Lillestrom Striker Fred Friday Beats Anthony Ujah Record As Youngest Nigerian Player To Score Hat - trick In Norway
Published: April 30, 2015
Lillestrom Striker Fred Friday Beats Anthony Ujah Record As Youngest Nigerian Player To Score Hat - trick In NorwayFred Friday was pleased to score the first hat - trick of his career to help Lillestrom hammer Mjøndalen 4 - 1 in the Norwegian Tippeligaen on Thursday night.

At the age of 19 years, 11 months and 8 days, he is the youngest - ever Nigerian player to score three goals in the Premier League.

Friday has beat the record previously held by Nigeria international Anthony Ujah, who was aged 20 years 24 days when he netted a hat - trick against Strømsgodset in November 2010.

“I am very happy, it was a good win for us and our first win of the season,” Fred Friday said to allnigeriasoccer.com.

“It is my first hat-trick as a professional player. I dedicate the goals to God Almighty because he made it possible for me.

“I am hoping to score in our next game against Valerenga. ”

The Bujoc Academy product trained with the Olympic National Team in December.
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