Nigeria

Super Eagles Forward Scores To Power His Team To Third In Ligue 1

The last round of games in the French Ligue 1 before the international break will be played this weekend with all expected to be in action from Friday to Sunday.

In the opening game of round 8 matches, Lorient maintained their strong start to the season with a convincing 3-1 win over Auxerre which saw them move to third on the league standings and level on points with PSG and Marseille who are placed first and second respectively.

Lorient’s Nigerian forward Terem Moffi scored his sixth goal of the season in the 36th minute. He diverted Montassar Talbi’s header across goal to put his team two goals up. Bringing him to just two goals behind his last season tally of 8 goals after just eight games.

Moffi will depart for Algeria by Sunday to be a part of the senior national team of Nigeria for their international friendly game against Algeria in Oran on the 27th. He will be in camp alongside his club teammate Innocent Bonke who was also called up.