Ibadan-born striker named in EFL Team of the Week
Published: October 03, 2022
Ibadan-born striker named in EFL Team of the Week

Ibadan-born striker Victor Adeboyejo has been recognized for his outstanding performance in the last round of matches in the League One, with the Burton Albion star named in the official English Football League Team of the Week.


Burton Albion moved off the foot of the League One table after coming from 2-1 down to secure a 3-2 victory over Forest Green Rovers at the Pirelli Stadium.


Adeboyejo was the hero for the Brewers, scoring all three goals, including a dramatic winner in the second minute of stoppage time.


The former Arsenal youth teamer opened the scoring in the sixth minute of the contest and leveled proceedings to 2-2 with eight minutes remaining.



In a 3-4-3 formation, the Nigerian has been selected among the three strikers, partnering Deeney and Evans.


Against Forest Green Rovers, Adeboyejo registered a game-high five shots with three on target, won three aerial duels, was accurate in 76.9 percent of his passes, completed one dribble and won one foul for his team.


Ifeanyi Emmanuel


Photo Credit : burtonalbionfc.co.uk



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