Nigerian Striker Taiwo Awoniyi Inspires Nottingham Forest to Move Clear of Relegation Zone

Heavenly Inspired Nigerian Striker Taiwo Awoniyi Scores as Nottingham Forest Crush West Ham

Nigerian forward Taiwo Awoniyi scored a crucial goal to help Nottingham Forest secure a convincing 2-0 victory over West Ham in the Premier League.

Heavenly Inspired Nigerian Striker Taiwo Awoniyi Scores as Nottingham Forest Crush West Ham

Just before halftime, Taiwo Awoniyi scored the first goal for his team. After just recovering from an injury, he is already scoring goals on every matchday, Footballrover reports.

Awoniyi’s Strike Secures a Crucial Win

Awoniyi netted the winner in the fifth minute of first-half stoppage time, marking his return from injury with a bang. Nicolás Domínguez provided the assist for the well-taken goal.

Awoniyi Celebrates with a Faith-Based Message

The forward delivered an early weekend sermon after finding the back of the net.

Awoniyi celebrated his goal with a message inscribed on his undershirt, reading “Kilen F’Olorun Pe” in Yoruba, which translates to “Who are you taking God for?”.

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Awoniyi’s Impressive Performance

The Super Eagles star registered four shots on goal before being substituted in the 67th minute and replaced by Divock Origi.

The brilliantly taken goal by Taiwo Awoniyi gave Forest a breathing space heading to the final whistle at City Ground.

Despite conceding in all 13 of their previous league games, Forest held onto a slim lead against a 10-man West Ham team (Kalvin Phillips was given a red card) until Callum Hudson-Odoi scored in the fourth minute of stoppage time to double the home team’s lead and complete a 2-0 victory.

Forest Moves Up the Table

After 14 Premier League games this season, Taiwo Awoniyi currently has 6 goals and 2 assists. Only ten games have he started.

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Recall that last season, the Nigerian forward rescued Forest from being relegated, and he has been excellent this season both before and after his injury return?

Heavenly Inspired Nigerian Striker Taiwo Awoniyi Scores as Nottingham Forest Crush West Ham

With 24 points, the 26-year-old Nigerian and his teammates are now four points clear of the relegation zone after the win, and they are currently ranked in 15th position.

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What’s their next move? They now have a trip to Villa Park on Saturday to play Aston Villa.

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