Russian-based attacker Sylvanus Nimely scored a goal to help his team win a point away from home.
Liberia international forward Sylvanus Nimely saved his Russian First Division side Spartak Moscow II despite ending the match against Olyimpiyets with 10 players after Russian midfielder Zalimkhan Bakaev was given a red card in the 20th minute.
It was a joyful weekend for the former Monrovia Club Breweries youngster, Sylvanus Nimely, who scored his third league goal of the 2016-17 Russian National Football League for Spartak Moscow II.
Five years after Liberians last saw one of their own play in the UEFA Champions League, Sylvanus Nimely may get to play in the 2017-18 competition as part of Spartak Moscow’s squad.
Just less than a year after moving to the Russian capital from Czech Republic first division club MFK Kravina, the 18-year-old forward has already laid his hands on his first piece of silver wear at the club.
Ahead of the 2017-18 Russian Premier League football season, highly rated Liberian international Sylvanus Nimely has been named in Spartak Moscow’s 24-man squad for their preseason camp in Austria.
After two league games with a draw and a defeat, Sylvanus Nimely finally celebrated his first three points with his club in a difficult away match against another top side, Zenit Saint Petersburg over the weekend.
Less than a month after making his official league debut for Spartak Moscow II in the second tier of Russian football, the captain of the Liberia National Under-20 football team, Sylvanus Nimely, has made his debut with Spartak Moscow, the senior side of Spartak Moscow II.