Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.


Goal delights Wikki striker Obaje

20 June 2015, 21:14

Abuja - Wikki Tourists' young striker Godwin Obaje said he’s happy to have scored in their 2-1 League win over FC Taraba on Thursday.

The win elevated the Bauchi-based side to position four on the Nigeria Professional Football League log standings with 21 points from 12 matches.

The former FRSC and Mighty Jets hit man said he’d like to continue banging them in for his side and ensure they keep their good run in the league intact.

“I’m happy to have scored once again and helped my team to get the three points,” Obaje told News24.

“It was great to score when a team is doing well, I think it brings back the pride in our supporters, the coaches, the players and the management.

“As a striker, scoring leaves a great feeling and I hope to add more goals next to my name obviously.”

The younger brother to ex-Ajax Cape Town winger, Joshua Obaje added that they’re looking forward to their match against Sharks next Sunday.

Also read: Liverpool sign Charlton defender

“Yes the focus for us is now on the match-day 13 fixture against Sharks and its set to be a tough one for us I must say,” Obaje added.

“We’re motivated after the win against Taraba and we hope to keep our good run of form.

“I will keep scoring to help my team and I’m grateful for the chances they create for us as strikers.

“I will just work hard and who knows, maybe I can end up challenging for the top scorer’s award.”

Obaje, is a powerful and energetic striker, who likes to torment opposing defenders with his strength. He has the knack for scoring breath-taking goals.

He has netted three league goals in the on-going NPFL campaign.

- News24


Read News24’s Comments Policy

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Read more from our Users

Nigeria @ 56: Words to my green f...

A leader’s job is not to dictate, but rather to be respected, admired and be a trustee, of the land we love, with so much potential, a land which should be freer than free. Its still a long way to fufilling our destiny! Read more...

Submitted by
Isaac Asabor263
Recession: An opportunity for Nig...

The recession should be seen as an opportunity for the country’s promotion as long as we all collectively conduct ourselves in a patriotic manner, writes Isaac Asabor.  Read more...

Submitted by
Black and White

We want to imitate the whites in everything because we are ignorant of our inherent originality and content. We spend all our Naira to acquire his inventions because we so oblivious of our natural endowments that we allow him have it for free. Read more...

Submitted by
Nate Nat
Adamawa State University Mubi: A ...

ADSU integrity forum has accused the Sunday Joshua Wugira, a lawyer, of adopting unorthodox tactics by abusing his privilege by attacking the integrity of ADSU Vice Chancellor Dr. Moses Zira Zaruwa, writes a News24 reader. Read more...

Submitted by
Abdulsalam Jubril
My Country Nigeria (Part One)

Poetry by Abdulsalam Jubril.

Submitted by
Abdulsalam Jubril
Recession, dearth in leadership a...

Every leader has the opportunity to become great and making himself immortal in the lives and hearts of people for generations to come. Will Mr. President seize this opportunity?, questions Abdulsalam Jubril. Read more...