Emenike Makes Fenerbahce Debut as Yobo Scores in Season Opener.

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Nigerian striker Emmanuel Emenike made his Fenerbahce’s debut in a dramatic 2-3 loss to Konyaspor at the Konya Ataturk Spor Kompleksi (Konya) on Saturday as Joseph Yobo got his first league goal of the season.

Emmanuel Emenike.
Emmanuel Emenike.

Super Eagles captain, Yobo, scored from a set piece, heading home an Emre Belozoglu’s precise cross from the left to help the visitors get in the lead in front of a partisan crowd.

The encounter however ended in disappointment for Yobo’s Fenerbahce as three defensive errors gifted Konyaspor an unlikely 3-2 win.

Emenike, who joined the Istanbul club from Spartak Moscow on August 7 for £11.2m, played the full 90 minutes but missed a flurry of goal-scoring chances on his debut.

He missed a glorious opportunity in the 79th minute as his tame shot at Cameroonian goalkeeper Charles-Hubert Itandje failed to make any impact on the scoreline.

The 26-year-old was unfortunate no to have won a penalty after a Mehmet Uslu’s push on the Nigerian was overlooked by the referee, Tolga Ozkalfa.

Emenike and teammate Yobo will now look to improve rapidly on their Uefa Champions League play-off game against Arsenal this week.

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