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Super Eagles new boy nets brace for French Ligue 1 giants against Olympique Marseille

Super Eagles of Nigeria new boy Terem Moffi was on target for Christophe Pelissier's FC Lorient of France on Saturday evening, in their 3-2 defeat to Jorge Sampaoli led Olympique Marseille football club, in the week 33 of the French Ligue 1.

The former Nigerian youth star retained his spot in his team's attack, and he was able to impress, as he scored his team's both goals.

Terem Moffi started alongside Armand Lauriente and Yoane Wissa, and the trio were impressive.

The Nigerian international opened scoring for the away team in the 19th minutes, after receiving an assist from Yoane Wissa, to end the first half 1-0.

Former West Ham United star Dimitri Payet equalized for the home team in the 53rd minutes. Pol Lirola put the host ahead in the 56th minutes, and Terem Moffi scored another goal in the 70th minutes to make it 2-2, before Pol Lirola scored the winning goal for the host in the 90th minutes, to end the match 3-2.

Terem Moffi was outstanding for the away team in the interesting encounter, and he was able to score two fine goals, before he was replaced by Adrian Grbic towards the end of the game.

The 3-2 d defeat to Olympique Marseille football club has now taken FC Lorient to the 17th spot in the French Ligue 1 table with 32 points from 33 matches played.

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