Gift Orban: ‘I have never even scored a hat-trick’
Little known Nigerian nets four goals in Gent's 6-2 away win on Sunday
Little known Nigerian footballer, Gift Orban says he has never scored a hat-trick in his short but already becoming a very eventful career after netting four goals in his side, Gent’s 6-2 mauling of their host, Zulte Waregem in a Belgian Pro League matchweek 29 fixture at the Elindus Arena in Waregem on Sunday.
The goals brings to seven in five league games for the 20 year old Nigerian.
“It is indeed the first time in my professional career. I had never even scored a hat-trick before, but… it doesn’t mean much to me in the end.”, said Orban in a post-match interview on his club’s official website.
Orban says the victory is what matters as Gent, with 48 points from 29 games eye a Championship play-off place.
The Nigerian is also aiming to play in the Premier League one day and believes he has to be better than he is right now to stand a chance.
“My level has to be even higher if I ever want to play in the Premier League. There is still a lot of work to be done.”