Lagos - Newly crowned record top scorer Mfon Udoh has
admitted that he would have preferred winning the league title over the
The Enyimba striker netted 21 goals and thereby rewrote the
Nigeria Premier League history books, after passing former Warri Wolves
marksman Jude Aneke's 20 goals scored in the 2011 campaign.
The People's Elephant were in the running for the league
championship, but their 1-1 draw against Dolphins on Sunday saw them fall
Udoh confessed that he would have liked to dethrone Kano
Pillars, who won their third straight title after they beat Nembe City to go
four points clear off Enyimba with one match left to play.
"I wanted to win the league because that would have
been a big achievement for me and my club," the marksman told SL10.
"I would have preferred to win the league title ahead
of being top scorer but God knows best. He knows why it has ended like this and
we have to give glory to him all the same.
"I still have to thank God to have scored 21 goals and
break Jude Aneke's record, it means a lot to me. Of course I would have loved
the league title."But I'm also proud to have scored this
much for my club and I can only thank God and my teammates for this
opportunity, I'm really grateful," he added.
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