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    Nottingham Forest 1-0 West Ham: Awoniyi inspires Premier League new boys’ first victory

    Super Eagles forward, Taiwo Awoniyi handed newly promoted Nottingham Forest their first victory in the Premier League this season.

    The striker scored the only goal in the tricky trees’ 1-0 home win over West Ham United at City Ground, on Sunday. He scored a brilliant goal in the added minutes of the first-half to give forest their first Premier League victory in 23 years.

    Goalkeeper, Dean Henderson sealed the club’s victory after saving Declan Rice’s penalty kick in the 64th minute.

    Taiwo Awoniyi becomes the 37th Nigerian to score in the English Premier League.

    He joined Nottingham Forest for a club-record £17.5m buy from German outfit, Union Berlin this summer.

    His compatriot, Emmanuel Dennis who also joined the club recently from relegated Watford is yet to feature for Forest.

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