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WATCH: Gent wonderkid Gift Orban scores screamer on way to THREE-MINUTE Conference League hat-trick

21:29 GMT 15/03/2023
Gift Orban 2022-23
Gent star Gift Orban scored a special second goal from long-range in a three-minute hat-trick on Wednesday in a 4-1 win over Istanbul Basaksehir.
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WHAT HAPPENED? Orban scored in the 31st, 32nd and 34th minutes in the Conference League victory, with his second strike the best of the bunch. After a neat flick in the build-up, he powered a shot from way out past the goalkeeper at the near post.

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THE BIGGER PICTURE: Orban arrived from Stabaek in January and is already into double digits with 12 goals in nine appearances in all competitions.

WHAT NEXT FOR ORBAN? The Nigerian will almost certainly be linked to clubs in bigger European leagues as early as the summer, with the Conference League giving him the perfect stage to showcase his talents.