Maja matches Agali, Odemwingie & Utaka Ligue 1 record
Naija Players Abroad By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 04/12/2019
Bordeaux striker Josh Maja matched three former Super Eagles' forwards Ligue 1 record after scoring a hattrick in the 6-0 win over Nimes at Matmut Atlantique.The 20-year-old Nigeria international old found the net thrice before the 54th minute of the encounter to becomes the fourth-best goal scorer aged 20 or under in the top five European leagues this season with five goals.
One cap Super Eagles striker would be hoping to continue with his scoring form when his side travels to Olympique Marseille on Sunday as Bordeaux are third in the French elite division with 26 points from 16 games.
4 - Josh Maja 🇳🇬 has become against Nîmes the 4th Nigerian player to score 3+ goals in a Ligue 1 game in the last 50 years, after Peter Odemwingie, John Utaka (3 times) and Victor Agali. Majacian 🎩.#FCGBNO pic.twitter.com/EMkbIhnRBi— OptaJean (@OptaJean) December 3, 2019