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Gatlin O’Donkor scores sixth goal for Barnet in Oxford City win

Byoxfordnewspaper

Apr 2, 2024

GATLIN O’Donkor netted his sixth goal for Barnet as his loan side cruised to a 3-1 win at home against Oxford City.

The Oxford United striker joined the Bees on loan at the beginning of February, and has now struck half a dozen goals in 12 appearances for the Vanarama National League high-flyers.

O’Donkor opened the scoring just before half-time against the Hoops, who he played for on loan in the second half of the 2021/22 campaign.

The 19-year-old handed Barnet the lead when he scored one-on-one with Tom Watson, after taking down a ball played over the top.

Nicke Kabamba then scored twice in the closing stages for Barnet, before Bristol Rovers loanee Harvey Greenslade netted a late consolation for the Hoops.

City, already relegated during their first season in the National League, will now officially finish bottom of the table as they cannot catch any of the sides above them.

Banbury United were beaten 3-1 at National League North basement side Bishop’s Stortford, to extend their losing streak to 10 matches.

Manny Maja was sent off for the Puritans after 34 minutes, before Tosin Olufemi gave the hosts the lead six minutes later.

Tai Fleming pulled the Puritans level, but Codey Cosgrave and Darren Foxley piled more misery on Kevin Wilson’s side, who are third from bottom and 10 points shy of safety.