Ogbeche Fires Willem II Past Roda Into Dutch Cup Semi-Finals

Ogbeche Fires Willem II Past Roda Into Dutch Cup Semi-Finals

By James Agberebi: Nigerian striker Bartholomew Ogbeche was on target for Willem Il who defeated Roda 5-4 on penalties after 120 minutes ended 2-2 in the quarter-finals of the Dutch Cup on Thursday night.

Ogbeche scored in the 39th minute to cancel out Simon Gustafson’s 37th minute opener from the penalty spot.

Donis Avdijaj put Roda 2-1 ahead in the 48th minute before Konstantinos Tsimikas made it 2-2 on 62 minutes.

After both teams failed to net the winner in regulation time and extra-time, the game was decided via a penalty shootout, with Ogbeche scoring as Willem II won 5-4.

Other teams who have qualified for the semi-finals are AZ Alkmaar, Twente and Feyenoord.

Ogbeche has scored eight goals in 10 league games for Willem II so far this season.

COMMENTS

WORDPRESS: 3
  • Great one 4 the veteran Nigerian striker #Ogbeche

  • lambert 3 weeks

    You must go to WC.tested and trusted.

  • ALFREDINHO 3 weeks

    That is a good performance from Batholomew Ogbeche .At least Nigeria needs a blend of experience and youth in the Eagles setting for a successful outing .