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Stanley Okoro glad to score maiden goal for Abia Warriors

25 April 2016, 22:00Israel Ojoko

Umuahia - Former Nigeria U-17 star Stanley Okoro says he is happy to score his first league goal for Umuahia based Abia Warriors FC after joining them this season.

Okoro, who is nicknamed “Little Messi” by his fans because of his immense football skills, opened his account for the Warriors in the 65th minute when he fired home from outside the box in Abia Warriors’ 3-1 home win over MFM of Lagos at the weekend, a goal, he said made his day.

Also read: I’ll help Abia Warriors win league – Stanley Okoro

“I am very happy to score my first league goal for my new team. I have been working hard here to fit into the team and I am excited at the results we have achieved so far. Our ambition here is to win the league or at least pick a continental ticket at the end of the season and by the Grace of God, we will achieve it,” the former Almeria of Spain left-footed player said.

He commended the spirit in the team, insisting that determination and hardwork has remained their watch word while the coaches have been united.

The Edo State born former Heartland FC of Owerri hitman promised to always do his best whenever selected for any match.

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