Hat-Trick for Eagles Forward Sadiq Umar in Serbia


Nigerian forward, Sadiq Umar was in top form for his Club Partizan Belgrade in their league against FK Javor in the Serbian top division league match on Friday night.

Umar grabbed the headline once more as he scored hat-trick in his side’s 6-2 win to leave the pitch with the match day ball.


The Forward scored the second goal of night to bring Partizan Belgrade back on level in 9th minute, after FK Javor had gone ahead through Nikola Petkovic in second minute of the encounter.


Partizan went ahead few minutes later through Bojan Ostojic’s header from close range, before Sodiq increased his tally to two goals eight minutes before half time.


Partizan took the game beyond the visitors when Nemanja Miletic made it to 4-1 in the 40th minutes.


FK Javor reduced the deficit minutes later as Alija Krnic scored to make it reduced 4-2 as the first half came to an end.


Umar completed his hat-trick a minutes before the hour mark of the game to make it 5-2 and restored the three goals advantage.


Filip Stevanovic completed the rout in Belgrade in the 78th minutes.


The Nigerian has now scored 10 goals in 14 games which put him on the scorer chat as the best goal king presently in Serbia.


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