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I feel thrilled scoring my first ever NPFL goal – Akanni

Remo Stars forward, Akanni Qudus has said he is excited to have scored his first league goal of the 2021/22 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) game against Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministry at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena on Friday.

Qudus was more excited because the goal was also his debut goal in the premier league.

The match which marked the opener for the 2021/2022 League season saw the Sky-Blue Stars score twice in the second 45 minutes of the game after a very competitive start.

Akanni Qudus put the Sky-Blue Stars ahead in the fifty-fifth minute after he connected well to Ifeanyi Ojukwu’s pass, he took with precision and it ball went into the back of the net.

Speaking with RSFC Media, Akanni Qudus says it felt so good because that was his first game in the league.

“I feel excited to have scored my first goal in the NPFL because it wasn’t easy to have won the heart of the head coach in previous preseason games.”

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“I give God Almighty the glory, I will continue to work hard and ensure I don’t have a drop in form this season but I want to give my best and also help them with our set target this season.”

“We will return home, prepare for out next couple of games if we want to stay in the NPFL the season, if won’t be easy, but we will try our best in all games.” Akanni Qudus said.

Osayi Kingdom continued to put the host in the game until the final minutes after Dayo Ojo got the ball, he dribbled past his marker on the edge of the box to send in a cross and finally Andy Okpe taps in to make it two for the Sky Blue Stars.

Next for the Sky Blue Stars is a home game against Heartland Football Club at the Remo Stars Stadium in Ikenne-Remo, Ogun State.

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