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French Ligue 1: Jerome Akor Nets Brace In His Competitive Debut for Montpellier

August, 14 2023.

Jerome Akor marked his competitive debut for French Ligue 1 side, Montpellier by scoring a reassuring double. Although the match against Le Havre ended 2-2, with both sides sharing the spoils after a pulsating four-goal thriller played at the Stade de la Mosson-Mondial 98, on Sunday afternoon.

The brace netted by Akor who joined Montpellier this summer from Norwegian club Lillestrom, made headlines. Both teams occupy the 7th and 8th positions, after the first round of Ligue 1 matches.

The former Flying Eagles forward was however denied the chance of scoring a historic treble, as he was subbed off in the 77th minute of the encounter, reports.

The 23-year-old received a standing ovation from the fans of Montpellier for his outstanding display, not in just scoring two goals, but his work rate and being a constant threat in the defense line of the visitors.

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