Vivian Ikechukwu assists Besiktas to victory over Antalyaspor

Published on: 24 December 2023
Vivian Ikechukwu assists Besiktas to victory over Antalyaspor
Ikechukwu, Ogbonna, Duru, Maryann and Alice pose after the match

Nigeria Super Falcons forward, Vivian Ikechukwu proved vital for Besiktas in their victory over Antalyaspor Kadin Futbol Kulubu in the Turkish Women's Super Lig, reports.

Ikechukwu assisted the second goal as Besiktas won 1-2 away at the Mustafa Çetinkaya Stadium on Saturday.

Despite the dominance by the visitors in the first half, the half ended goalless setting the tone for an enthralling second 45.

The half came and it was Besiktas that opened score after Besiktas Defender Ines Maia gave the Di Kartallar the deserved lead in the 71st minute.

5 minutes later, Vivian with her beautiful skill tried to go pass the defenders of Antalyaspor, but was brought down for a penalty which was converted by Albanian international Donjeta Hallilaj in the 78th minute.

Antalyaspor Kadin Futbol Kulubu reduced the deficit minutes later, but it was too late to change the result.

Besiktas are now placed 6th on the log of the Turkish Women Super Lig, with 26 points from 14 games while Antalyaspor Kadin are 14th  with 10 points after 14 matches.

Meanwhile, Ikechukwu's compatriot and teammate, Glory Ogbonna was in action while Antalyaspor's Duru Joy, Maryann Ogochukwu and Alice Ogebe were also in action.


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