Nigeria’s Melkam and Yakubu hailed in China

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Yakubu, Melkam score in China

Nigeria stars Yakubu Aiyegbeni and Gabriel Melkam were on song for their respective teams in China Super League game on Saturday.

Both Yakubu and Melkam scored as Qingdao Jonoon drew 1-1 with Guangzhou R&F.

Former Blackburn Rovers striker Yakubu put Guangzhou R&F in front in the 34th minute as they searched for their first point of the season.

However, ex-youth international Gabriel Melkam salvaged a point for his team Qingdao Jonoon in the 77th minute.

The result meant Yakubu?s Guangzhou got their first point of the season.

Yakubu has now scored three goals in four games, while this is Melkam’s first goal of the season.

Peter Ukaka, who scored a brace last weekend, failed to score as Dalian Aerbin beat Wuhan Zall 1-0 away from home courtesy Seydou Keita’s lone strike.

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