Nigerian striker bags brace in five-goal thriller

Nigerian born forward Terem Moffi netted a brace for Lorient who bowed 3-2 to Marseille on Saturday.

The talented forward lasted 83 minutes in the French Ligue 1 game at the Stade Orange Velodrome.

Moffi scored in the 19th and 70th minutes respectively. He has now hit 11 goals this season in the French top flight.

The 21-year-old was named on the Super Eagles standby list for last month’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches against the Republic of Benin and Lesotho.

He is valued at eight million euros, the same fee Lorient paid KV Kortrijk to secure his services in October 2020.

The player’s previous highest market value was the six million euros he attained on October 15, 2020.

Moffi’s valuation is a testament to the progress he has made over the last one and a half seasons as he was rated at 350,000 euros in January 2020.

He ranks 114th among all players in the Ligue 1, first when it comes to Lorient players, eighth among all Nigerian players, 165th among center forwards and 87th among all players born in 1999.

Riteriai received fifteen percent of the fee from his transfer to Lorient due to a sell-on clause.

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