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BY SAMSON MBII,13TH JAN 2018-Kenyan soccer star Michael Olunga is the first ever Girona FC to have scored a hat-trick in LaLiga as he led his team to a 6-0 whitewash of Las Palmas in a game week 19 league clash at the Municipal de Montilivi stadium on Saturday 13 January, 2018.
Olunga came in the field at the begining of the second half for Christian Ricardo Stuani, the scorer of the opening goal in the 25th minute that separated both teams at half time opening his scoring account in Laliga in just three minutes to the hour mark and registered his first brace 13 minutes later, a goal that came six minutes after the third of the day by Borja Garcia.
Nine minutes on he curved his name in Girona’s history books with his hat trick that came five minutes after he had had turned provider to Portu who secured the fourth goal of the game.
The latest win ended Girona’s two game losing streak, the three points ascending the side upward to ninth with 26 points, 15 clear of Las Palmas who continue to hold on to the league’s wooden spoon at 20th spot with a paltry 11 points.His heroic style has elicited excitement across the country and in spain at large with many football fans commending Oluga.