Azubuike provides assist in Rizespor home win

Published on: 31 March 2023

Nigeria's midfielder, Okechukwu Azubuike helped his side, Çaykur Rizespor to a vital home win against Manisa FK in the Spor Toto 1. Lig match day 29 fixture, reports.

The Super Eagles player had a hand in the fourth goal as Rizespor defeated Manisa by four goals to two to go third on the log.

Mithat Pala opened score for Rizespor in the 9th minute to give the Host the lead which was how the first half ended.

Yannick Bolasie doubled the lead in the 72nd minute to take off the pressure, but Burak pulled one back for the visitors four minutes later.

Nigeria's Ibrahim Olawoyin was substituted in the 79th minute for John Mary.

Ogün Özçiçek restored the two-goal lead for Rizespor in the 88th minute, Buyuk pulled one back to make the score 3-2.

John Mary increased the lead to put to bed any possibility of a comeback in the 90 plus 8 minutes assisted by Azubuike.

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