Nigeria forward Micheal Gopey Stephen scored for Ingulets on his debut but his party did not last because they lost 2-1 to Shakhtar Doneskt, Futbalgalore.com.ng reports.
The former Rivers United attacker scored the consolation for his side when they suffered the defeat at NSK Olimpijs’kyj in the Ukrainian Premier League day 1 on Saturday.
Gopey, who replaced Artem Sitalo in the 46th minute was a delight to watch with his skills, pace and artistry, proved to be a torn in the flesh of the Miners’ defense as he carried his team on his shoulders.
Micheal Gopey Stephen joined Inhulets in July 2021 from Nigeria Professional Football League side Wikki Tourists.
The 21-year-old was a delight to watch in the Nigerian top-flight this term having scored 5 goals in 6 matches for the Giant Elephants.