Monaco 2-2 Nimes: Onyekuru excited with assist

Monaco 2-2 Nimes: Onyekuru excited with assist

Nigerian winger Henry Onyekuru is excited to provide the an assist in Monaco's 2-2 draw with Nimes in the French Ligue 1 on Sunday.

Islam Slimani scored the opener in the 39th minute through an Onyekuru assist before Monaco went two goals ahead from Wissam Ben Yedder's 45th minute strike.

But after Jemerson was shown a red card ten minutes into the restart, Nimes bounced back when Romain Philippoteaux reduced the deficit before Kevin Denkey drew level in the 82nd minute.

Onyekuru took to twitter to express his his happiness as Monaco secured their first point in three matches.

"Happy to contribute to our first point of the season. Allez 🔴⚪