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Ebere Orji in Action (c) New Telegraph Online

By Rachael Ugiagbe

Nigeria internationals, Ebere Orji and Uchechi Sunday were on goal shopping-spree in the final round of qualifiers for the UEFA Women’s Champions League played on Sunday.

Ebere Orji scored 7 goals as Hungary club, Ferencvaros defeated Jeunesse Junglinster of Luxemborg 11-0 to round up their qualifying campaign.

Orji scored four goals in the space of 16 minutes, to put her team 5-0 up after Bernadett Zagor had opened scoring as early as the fourth minute.

Bernadett Zagor soon got her hat-trick before the half time, scoring a brace in the closing minutes of the first half to give Ferencvaros a huge lead, 7-0 going into the recess.

A helpless and clueless Jeunesse Junglinster could do little or nothing in the second half, as they were undone by the pacy Ebere Orji, who torn their defence, scoring a hat-trick, before Evelin Mosdoczi scored the final goal to seal a huge win for Fenercvaros.

It was a second win in three qualifiers for Fenercvaros, having lost 2-0 to Netherlands’ FC Twente and a 2-1 win over ASA Tel Aviv of Isreal, while Nigeria’s Ebere Orji scored 9 goals during the qualifers.

Elsewhere, Uchechi Sunday took her tally to 8 goals in the qualifiers as Belarus’ ZFK Minsk made it three wins out of three, defeating Vllaznia of Albania 3-0 at the Olimpijski Stadion.

In a match that saw the likes of Gift Otuwe and Tawa Ishola starting before Otuwe was substituted for her compatriot Onome Ebi, whilst Esther Sunday was an unused substitute.

Uchechi Sunday opened scoring in the 19th minute, Hanna Pilipenka doubled the team’s lead in the 25th minute before Uchechi grabbed her second goal in the 27th minute, to seal the win for Minsk.

The draw for the Round of 32 for the UEFA Women’s Champions League comes up on August 20, where eight group winners from the qualifying series will join 24 teams from the 15-highest countries in Round of 32.

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