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Hero Bulbwa hails Flying Eagles

23 March 2015, 13:18

Dakar - The hero of the 2015 African Under-20 Championship, Bernard Bulbwa, who scored Nigeria’s goal in final against Senegal, tells superport.com that the Flying Eagles played according to instructions and were selfless in their roles on the field.

It took just 17 minutes from kickoff for the 19-year-old midfielder of Shuttle Sports Academy in Nigeria to break the stalemate and put his side ahead 1-0.

His long-range effort was another breathtaking goal of the tournament, although Senegal coach Joseph Koto believes Bulbwa was only lucky to find the back net.

Also read: Senegal claims to know Flying Eagles weakness

“He wasn’t that close. He attempted something and it entered. He was only just lucky and we weren’t,” Koto had said in his post-match press conference.

However, Bulbwa refutes such assumption insisting he worked hard for the winner that handed Nigeria their seventh record title in the competition.

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