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ELEKE RESCUES OLIMPIJA FROM DEFEAT

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Nigeria U-23 hopeful Blessing Eleke scored his second goal in as many games for Olimpija Ljubljana rescuing them from the jaws of defeat with a late equaliser to earn them a 1-1 draw against Zavrc.

He opened his goal account for Olimpija against Krka last weekend after a slow start to life in his new surroundings he appeared to have finally settled down and he is now scoring the goals that made them splash big on him.

20 year old Eleke who holds the record for the most expensive domestic transfer in the history of Slovenia football when he moved from Gorica to Olimpija scored on the dot of 90 minutes.

The goal took his tally for his new side to two goals from 7 games but overall he has 14 goals this season after scoring 12 times for Gorica before his move to Olimpija in January.

Eleke is reportedly on the radar of Nigeria U-23 coach Samson Siasia ahead of the Olympics in Rio after he missed out on the Africa U-23 AFCON in Senegal due to his club refusal to release him.