Bundesliga: Awoniyi To Take Center Stage In Tense Berlin Derby


Taiwo Awoniyi, a Nigerian striker, will play for Union Berlin in a local derby against Hertha Berlin.

The 24-year-old has seven goals in eleven Bundesliga outings and is optimistic about his prospects of scoring.

In reality, Awoniyi has reaped the benefits of his time on the continent, scoring four goals and adding an assist.

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After being left out of the Super Eagles’ most recent World Cup qualifiers, the €8 million-rated Awoniyi will be eager to show himself to national team officials once more.

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This weekend, though, it will be a war royale when East and West clash.

Union Berlin is based in East Berlin, whereas its wealthier neighbors and hosts are located in West Berlin.

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At the Stadion An der Alten Försterei, it will be 90 minutes of nonstop aggressive football.

Union (7th place) and Hertha (14th place) are separated by only three points, and anything may happen in this ‘Berlin Klassic.’


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