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.
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“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.