder, Onyinye Ndidi — another product of the U-17 and U-20 sides — played all 90 minutes for Genk as they battled to 0-0 result away to Westerlo.

It was the defender-turned midfielder’s ​14th league appearance for the season in which he is yet to score and has bagged three yellow cards.


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