Orgill opens Turkish Super League account

By August 26, 2019
Dever Orgill Dever Orgill

Reggae Boy Dever Orgill opened his account in the Turkish Super League on Saturday, helping his side, Ankaraguchu, earn a 1-1 draw with Kayserispor.

The goal, scored in the 59th minute of the encounter, was the 29-year-old’s seventh goal for the club.

Kayserispor would cancel out Orgill’s strike all the way in the 90th minute. Orgill joined Ankaraguchu in January from Austrian club Wolfsburger for €1 million.

He also scored two goals for Jamaica at the CONCACAF Gold Cup earlier this summer.

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