Nigerian Star Cyriel Dessers Lights Up Scottish Cup as Rangers Crush Dumbarton

Cyriel Dessers Lights Up Scottish Cup as Rangers Crush Dumbarton

While the Nigerian national team, the Super Eagles, dominate the headlines with their triumphant run at the 2023 AFCON, another Nigerian star, Cyriel Dessers, is lighting up the Scottish Cup for his club Rangers.

Cyriel Dessers Lights Up Scottish Cup as Rangers Crush Dumbarton

Dessers on Fire:

Dessers wasn’t included in the AFCON squad, but he’s proving his worth by finding the net regularly for Rangers, Footballrover reports.

In their recent Scottish Cup clash against Dumbarton, Dessers was on fire, scoring a crucial goal to help his team crush the lower-league side and advance to the fifth round.

This wasn’t just a lucky strike. Dessers has been in superb form throughout the season, racking up an impressive nine goals and five assists for the Rangers.

His clinical finishing and attacking prowess are proving invaluable for the Glasgow giants.

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Rangers on the Rise:

Cup Contenders: Dessers’ goal wasn’t the only highlight of the Dumbarton match.

John Lundstram opened the scoring, while James Tavernier and Scott Wright added late goals to secure a 4-1 victory for the Rangers.

This emphatic win displayed their dominance and cements their position as serious contenders in the Scottish Cup.

Premiership Push: The win over Dumbarton wasn’t the only good news for Rangers.

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They currently sit second in the Scottish Premiership, just behind arch-rivals Celtic.

With Dessers firing on all cylinders, they have a great chance to challenge for the league title this season.

Looking Ahead:

Hibernian Challenge: Next up for Rangers is a tough encounter against Hibernian on Wednesday.

Cyriel Dessers will be hoping to be key to their success as they aim to maintain their second-place position and keep the pressure on Celtic.

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