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Chrisantus resurrects in Spain



Former Nigerian Under17 forward, Macaulay Chrisantus scored for Spanish Segunda division side, Las Palmas in the club’s 1-1 draw against Primera Division side, Real Betis in the Copa del Rey on Thursday.

The 22-year-old reacted in predatory fashion to slot home a low cross from Thievy Bifouma (on loan from RCD Espanyol) in the 86th minute.

The goal represented the equalizer for the Los Amarillos as Betis shot in front on 67 minutes through Rueben Castro.

Super Eagles' midfielder, Nosa Igiebor was on for all 90 minutes for Betis in the game.

Igiebor picked up a yellow card but the Betis manager, Pepe Mel allowed the Nigerian to finish the game at the Estadio de Gran Canaria.

Elsewhere, Obafemi Martins was drafted in as a 73rd minute substitute for Levante UD but the Granotes capitulated 0-1 at home to Real Zaragoaza.

In Turkey where Kalu Uche has been enjoying a happy time at Kasimpasa this season but his club suffered heartbreak on Thirsday as he watched his side crash out of the Turkish Cup.

Kasimpasa lost 2-4 on penalties to Trabzonspor at the Recep Tayyip Erdogan Stadi after scores at regulation time was tied at 1-1.



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