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Olunga Bags Another Hat-trick to Maintain Al-Duhail's Winning Streak

Olunga Bags Another Hat-trick to Maintain Al-Duhail’s Winning Streak

Harambee Stars purpose poacher Michael Olunga bagged his third hat-trick of the season to assist Al-Duhail beat Al Arabi Doha 3-2 within the second spherical of the Ooredoo Cup.

The previous Gor Mahia ace opened his account early within the second half with a stunning tap-in after the Al Arabi defenders did not clear a free kick of their penalty field.

Al Arabi equalized within the 52 minute via Ibrahim Kalla Nasser who timed his run properly to pounce on a cross from the left wing and put the ball away from Al-Duhail’s shot-stopper.

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It didn’t take lengthy for Olunga to place his facet forward. The Technical College of Kenya alumni scored two quick-fire objectives within the 61st and seventieth minute to place Al-Duhail in management.

Nevertheless, Olunga’s purpose didn’t reduce the spirit of the Al Arabi gamers. They constantly pressed the Al-Duhail defence till within the eighty fifth minute when Hamed Ismael pulled one purpose again to heap stress on the leaders.

This was Olunga’s second consecutive hat-trick. He registered one other one within the first spherical to assist his facet beat Al Markhiya 8-3. 

Reacting after the match, a delighted Olunga thanked God for the unimaginable feat.

“Sure! Again-to-back hattrick. All glory is your’s, God,” learn his assertion.

The win moved Al-Duhail to the highest of Group B with six factors, three above Al Arabi. The story is totally different within the Qatar Stars League since Al Arabi sits on the prime of the log with 16 factors from 7 matches.

Al-Duhail is third with 14 factors behind Al Wakrah who’ve a one-point benefit. 

Olunga has not featured for Harambee Stars for months as a result of present ban that was imposed on the nation by FIFA on account of the federal government’s interference in soccer affairs.

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Supply: www.teamkenya.co.ke

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