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Sensational Debut: Abdulrahman Taiwo Scores Brace for Riga FC

by: Evolve


Abdulrahman Taiwo, has left his new fans in awe as he made a remarkable start to his career with Riga FC.

The 24-year-old Nigerian sensation delivered a spectacular performance on his debut, scoring an impressive brace that inspired Riga FC to a stunning 6-0 away victory against Tukums in the Optibet Virslīga.

Abdulrahman Taiwo’s debut for Riga FC was nothing short of extraordinary. He showcased his prowess in front of the goal, leaving the opposition stunned with his remarkable brace.

In the 42nd minute of the thrilling encounter, Taiwo opened the scoring for Riga FC, immediately making his mark in the team.

The momentum continued in Riga FC’s favor as they displayed an unstoppable determination to dominate the game.

With Douglas Aurelio’s quick-fire brace before the first-half break, the visitors were comfortably ahead with a 3-0 lead.

Gauthier Mankenda and Eduards Dašķevičs added two more goals in the second half, propelling Riga FC to an astonishing 5-0 lead.

With the match already under Riga FC’s control, Abdulrahman Taiwo once again exhibited his exceptional skills, securing his brace and sealing the 6-0 victory for his team.

The young Nigerian’s impressive performance was crucial in claiming all three points for Riga FC.

Having previously played for SönderjyskE in Denmark and enjoying a successful loan spell at Spartak Trnava in Slovakia last season, Abdulrahman Taiwo has now ready for new challenge in Latvia.

His two-year deal with Riga FC marks the beginning of an exciting chapter in his career, and fans are eager to witness more of his goal-scoring prowess.

Thanks to Taiwo’s stellar debut performance, Riga FC now sits comfortably at the top of the Optibet Virslīga table.

The team has amassed an impressive 58 points from 23 games, holding a commanding 35 points over Tukums.




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