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Meet the latest Nigerian goal Machine to set French Ligue one landmark

Nigerian sensation Akor Adams has taken the French Ligue 1 by storm, making an electrifying debut for Montpellier as he scored an impressive brace against newly-promoted Le Havre.Meet the latest Nigerian goal Machine to set French Ligue one landmark

Despite his remarkable efforts, Montpellier was held to a thrilling 2-2 draw in an action-packed encounter.

Fastest Double Debut Record:

In a brilliant second-half display, Akor Adams etched his name in Ligue 1 history books by achieving the fastest double debut for a player.

In just a remarkable span of 1 minute and 42 seconds, Adams struck twice, showcasing his lethal finishing ability and raising the excitement levels at the Stade de la Mosson-Mondial 98.

Seamless Transition:

Akor Adams, the 23-year-old Nigerian striker, has seamlessly transitioned from his former club Lillestrom to Montpellier, proving his strength on the grand stage.

His permanent transfer last week marked the beginning of a new era for Adams, who has instantly become a formidable force in the French League.

Promising Performance:

Making his presence felt on the pitch, Adams was a dominant force from the outset.

His 58th-minute header from Teji Savanier’s precision cross restored parity for Montpellier after Le Havre took an early lead.

Less than two minutes later, Adams showcased his versatility and prowess with a remarkable shot that doubled his side’s lead, leaving fans in awe.

Statistical Brilliance:

Akor Adams’ impact was not only felt in his goal-scoring exploits but also in his all-around performance.

The Nigerian striker scored both of his shots on target, exhibited his defensive capabilities by winning two out of four ground duels and triumphing in all his aerial duels.

With 21 touches, Adams showcased his ability to contribute at both ends of the pitch.

Drawn to a Thrilling Finish:

While Adams’ efforts were commendable, Montpellier’s bid for victory was thwarted when Samuel Grandsir equalized for Le Havre in the dying moments of the game, leading to an exhilarating 2-2 draw.

Next Encounter:

Montpellier’s next challenge awaits on August 19 as they take on Lyon at the Groupama Stadium.

The anticipation is palpable as fans eagerly await another captivating performance yet again from the latest Nigerian sensation.


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