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Chinedu Obasi scores as Djurgarden hold AIK

19:29 GMT+3 27/08/2017
Chinedu Obasi AIK
The Nigeria international has now scored three times in four league games since his arrival from Shenzhen in July

Chinedu Obasi scored from the penalty spot as Djurgarden forced AIK to a 1-1 draw in an Allsvenskan encounter on Sunday.

The 31-year-old's first half strike ensured Rikard Norling’s men maintained their one-point margin between the Blue Stripes who are placed second in the Swedish topflight.

The Super Eagles forward fired the Gnaget ahead in the Friends Arena with a well-placed shot from the penalty spot in the 39th minute.

But Senegal's Aliou Badji 84th minute equaliser for the Ozacan Melkemichel’s men denied the hosts maximum points as both sides settled to share the spoils.

Obasi who returned to the Swedish club for a second spell from Chinese League One side, Shenzhen in July has scored three times in four league outings for the Friends Arena outfit this season.

AIK are placed third on the Allsvenskan log with 36 points from 21 games, with 11 points behind league leaders Malmo FF. Chinedu Obasi scores as Djurgarden hold AIK