It has only been two games in, but Victor Boniface, the former Union Saint-Gilloise sensation, has wasted no time announcing his arrival at Bayer Leverkusen.
The Nigerian striker’s early performances have not only impressed his new coach, Xabi Alonso but have also sent a clear message to Bundesliga fans – the youngster is here to make an impact.
Last weekend, Boniface showcased his versatility by contributing to Bayer Leverkusen’s thrilling 3-2 victory over Leipzig.
However, it was this Saturday’s encounter against Borussia Monchengladbach where he truly left an indelible mark on the Bundesliga landscape.
In the encounter against Monchengladbach, Boniface displayed remarkable anticipation and poise.
His maiden Bundesliga goal came as he perfectly timed his run to capitalize on Grimaldo’s header, opening the scoring for Leverkusen just after the quarter-hour mark. But he was far from being done.
With precision, doggedness, and composure, Boniface outmaneuvered past his marker to deliver the final blow, making it 3-0 in Leverkusen’s favour early in the second half.
His brace not only secured a convincing win for Bayer Leverkusen but also signified a sensational beginning to his Bundesliga journey.
Under the guidance of Xabi Alonso, Bayer Leverkusen seems to be shaping up well for the season ahead.
Boniface’s seamless integration into the team is evident, and his performances have already won over his coach and the club’s supporters.
In a league known for its fierce competition, Boniface’s rapid adaptation and impact on the field have ignited hopes for a promising campaign ahead.