A 67th winner from Super Eagles forward, Henry Onyekuru, secured the Turkish Lig Title For Galatasaray on Sunday at the Turk Telekom Stadium.
The Fatih Terim’s men fought back from a goal down to lift the Turkish top-flight crown for the second time in a row.
Basaksehir’s Rijad Bajic’s effort in the 17th minute broke the deadlock, but the hosts proved their resilience in the second half.
Sofiane Feghouli grabbed the equalizer for the home team after the restart, before Onyekuru scored the match-winning goal in the 67th minute.
Galatasaray won the league with 69 points from 33 games; three points more than Istanbul Basaksehir with a game to go.
When points are tied, the Turkish league uses the head-to-head record instead of goal difference, so Galatasaray’s title is confirmed, according to Goal.com.
But they will hope to end their campaign on a high when they visit Sivasspor for their last league outing of the season on May 25.
Onyekuru has been named in Nigeria’s 25-man provisional squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, while Feghouli is expected to play a part in Algeria’s campaign at the continental showpiece.
The Super Eagles have been drawn against Madagascar, Guinea and Burundi in Group B. Algeria will battle group foes in Senegal, Tanzania and Kenyain Group C.
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