Onuachu plays down injury fears after limping off on Trabzonspor debut


Paul Onuachu says he is not injured despite limping off Trabzonspor’s 3-0 win against Besiktas on Sunday night.

Onuachu was handed his first start a few days after completing a loan move to the former Turkish Super Lig champions.

The lanky striker registered his first goal for Nenad Bjelica’s side in the 29th minute, nodding home Enis Bardhi’s cross.

The Nigeria international was then substituted two minutes after the break after picking up an injury.

Onuachu has however allayed fears he could be set for a spell on the sidelines.

“I am proud to score a goal in my first match. Everyone fought hard. I think my injury is not very serious.

I left the game to prevent it from getting worse,” Onuachu told A Spor.

Trabzonspor will face Hatayspor in their next league game on Monday.