Taiwo Awoniyi dedicates his second goal for the Super Eagles to God, shows off cross shinpads in 6-0 destruction of Sao Tome and Principe.
On Sunday, September 10, 2023, The Super Eagles of Nigeria recorded a comfortable 6-0 victory against the Parrots of Sao Tome and Principe in their final 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier.
Awoniyi has been in fine form for Nottingham Forest in the Premier League and earned the starting line-up role along with Osimhen.
He scored the third goal for the Super Eagles through a volley that went viral on social media.
Awoniyi did not stay long after as he was substituted for Bayer Leverkusen target man Victor Boniface in the 64th minute.
After the game, Awoniyi took to his official social media platforms to celebrate his goal.
The striker who recently welcomed a baby gave thanks to God with his post.
He said, “He must increase, but I must decrease, despite all our flaws, he forever look after the affairs of his own.
Awoniyi now has two goals for the Super Eagles and is expected to be part of the team to the AFCON.
Awoniyi will now return to Nottingham Forest at the end of the international break as he aims to win the Premier League Player of the Month award.
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