36 Lion product Yusuf Lawal wins Premyer Liqa title

Nigeria midfielder Yusuf Lawal was on parade for Neftchi on Wednesday night as they beat Qarabag 1-0 to emerge champions of the Azerbaijan Premier Liga for the ninth time.

A late goal from Ahmed Ahmedov was all Samir Abasov’s men needed to get past the visitors who have emerged league champions 8 times.

The 36 Lion product who has been terrific this season – and on the radar of four clubs was impressive at the middle of the park.

Winning the league seals a spot in the UEFA Champions League next season for the Baku based side.

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