Ex-PSG & Eagles star fires 10-minute hat-trick for new club

Naija Players Abroad By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 19/10/2018

Former Paris Saint-Germain and forgotten Super Eagles star Bartholomew Ogbeche fired ten minutes hat-trick for his new club Northeast United FC in the Indian Super League in the 4-3 over Chennaiyin FC on Thursday.

The home side takes a two-goal lead at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium with Rowllin Borges scoring an own goal in the fourth minute and Thoi Singh before the 34-year-old ex-Lobi star reduced the deficit in the in the 29th minute.

Chennaiyin did not have to wait long before restoring their two-goal cushion with Singh getting his name on the score-sheet again in the 32nd minute but Ogbeche made it 3-2 in the 37th minute before beating the goalkeeper with a perfectly timed strike to net the equalizer on 39 minutes.

Borges redeemed himself by scoring the winning goal for NorthEast United in the 54th minute but Nigeria international has now scored four goals in three league appearances for his club.

NorthEast United sit at the top of India Premier League table with seven points from three games.