Sierra Leone international Daniel Kanu was in fine form for Charlton Athletic in their match against Port Vale on Saturday 6th January 2024, but his efforts were not enough to prevent the Addicks from conceding a 3-3 draw.
Kanu, a pacey and direct winger, was a constant threat to the Port Vale defense, tormenting them with overlapping runs and dangerous crosses. However, the Valiants were able to withstand the pressure and take the lead through goals from Eoghan O'Connell and Conor Washington.
The Addicks equalized before half-time, but Port Vale restored their lead in the 75th minute with a stunning long-range strike. Charlton refused to give up, however, and earned a late equalizer through substitute Chuks Aneke.
The draw leaves both sides with mixed feelings. Charlton will be disappointed to have conceded three goals away, but they can take heart from their resilience. Kanu, for his part, will be pleased to have scored his first goal of the season and will be looking to build on his performance in the coming weeks.