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Onyekuru describes teammates as Lions after winning Turkish Super Lig


Galatasaray forward, Henry Onyekuru has hailed the incredible spirit of his teammates after they fought back from a goal down to defeat Istanbul Basaksehir 2-1 to retain the Turkish Super Lig title on Sunday.

The Nigerian scored the decisive goal in the 64th minute. to end the season with 14 goals from 30 league appearances. It would also be the 22nd time that Galatasaray are winning the title.

🏆Champions🏆We fought back from 1-0 in a very tough game. I am so blessed to have a strong team of lions with me to battle back and God gracing me to score the winning goal in this amazing victory! I am nothing without God and I am nothing without all your support.Thank You❤️💛,” he posted on Twitter.

Rijad Baji gave Istanbul Basaksehir the lead in the 17th minute after he was set up by Eljaero Elia which they held onto till the second half.

Two minutes after the break, Algeria international, Sofiane Feghouli equalised.

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Earlier this week, Galatasaray completed the double by defeating Akhisarspor 3-1 to win the Turkish Cup.



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