Adeleke Akinyemi scored against Bordeaux in Europa League for FK Ventspils

Adeleke Akinyemi tonight scored his seventh goal in the Europa League at Bordeaux as he had promised even though it was not enough to push Latvian club FK Ventspils through to the next round of the competition.

Akinyemi’s goals have got him on the radar of several European clubs with local media reports suggesting that Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr at the game to watch the 19-year-old striker.

The exciting young striker hit target after 65 minutes to halve the home team’s advantage.

Fellow Nigerians Abdullahi Alfa and Tosin Aiyegun also started for Ventspils.

Bordeaux won the first game in Latvia 1-0 to qualify for the third qualifying round of the Europa League 3-1 on aggregate.

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