Super Eagles forward Dennis Emmanuel has earned the praise of former Nigeria midfielder Garba Lawal, for his scintillating performance against Real Madrid on Tuesday night in the UEFA Champions League.
Emmanuel scored a brace (9′ and 39′), before Los Blancos fought back and earned a controversial 2-2 draw at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Speaking with www.brila.net Lawal hailed Emmanuel for showing up on a big occasion like the one against Real Madrid.
“He’s fantastic, he is a good player and scoring in a big game like this shows that he has a lot of qualities and abilities.
“When you play against a big club, that is when you show your talent and he did. I hope he continues that way, it’s all about continuity and consistency.”