Echejile Recreates Career In Finland

Super Eagles defender Elderson Uwa Echiejile was on target for his Finnish side HJKHelsinki in their 4-1 loss away from on on Monday night.

The former AS Monaco left back gave Helsinki an early lead after two minutes, butparity was restored for FC Inter eight minutes later through Timo Furuholm.

However, HJK Helsinki’s Nigeria-born Friday Obilor was sent off for a reckless tackleon a opponent to hand the host a numerical advantage.

In the second half, goals from Juuso Haemaelaeinen in the 49th minute and anotherfrom Daniel Kamy in the 63rd minute condemned HJK Helsinki their first defeat of the season.

Echiejile will be looking forward to make his way into Coach Gernot Rohr’s SuperEagles AFCON squad with his current form.

Echiejile joined HJK Helsinki on a one year deal in January after mutuallyterminating his contract with AS Monaco.

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