The Focus in Nigeria Falls on Onuachu When he Scored the 10 Second Goal
Paul Onuachu has become the star of Nigerian football when he scored the foal within 10 seconds against Egypt during his international debut. The strike by the twenty-four old players is being considered to be the fastest goal in international football that has enabled the Super Eagles to secure their first victory in 29 years over the Pharaohs.
This goal has made journalists, fans, coach, and teammates to talk about him.Gernot Rohr, his coach has said that they have played only twice but there might be something in the player. He goes on to say that they shouldn’t get to carried away. However, Onuachu offers them with a different option along with an alternative attack.
The goal had been scored with John Ogu, the midfielder lobbing the ball forward towards the forward from Denmark for collecting and rounding the defender only with one touch. Thereafter, he scored the second one and took Egypt by surprise. As per UEFA, the fastest competitive international goal had been scored by Christian Benteke from Belgium only after 8.1 seconds with the match against Gibraltar in 2016’s October.
“ Onuachu is a great finisher and also technically quite good. He has a first touch and also a great line-up“. The exceptional start to his international football has become a talk of the football world.He is “ a replacement of Seychelles“. Nevertheless, Leon Balogun is quite impressed with the performance that he has given.
He said that during the first training he thought that Onuachu has significant potential. He had already shown during the first season that he is quite special. The team has to take it really easy and should put excessive pressure on him. Being a young player, he is pretty focused.