Nigerian Players abroad Etebo Marks Galatasaray Debut With Win Against Basaksehir

Oghenekaro Etebo is excited to make his Turkish Super Lig debut as Galatasaray romped to a 2-0 win against champions Istanbul Basaksehir on Sunday.

Etebo who joined Galatasaray on loan from Stoke City came in as a substitute for his team in the 7 minutes for Sofiane Feghouli.

The midfielder joined Galatasaray last month and was not selected for the opening game against Gaziantep.

He also missed the Europa League qualifier on Thursday.

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However, the Super Eagles midfielder was full of joy making his debut with a win.

Excited to be part of this great victory and we keep going.. thanks to the supporting fans ✊ @GalatasaraySK, Etebo wrote on his Twitter.”

In the same vein, his manager Fatih Terim was delighted with the victory.

Speaking after the game, Terim congratulated his players and also praised his opponent for not making the victory an easy one.

“We started the game well. The first 35-40 minutes were very good. 

“The last 5 minutes came over us. We started the second half ahead, but we started ahead as a score.

“They made use of , two strikers, in a 4-4-2 formation that made the game difficult for us.

“But I was quick to intervene in the game. At that moment things started to go more right. 

“It is important to finally break out with a 2-0 win here. 

“We played well. Congratulations to my players one by one. I can only tell, but there is no time.

” I want to thank all of them for this game, for this dedication. ” used the expressions.

“I congratulate Basaksehir manager Atilla Karaoğlan and his team here. 

“He made the match go well, he managed a great match without any influence.

“Regardless of the result, I congratulate them for contributing to the game, he said.”

Galatasaray tops the league with six points from two games.

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