Round-up: Ajayi Bags Goal, Assist in Al Ahly Win; Akpala, Olayinka, Odey Also On Target

Round-up: Ajayi Bags Goal, Assist  in Al Ahly Win; Akpala, Olayinka, Odey Also On Target

By James Agberebi: Former Nigeria youth international, Junior Ajayi, was in fine form on Sunday as he provided an assist and also scored one‎ for his Egyptian League side, Al Ahly who defeated Al-Ittihad 3-0, Completesportsnigeria.com reports

Ajayi laid off the pass for Abdalla El Said to make it 2-0 on 77 minutes before getting on the score sheet himself, adding the third goal for the Egyptian champions on 82 minutes for his fifth league strike.

Ahly have now won eight straight league games in the Egyptian top flight in the current campaign.

And in the Belgian Jupiler League  (first division), Joseph Akpala scored Oostende’s only goal in their 1-1 away draw against Zulte-Waregem.

Zulte-Waregem’s goal was scored by Peter Olayinka.

Olayinka opened scoring for Zulte-Waregem in the 25th minute, before Akpala equalised for Oostende in the 33rd minute.

Akpala has now scored a goal each in his last three league games and has netted four goals in 22 league appearances this season for Oostende.

Olayinka’s goal was his second in his last two league games for Zulte-Waregem.

And he has now scored seven goals in 19 league outings for Zulte-Waregem so far this term.

In Switzerland, young Nigerian striker, Stephen Odey was on target for FC Zürich but it was not enough as they lost 4-2 at home to Thun in the Swiss Super League on Sunday.

The game was Zürich’s first as the second half of the Swias Super League resumed.

Odey who was brought on in the 62nd minute, scored seven minutes later to make it 3-2.

The goal was his second after five league appearances for Zürich so far this season.

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