In-form Nigerian striker Gift Orban has set social media alight following his three-minute hattrick for Gent against Istanbul Basakshehir in the UEFA Conference League on Wednesday.
The 20-year-old Orban has been a revelation ever since joining Gent from Norwegian side Staebek in the January transfer window.
Orban won the Player of the Month and Goal of the Month for Gent in February.
The three-minute hat-trick comes on the heels of Orban’s four goals in a single match for Gent in the Belgian Pro League
@PoojaMedia Gift Orban just scored a hattrick in 34 minutes for Gent in the Europa Conference League. Remember he scored 4 goals in the league over the weekend. This is Super Eagles’ call-up form. Wow
@stovemachala This kid Gift Orban is on FIRE for Gent
@FisayoDairo Gift Orban with a hattrick in four minutes against Istanbul Basaksehir in the Europa League. Must be a tournament record, isn’t it?
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Gift Orban scored a hat trick in three minutes? Mad! Real time, urban good madness! pic.twitter.com/h8qWxkOMqc
— Rilwan Balogun (@Real1_balogun) March 15, 2023
@AndrewMaclean_ Gent’s Gift Orban must have one of the best starts to a professional football career ever? The 20-year-old Nigerian has 31 goals in his first 33 senior appearances – averaging a goal every 80 minutes (with 45 minutes left to play today against Istanbul Basaksehir). Crazy.
@RyanTaylorSport Gift Orban, Victor Boniface & Tolu Arokodare. Remember these names. Making waves in Belgium & on European stage. Throw in Victor Osimhen & Terem Moffi – future looks very bright for Nigeria. Quickly approaching a golden generation for the Super Eagles.
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@jeremy_liit Gift Orban hattrick in 3 minutes. The only one among this group of Nigerian strikers who can trouble Osimhen if i’m being honest Incredible skillset
3 Goals in 3 minutes.
3 mins hatrick
Nigerian ballers are cooking well this season.
Fufu at work 🔥🔥 pic.twitter.com/bMlf4aOumC
— Melvis 🚀 (@CourageMelvis) March 15, 2023
@RebelChuck Gift Orban scored 4 on Sunday, Today he has already scored a first half hattrick. Nigeria’s own Erling Haaland
@_Tomiwa17_ Gift orban to score is a sure thing bro . Had to stream Gent’s match because of him. Now a gent and a Genk supporter anyways
@AyodejiX2 This Gift Orban guy is some cheat code for Gent. He’s going to the very top.
Gift Orban scores a hat-trick within THREE minutes in the #UECL 😳
HE’S HIM! pic.twitter.com/gFsSrg5d9W
— Soar Super Eagles (@SSE_NGA) March 15, 2023