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Meet Efan Ekoku, The First Nigerian To Score A Treble And 4-Goals In A Single EPL Match

Nigerian international players have shown how good they are, not just in lower divisions, but also in higher division and top leagues.

The likes of Okocha, Kanu, Yakubu, Obafemi, Mikel, Iheanacho, Nidid, and a hand full of others, have shown how good they can be when faced with tough opponents as during the weekend, Iheanacho scored his first ever Premier League hat-trick.

Iheanacho is not the first Nigerian to score an EPL hat-trick but the fifth Nigerian player as Efan Ekoku, became the first Nigerian player to score the treble and also the first Nigerian to score 4-goals in a single match.

Efangwu Goziem Ekoku, also known as Efan Ekoku was born 8 June, 1967 in Manchester. The former Nigerian international played as a striker during his playing days. Efan scored his first English Premier League hat-trick in 1993 when his side travelled to play Everton and also, that was the match he scored his 4-goals.

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According to reports, Efan currently works as a commentator for Premier League Productions, which produces the world feed commentaries and has also obtained his FA and UEFA coaching badges.

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