Al-Shurta striker Jean Michel N’Lend nets hat-trick in Baghdad derby

Cameroon striker Jean Michel N’Lend wrote himself into Iraqi football history when he became the first foreigner to score a hat-trick in the Iraqi league . He netted a hat-trick of headers in a 4-1 victory over Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya in the Baghdad derby on Sunday. Al-Shurta are joint top with 10 points with Duhok and Karbala after four games. In the Iraqi league goalscorers chart Duhok’s Brazilian Jaílton and Al-Sinaa’s Bassam Qabil are in second place with four goals, a goal behind league top scorer Karbala’s Hussein Farhoud. N’Lend has three goals from four matches for Al-Shurta.


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