Benfica Target Patrick “Aguero” Igwe Fires Alcanenense To Cup Win In Portugal


Hot in demand 19 year old Nigerian forward Patrick Igwe who is a reported target of Portuguese side Benfica, enhanced his reputation as a goal scoring threat with another goal for Alcanenense in their 4-2 cup win over Sendim.


The product of Gee-Lec Football Academy of Jos has scored twice in four league games before his goal in the cup game against Sendim.

He used his quick feet and explosive pace to ghost past the defenders of Sendim before slotting home in the game that lasted 120 minutes after both teams went into extra time.

After a short spell with Pacos Fereira, the forward has settled down to live with high flying third division side Alcanenense, where he has caught the attention of top teams with Benfica showing interest the most.

Igwe whose playing style is similar to that of Argentine super star Sergio Kun Aguerro is making an impression with high flying third division side Alcanenense.