Mon. May 16th, 2022

by Imhons Erin’s

Deal of the day

The Nigerian international has become a regular in the Moscovites first eleven this season, and he showed he deserved his place with his impressive contribution on Monday evening

Nigerian dribbling wiz-kid Chidera Ejuke was one of CSKA Moscow’s top-performing stars as the Militarians secured an excellent 2-0 away victory at Nizhny Novgorod in Russian Premier League week nine clash.

Ejuke’s brilliance, with half an hour played, led to the opening goal as the Super Eagles forward supplied the assist for Baktiyor Zaynutdinov to apply the decisive finish.

It’s the 23-year-old’s second assist this season, and he has also scored twice in eight matches for the Russian giants.

Aleksey Berezutskiy’s men doubled their advantage just past the hour mark, with midfielder Ilzat Akhmetov converting from the penalty spot.

The former Heerenveen man showed off his dribbling skills at will, completing four of his seven attempted dribbles while winning five of his five ground duels against his opponents.

It is the first Russian Premier League meeting between CSKA and newly-promoted Nizhny Novgorod. But both sides met at the VEB Arena in a friendly in July which the former champions won 2-1 on the 

By Nwosu Chizoba David

Nwosu Chizoba David is a soccer lover and writer. He is a graduate of Biological Sciences, presently teaching in a secondary in Lagos.

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