Nigerian Duo Bassey & Onyekuru On Target For Eupen In Six Goal Thriller Against Westerlo


The Nigerian duo of hot in demand forward Henry Onyekuru and midfielder cum defender Anthony Bassey were both on target as Eupen played out an entertaining 3-3 draw against Westerlo in a Belgian league game.

Bassey helped Eupen take a 2-1 lead with a goal in the 20th minute, Westerlo levelled scores to 2-2 few minutes later. But Onyekuru scored his sixth goal of the season in the 47th minute to give his team a 3-2 lead.

However seven minutes later his goal was cancelled out, and Westerlo hanged on to pick a point despite twice going behind even though they scored the first goal of the game.

Heavily linked with a move to CSKA Moscow, the forward has been ever present for newly promoted Eupen this season, operating from the left side of the team’s attack.

On his part Bassey, a midfielder by trade, but can also play at right back has so far made 13 appearances in the league but the goal against Westerlo was his first for the season.