Little Known “Nigerian Neymar” Dennis Bonaventure On Target In Ukraine For Zorya


Relatively unknown Nigerian forward Dennis Bonaventure scored the second goal for Zorya in their 2-0 win over Stal Kamianske in a league game in Ukraine.


The former Football Academy Abuja trainee netted in the 75th minute, after coming on as a substitute in the 46th minute of the tie decided at the Stadion Meteor.

He know has two goals for modest side Zorya after adding to his first career goal which he scored on his debut in the first game of the season in Ukraine, a 3-0 win over Olimpik Donetsk.

19 year old Dennis has been ever present in the Europa League for Zorya, with three appearances to his name which included the last game against Manchester United before they were eliminated.

Known for his pace, tricks and creativity, he is fondly called “Nigerian Neymar” not just for his hairstyle which is similar to that of Brazilian star Neymar but also for his similar style of player like the Barcelona ace.