Red Hot Salami Takes Goal Tally To Five In Three Games To Power KuPS To Victory


Out of favour Super Eagles forward Gbolahan Salami continued his fine form in front of goal for Finnish side KuPS netting once again in their 4-2 win over FC Lahti in a Finnish Cup game.


Salami found the back of the net in the 66th minute to increase KuPS lead to 3-2 before Ilmari Niskanen rounded up the victory with a goal in the 82nd minute to give them a 4-2 win.

25 year old Salami finished as KuPS top scorer last season with 14 goals, which is also a new club record for a player of the team in one season.

This season he has picked up from where he left off last season by scoring in all the three games he has played in the cup ahead of the start of the league in Finland.

He started off with a brace against in KuPS. 9-1 win over JJK, before netting another brace in their 5-0 win over MP, with his lone strike in today’s game taking his tally to five goals in his first three games of 2017.