Lobi Stars of Makurdi goalkeeper, Terka Melai has set a new record in the Nigerian League after he became the first shot-stopper to score six goals in a season, with all coming from the penalty spot.
Melai scored his sixth goal of the season in a 2-0 win over Rangers on Sunday in a Week 32 game to erase the previous record held by former Super Eagles shot-stopper, Dele Aiyenugba, who scored thrice from the penalty spot for Enyimba in the 2004/05 season
Melai scored his first goal in Week 3 in a 2-0 win over Gombe United. He then scored in 1-0 win over Kaduna United in Week 5 and he was also the match winner in a 1-0 win over Nembe City in a Week 7 game.
He was also on target in a Week 16 game, which Lobi won 2-0, before he again emerged match winner against Enyimba in Week 28.
Sharks goalkeeper Danladi Isah has scored four goals so far this season, with a brace in the week 9 2-0 win over El Kanemi Warriors becoming the first keeper to score a brace in the history of the Nigeria league.