Kalu Uche Leads Champions League Goal Scoring Chart After Brace Against Al Shabab
Published: March 19, 2014
Kalu Uche Leads Champions League Goal Scoring Chart After Brace Against Al ShababKalu Uche’s purple patch in front of goal continued on Tuesday after he netted a brace for Al Rayyan in their 4 - 3 loss to Al Shabab of Saudi Arabia in the AFC Champions League.

In the encounter decided at the King Fahd International Stadium, Majed Al Marshadi opened scoring for Al Shabab as early as the third minute before Kalu Uche restored parity six minutes later.

And nine minutes later, the Nigeria international turned provider for teammate Sayaf Mohsin to give the Qatari team a one - goal advantage.

But Ahmed Ateef  made it 2 - 2 in the 22nd minute before Kalu Uche scored his second of the game four minutes before the interval.

In the second half, Rafinha netted two quick - fire goals to hand the Saudi Arabian club three points.

In-form Kalu Uche has now notched up 4 goals in the Champions League this season.

On the other hand, compatriot Yakubu Aiyegbeni, a second half substitute against Al Shabab, is still searching for his first goal in the competition.

After three rounds of matches in Group A, Al Rayyan sit third on the table with 3 points.

Kalu Uche is the joint top scorer in the Champions League alongside Ghana international Asamoah Gyan (Ain) and Vagner love (Shandong) with four goals.



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