Former Nigerian U23 striker Sadiq Umar scored six goals of the season in Partizan Belgrade 2-1 win Backa Backa Palanka in the Serbian Liga game.

The 23-year-old Kaduna-born who has been linked with a move to Belgian champions Club Brugge.

Umar started the encounter put Partizan ahead in the 50th minutes when he scored from close range after a goalless first half.

The home team doubles their lead 12 minutes after Backa Backa Palanka defender Dimitrije Tomovic diverted a cross into his own net.

However, the away side reduced the deficit with 18 minutes from time after Krsta Djordjevic slotted a low drive into the bottom corner to make it 2–1.

Sadiq and his Partizan teammates win their seventh win of the season and sit second on the Serbia Liga eight points behind league leaders FK Crvena Zvezda

Former AS Roma and Rangers has already scored six goals in nine Super Liga matches this season.



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