Afolayan Bags Brace As St. Pauli Gain Promotion To Bundesliga

Nigerian Forward Bags Brace, Assist To Help St. Pauli Gain Promotion To Bundesliga

England-born Nigerian forward Oladapo Afolayan scored two goals and had an assist as St. Pauli defeated Osnabruck 3-1 in the German Bundesliga 2 on Sunday.

The win confirmed St. Pauli’s promotion to the Bundesliga for next season with one game left to play.

They move up from second place to first place on 66 points.

Afolayan gave St. Pauli a very good start when he scored in the seventh minute.

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In the 58th minute Afolayan got his second of the game to put his side 2-0 ahead.

He then set up his teammate Marcel Hartel to make it 3-0 before the opponent pulled a goal back in the 91st minute.

Afolayan has now scored nine goals, three assist in 30 league appearances this season.

The 26-year-old who has featured for England at youth level is still eligible to play for Nigeria.


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