The star of yesterday’s Europa Conference League was one time Super Eagles Invitee Gift Orban with his hattrick helping his team to a 3-2 win over Iceland side Breiðablik to seal a spot in the knock out round, OwnGoalNigeria.com reports.
The 21 year old who has failed to match his height of last season where he found the back of the net 20 times in 21 games, was handed a rare start and he grabbed the opportunity with both hands.
Orban gave Gent the lead in the 5th minute but was hapless as his lost the lead and started trailing 1-2 before he decided to grab the game by the scruff of the neck and pulled his team to all three points.
He grabbed his brace in the 54th minute via the spot then ensured the match ball follows him home when he grabbed his hattrick in the 69th minute. It was his fifth hattrick in just ten months at the Belgium side he joined in January from second division Norwegian side Stabæk.
Since then he has scored five hattricks in games against Zulte Waregem, Basaksehir, Cercle Brugge, Pogoń Szczecin and yesterday’s feat in Iceland. He is highly tipped to leave the team in the January transfer window..…CONTINUE.FULL.READING>>>