Emenike Nets Match Winner For Fenerbahce As Rohr Gets Set To Release Squad For Algeria Tie


Super Eagles forward Emmanuel Emenike who announced his retirement from the team early this year, continued his rich vein of form in front of the net with the match winner as Fenerbahce secure a 1-0 win over Konyaspor.


Emenike scored after 25 minutes of the game, his first in his last four league games, after firing blanks against Osmaanlispor, Alanyanspor and Manchester United.

However the goal was his fourth of the season in the league but his seventh in all competition this season, after consecutive loan spells at Al-Ain and West Ham United last season.

His good form appears to have no impact on his national team career, as new Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr is looking away from the former Spartak Moscow forward.

Rohr initially had him penciled down for talks about a return to the national team, but had a change of mind after his first two games in charge of the team, which ended in victories over Tanzania and Zambia.