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Henry Offia net 10th goal of the season as Trelleborgs beat Brage

by: Evolve


Nigerian forward – Henry Offia has continued from where he left, inspiring Trelleborgs FF to a narrow victory over IK Brage on Sunday afternoon.Henry Offia net 10th goal of the season as Trelleborgs beat Brage

The forward put in a nice performance as usual to help Trelleborgs seal an away win in their Swedish Superettan league matchup.

At the Domnarvsvallen stadium, Trelleborgs defeated IK Brage 2-1 thanks to two first half goals from Henry Offia and Nicolas Mortensen.

The Kristian Haynes side started the game on a good note and swiftly took the lead 19 minutes into the game, courtesy of goal from Henry Offia, who scored his tenth league goal of the campaign.

Douglas Karlberg then pulled the home side back into the game with the equaliser barely seven minutes later. Before Nicolas Mortensen scored what proved to be the winner 9 minutes before the interval.

The home team failed to take their chances in the second half as the visiting side held on to their slim lead to secure the win and all three points away from home.

After the 2-1 defeat, IK Brage maintain their 3rd spot in the league table with 40 points while Henry Offia and his teammates are left in fifth place with just one point difference.

When Trelleborgs plays Jönköping on October 3, they will be hoping to extend their winning streak.

The 22-year-old Nigerian forward will also want to continue his outstanding form in front of goal for Trelleborgs in the current campaign.

Henry Offia has now surpassed his tally of six goals in 30 appearances last season with four more goals in just 24 league games.





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