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Onyekuru scores brace as Al Feiha holds on for dramatic win

Onyekuru scores brace as Al Feiha holds on for dramatic win

Henry Onyekuru was a two-goal hero for Al Feiha as they edged out Al Shabab 3-2 in a thrilling Saudi Professional League encounter on Thursday.

The Nigerian forward converted a penalty in the 50th minute and added another goal in the 74th minute to put his side in control.

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Al Feiha were cruising towards a comfortable victory but an own goal by goalkeeper Abdulraouf Al Dakheel in the 86th minute brought Al Shabab back into the game.

Onyekuru celebrates with teammates

Habib Diallo equalized for the home side three minutes later to set up a tense finish.

However, substitute Saud Zidan had the final say, grabbing the winner for Al Feiha deep into stoppage time in the 98th minute.

The victory extends Al Feiha’s winning streak in the league to four games. Onyekuru’s brace takes his goal tally for the season to nine in 21 appearances. This was also his third two-goal performance of the campaign.

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