Ajagun’s wonder strike helps Kortrijk earn first league win


Abdul-Jeleel Ajagun scored his first competitive goal since April 2018, to help Kortrijk pick up their first League win of the season and it came in a derby.

Ajagun’s last goal for the club was in a 2-0 win, on the road, against Lierse. On Saturday, His goal inspired the side to a 3-1 victory against their hosts, Cercle Brugge KSV.


The midfielder, who joined the Belgian side in 2017, made just 8 League appearances for The guys and failed to score a goal.


On Saturday, the former Nigeria U17 and U20 midfielder scored a belter from 24 yards in the second-half to bring his side level after they trailed from the first-half.



Six minutes later the visitors took the lead and put it beyond their host with a clutch goal – in the 90th minute.


Ajagun’s Nigerian compatriot, and one-time capped Super Eagles winger Imoh Ezekiel was an unused substitute.


The victory is Kortrijk’s first after three games of the new league season.


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