Ademola Lookman And David Okereke Put Nigeria On The Map Yet Again
Written By Jacobs Dunga
The Nigerian strikers were on song for their different clubs on Saturday in the Italian Serie A.
Super Eagles striker Ademola Lookman continues to prove that he’s no pushover in the Italian league.
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The Atalanta forward once again was pivotal for his team as they earned their third win in five games since the return of the league.
The 25 year old forward made sure of three points for his side as he scored his 12th goal of the campaign.
Lookman received possession just after the halfway line and went on a solo run before burying a cool finish down the bottom right of the goalpost to ensure victory for his team.
The Charlton Athletic youth product has been wagging tongues in the land of the Azzurri since making his summer move from RB Leipzig to Atalanta.
He is now just two goals behind compatriot Victor Osimhen who has scored 14 league goals and sits atop the top scorer’s standings.
Another Nigerian, David Okereke was also in target for his Serie A side as they lost to Inter on Saturday.
Okereke despite his team’s struggles has stood head and shoulders above his peers for the relegation threatened side.
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The Lagos born attacker stunned Inter in the 11th minute of their match via a beautifully taken curler that left Andre Onana admiring his goal posts.
The former Venezia loanee has scored five times for the Davide Ballardini led side who’re still looking for their first victory of the campaign.
Fellow Nigerian, Cyriel Dessers was introduced in the 60th while Okereke made way for Luca Zanimmacchu in the 72nd minute.
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