The Super Eagles forward guided Christophe Pelissier’s side to their first win of the season
Terem Moffi opened his objective represent the 2021-22 French Ligue 1 season with the winning strike in their 1-0 win over Monaco on Friday.
After their 1-1 draw with Saint-Etienne a week earlier, the 22-year-old powered Les Merlus to their first win of the season with his first-half strike at the Stade du Moustoir.
Moffi advance to transform from the charge area in the 31st minute as the hosts hung on to the lead for the whole of the video game.
The Super Eagles striker bet 84 minutes while Madagascar’s Thomas Fontaine and Ivory Coast’s Abdoul Meite were unused alternative to Lorient.
Senegal forward Krepin Diatta came off the bench to make his very first look of the season for Monaco, after changing Sofiane Diop in the 68th minute.
The triumph powered Lorient to the top of the Ligue 1 table with 4 points after 2 video games, pending arise from Saturday’s components while Monaco dropped to 16th with simply a point after 2 getaways.
Last season, Moffi – who relocated to France from Kortrijk last September – scored 14 objectives in 32 matches in his launching Ligue 1 project that made him end up as the club’s leading scorer and he will be aiming to match the task this brand-new term.
He will intend to develop on Friday’s winning objective when Lorient check out Montpellier for their next league component on August 22.
His exceptional goalscoring record made him a maiden invite to the Super Eagles at the end of the 2020-21 season and he made his launching look in a worldwide friendly match versus Cameroon on June 4, which ended in a 1-0 loss in Austria.
Moffi played in the double-header friendly component as Gernot Rohr’s guys held the Indomitable Lions to a goalless draw, 4 days later on.