Chelsea Nigerian footballer scores his first goal in a blue shirt.
Chelsea-owned striker of Nigerian descent, Bryan
Fiabema scored his first senior goal in English football
as Forest Green Rovers beat Newport County 2-1 at
Rodney Parade in a Papa John’s Trophy clash on
Fiabema’s loan spell at Rosenborg was cut short in the
days leading up to the close of the summer transfer
window, before joining Forest Green Rovers on deadline
day for the remainder of the season.
The 19-year-old found it hard to break into the first
team of the Norwegian giants, making five starts in the
Eliteserien and netted his only league goal in a 5-2 win
He has wasted no time finding his feet at Forest Green
Rovers, featuring in all their five matches in all
competitions since his transfer.
In what was his third consecutive start for the Green
Army, Fiabema doubled their advantage in the 79th
minute, slamming home at the near post after a neat
move by the visitors.
Late on, Evans reduced the deficit when he found the
net from close range.
Fiabema, who is eligible to represent the Super Eagles
through his father, has totaled 19 appearances
combined for three different clubs as a professional.