Nigerians Ignite Old Trafford! Iwobi and Bassey Secure Historic Win for Fulham

Iwobi and Bassey
Iwobi and Bassey

Manchester United’s hopes of an unbeaten run in 2024 were dashed in dramatic fashion tonight as Fulham secured a sensational 2-1 victory at Old Trafford! The heroics came from two Nigerians, Alex Iwobi and Calvin Bassey, who combined to deliver a night the away fans will never forget.

Fulham took the lead in the 65th minute when Bassey, a summer signing, rose highest to meet a corner and power a header past Andre Onana in the United goal. The young defender celebrated his first goal for the club in emphatic style, sending the away end into a frenzy.

Just when it looked like United may find an equalizer, Iwobi delivered the dagger blow. In the 97th minute, he latched onto a perfectly weighted pass from Adama Traore, coolly slotted the ball past Onana, and sent the Fulham faithful into raptures.

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This victory marks a historic moment for Fulham, as it is their first ever Premier League win at Old Trafford since 1963. The performance was a testament to the team’s spirit and resilience, and the contributions of their Nigerian duo were significant.

Iwobi, who has been in impressive form this season, showcased his creativity and composure throughout the match, while Bassey displayed his defensive solidity and aerial prowess. Their partnership was crucial in securing all three points for Fulham.

The Nigerian duo’s performance has already set social media ablaze, with fans hailing them as heroes and praising their incredible impact on the match.

What do you think of Fulham’s historic win? Did Iwobi and Bassey deserve their Man of the Match accolades? Share your thoughts in the comments below!