There was thunderous jubilation and celebrations from football fans and supporters of Malmo City Football Club, Sweden as Saliu Tayo Junior nicknamed “THE BEAST” by his teammates scored a very vital goal to guarantee their 3points during the midweek home game.
This tension soaked and pulse setting game played on Thursday, 20th June 2019 recorded thrills of spectacular football artistry with Kulladals FF, Sweden taking the lead in the 18th minute, despite mesmerising onslaught and attacking speed from the duo of Saliu Tayo Junior and his fellow Nigerian teammate Stephen Gabriel till first half ended with a scoreline of 0 – 1 in favour of the visitors.
The second half witnessed more pressures, with shots at goal from the home team until the 83rd minute when Saliu Tayo Junior delivered a well calculated pass to his team captain Daniel Burda, who tucked it into the net to even the goal line to 1 – 1.
Saliu Tayo Juinor continued to torment the defence line of the visitors with his aggressiveness, high energy, great positioning, attacking instincts and pressures until he scored the winning goal in the 94th minute to secure a 2 – 1 victory for his side.
Few seconds later, the referee blew the final whistle to signal the end of full time, leaving disappointment on the faces of Kulladals FF players.
Saliu Tayo Junior recorded an exceptional performance during the game and was awarded “MAN OF THE MATCH” by the officials.