Ambrose Relishes Europa League Goal


Hibernian of Scotland defender, Efe Ambrose is once again in cloud nine, following his goal for The Hibs in their Europa League qualifier against Asteras Tripolis of Greece.

Although Hibernian still have the second leg to prosecute away from home, the former Celtic star said he is happy to help his side take a step closer to the group stage with victory on Thursday.

Ambrose started the comeback for Hibernian when he headed in a 64th minute corner to help his side recover from two goals down as they ran out 3-2 winners in Edinburgh.

In other Europa League qualifiers, Sylvester Emeka Igbonu was in action for all 90 minutes for FC UFA, in their goalless draw at home with ND Domzale

Akinola Adeleke, Abdullahi Alfa and Tosin Aiyegun all played the duration for Bordeaux of France in a 1-0 win away to FK Ventspils; while Philip Azango scored the only goal of the clash to help AS Trencin of Slovakia get a 1-0 victory away to Gorniz Zabrze of Poland.

Rabiu Ibrahim was on for 72 minutes for Slovan Bratislava but it was Alfred Effiong who came off the bench to inspire Blavan and setup the winning goal for Uros Ljubomirac in a 2-1 win.

Yusuf Odubanjo was on for 68 minutes for Lask Linz, who got a 4-0 win against Lillestrom SK, with Ifeanyi Matthew and Moses Ebiye featuring for the Swedish side.

Ezekiel Henty fired blanks for NK Osijeka against Glasgow Rangers, who had Ovie Ejeria in action but did not dress Umar Sadiq in earning an advantage for the second leg with a 1-0 victory.


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