Nigerian winger, Chidera Ejuke scored one of the goals as Antwerp defeated Sporting Chalerloi 5-2 to reach the last-8 in royal-fashion. SportsRation reports.
Ejuke’s goal was instrumental for Royal Antwerp who had to fight from two goals down to beat Sporting Charleroi 5-2 on Wednesday, December 6, 2023.
Charleloi stunned the defending champions with two quick goals on 28 and 31 minutes to lead 0-2.
On the struck of halftime, Ejuke scored to halve the deficit and help Antwerp launch the fightback at Bosuilstadion.
George Ilekhena and Vincent Janssen banged two goals apiece in the second half to see off the challenge of Sporting Charleloi.
Nigerian International, Chidera Ejuke has now scored two goals for Royal Antwerp this season.
The 25-year-old has now scored two goals in his last four games.
Another Nigerian, Alhassan Yusuf was in action for Antwerp but was taken off in the first half.
Antwerp, who are reigning champions of the Belgian Cup, have won the competition four times.