Nigerian Forward Enters Golden Shoe Race with Fifth Brace Of The Season


Nigeria’s Minsk forward Emuidzhi Ogbiagbevha was in superb form for her Belarusian in their 5-0 win over Zorka-BDU in a Belarusian top-flight game on Wednesday.

Ogbiagbevha scored a brace in the Minsk flawless victory over their rivals as they respond perfectly to their heavy defeat in the champions league to Barcelona.


The 29-year-old forward opened the scoring in the ninth minute before Tamila Khimich doubled the advantage in the 30th minutes


The Nigerian completed her brace of in the 60th minutes before Polina Shatulenya and Viktoriya Tikhan sealed the win. She was replaced in 63rd minutes by Tikhan.


Ogbiagbevha has now netted five brace for the Belarusian giants this season and has scored 28 goals in 16 league outings, nine goals in seven Champions League appearances, amounting to 37 goals in 25 games this season.


Next for Ogbiagbevha and her teammate is the return leg of their UEFA Women’s Champions league clash with Asisat Oshoala’s Barcelona.


Minsk will be aiming to overturn a 5-0 Round of 16 first-leg deficit against last season’s finalists when they host Lluis Cortes’ ladies at Minsk Stadium next Wednesday.


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