Reggae Boy Shamar Nicholson lifts Russia Cup with Spartak Moscow

By May 29, 2022

Jamaica striker Shamar Nicholson and Spartak Moscow lifted the 2022 Russia Cup on Sunday following a 2-1 victory over Dynamo Moscow.

Aleksandr Sobolev opened the scoring when he put Spartak ahead in the 10th minute, a lead they held until Arsen Zakharyen pulled Dynamo level in the 55th minute. The sides remained deadlocked until Dutch player Quincy Promes scored the winner in the 72nd minute.

Nicholson played his part in the victory when he replaced Mikhail Ignatov in the 66th minute as Spartak got their fifth hold on the Russia Cup.

The 25-year-old Nicholson signed with Spartak Moscow in December 2021 on a four-and-a-half year contract from Belgian outfit Charleroi. He made 76 appearances for Charleroi scoring 30 goals.

After a self-imposed break from Jamaica's national senior team, Nicholson was recalled to the Reggae Boyz squad for upcoming Nations League matches against Suriname on June 4 and 7 and Mexico on June 14.

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