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When ND Gorica took on Zavrc in a round of 23 Slovenia Prva Liga game three Nigerians started the game that ended 2-2 but one among them Bede Osuji stood tall.

Osuji playing for ND Gorica in a game that has Nigeria U-23 invitee Ovbokha Agboyi playing for Zarvc, it was the 20 year old who gave his team the lead and the game’s opening goal in the 19th minute for his first goal of the season in just his second game.

On his side he also has fellow Nigerian Marshal Johnson as his teammate and the game was Johnson’s 14th of the season.

The duo played their part in ensuring that Bartovic brace didn’t condemn their team to defeat as the one point they gained helped them move up to 4th while Zavrc stay 5th.

Agboyi with just one game to his name this season after his mid season transfer is among the list of 30 players called up by Nigeria U-23 coach ahead of the friendly game against Brazil.