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[VIDEO] Joel Obi on song, scores again in Torino’s draw with Huddersfield

Super Eagles midfielder Joel Obi has scored yet another pre-season goal for Torino in their 2-2 draw with newly promoted Premier League club Huddersfield Town on Friday in Austria.

Torino were 1-0 ahead in the 23rd minute through Simone Edera. Huddersfield levelled scores 12 minutes later through Elias Kachunga.

In the 53rd minute, Nigerian midfielder Joel Obi’s header put the Bull ahead for the second time in the game.

Steve Mounie made it 2-2 in the 58th minute as he nodded in a long cross past the Serie A side goalkeeper.

Torino will play another pre-season friendly against Bundesliga club Freiburg on Sunday.

The 26-year-old made his international debut for Nigeria on 9 February 2011 in a friendly game against Sierra Leone in Lagos.

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