Elderson Echiejile scores in Sivasspor draw

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The Super Eagles defender saved Samet Aybaba’s men from defeat with a last minute goal in Saturday's encounter

Elderson Echiejile scored his first goal for Sivasspor as they settled for a 1-1 draw against Gazişehir Gaziantep on Saturday.

The Nigeria international who joined the Turkish Super Lig outfit from AS Monaco this summer, salvaged a draw for Yeni Sivas 4 Eylül Stadium outfit with a header in the additional minute after regular 90 minutes.

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The former Standard Liege defender cancelled out Muhammet Reis' strike which had earlier given Gazişehir Gaziantep the lead just before the half-time break.

Echiejile played the entire duration of the game and was joined by Ghana international John Boye who was later replaced in the second half.

Sivasspor continue their pre-season training in Bolu with a friendly game against Azerbaijan Premier League side Sumqayit FK on Sunday.

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