Super Sub, Chuba Akpom Rescue Ajax Out of Relegation Mess With First Goal of Season

Super Sub, Chuba Akpom Rescue Ajax Out of Relegation Mess With First Goal of Season

Chuba Akpom, the super substitute signed by Dutch giants Ajax Amsterdam from English Championship side Middlesbrough this summer, proved his worth by scoring his first goal of the season for the team.Super Sub, Chuba Akpom Rescue Ajax Out of Relegation Mess With First Goal of Season

Akpom’s crucial header off a corner in the 89th minute secured a vital victory against Volendam and propelled Ajax out of the relegation zone, footballrover reports

The goal marked a significant moment in Akpom’s career, demonstrating his ability to rise to the occasion when it matters most.

After joining the Dutch club, he had struggled to find his footing, making this goal even more meaningful.

Akpom’s performance in the English Championship last season, where he registered an impressive 28 goals in 38 appearances for Middlesbrough, had set high expectations.

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This victory not only relieved the pressure on Akpom but also lifted Ajax Amsterdam from their worst-ever start to a season.

The win placed them in 15th position on the table, providing much-needed breathing space for the team.

It was Ajax’s first victory since August, and it came at a crucial juncture in their season.

Looking ahead, Akpom will aim to capitalize on his exceptional performance and secure a spot in the starting lineup when Ajax faces Heerenveen this weekend.

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The Nigerian forward, who had previously represented England at age-grade levels, has recently pledged his international allegiance to the Super Eagles of Nigeria, making his journey with Ajax even more intriguing.

This memorable victory further reveals Chuba Akpom’s ability to make a difference in challenging situations and provides hope for Ajax Amsterdam as they strive to climb the ranks in the Dutch league.

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