Saturday, December 3

Enner Valencia nets first goal of FIFA World Cup 2022

By a Staff Reporter

Agency – It took Ecuador skipper Enner Valencia 16 minutes to be named the first player to score a goal in FIFA World Cup 2022.

Ecuador earned a spot kick as Al Sheeb brought Valencia down. Ecuador’s all-time top goal scorer, Valencia then made no mistake from the spot kick.

Earlier, Valencia headed the ball into the back of the net following a terrible mistake by Qatar’s custodian Al Sheeb, failing to punch a simple cross in the 3rd minute of the match. However, the goal was disallowed for offside by the match referee Daniele Orsato.

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