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Debut goal delights Sunshine Stars midfielder

02 July 2015, 13:45

Lagos - Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) club, Sunshine Stars have maintained their top spot on the log after a convincing 3-1 victory over Akwa United in a week 15 tie at the Akure Township Stadium on Wednesday.

The Owena Waves midfielder, Adedipe Kehinde got his first goal for Sunshine Stars in a competitive match and the very creative and intelligent player who grew up in Akure to see his dream of wearing the Orange shirt of Sunshine Stars come true spoke to News24 after the match.

Also read: New Sunshine Stars signing Ogene disappointed with debut loss

"I feel so great and excited to have scored my first goal on Wednesday and I'm dedicating it to God, my team mates, my family and my fans all over the world,” an excited Adedipe said.

"I made my debut for Sunshine Stars in a State FA Cup match against Desire FC, I came on as a second half substitute in March 2015 but I made my Premier League debut in Kano against El-kanemi Warriors where we narrowly lost by a lone goal,” Adedipe explained.

The former ball boy at the Akure Township Stadium who saw Sunshine Stars play as a young boy however told News24 confidently that Sunshine Stars will lift the trophy this season.

"We are going to lift the League trophy this season and compete on the continent come next season. Our current form is not a fluke, we worked hard for it after all prayer pays. The team spirit is always high and that makes me feel so confident that we shall be crowned League champions this season by God’s grace,” Adedipe told News24.

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