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Majeed Ashimeru scores as Red Bull Salzburg stroll past Lustenau to clinch Austria OFB Cup

Published on: 29 May 2020
Majeed Ashimeru scores as Red Bull Salzburg stroll past Lustenau to clinch Austria OFB Cup
Majeed Ashimeru

Majeed Ashimeru etched his name on the scoresheet for Red Bull Salzburg in their 5-0 thumping of Austria Lustenau in the Austrian Cup final.

The goal will be a memorable one for the 22-year-old who has won his first career silverware.

The match in Klagenfurt which was played behind closed doors because of the coronavirus pandemic produced an exciting possession-based football.

After dominating the early the opening minutes of the game, Red Bull Salzburg shot into the lead in the 20th minute courtesy Dominik Szoboszlai.

Red Bull Salzburg quickly doubled their lead a minute later after Dominik Sturmberger put the ball at the back of his own net.

Nigerian youngster Noah Okafor took the game beyond the reach of Austria Lustenau when he struck Red Bill’s third of the match in the 53rd minute.

Ashimeru basked himself in glory after he cooly planted his low shot beyond goalkeeper Florian Eres on the 65th minute mark.

Sekou Koita wrapped up the big victory nine minutes after replacing Hwang Hee Chan.

 

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