Twenty-one-year-old Lagos-based totally MFM Midfielder, Sikiru Olatunbosun, says that he dreams playing for Manchester United FC of England within the nearest future.
The extremely unswerving winger stated, on Tuesday, in Lagos, that Manchester United was once his dream membership as a result of high quality of gamers it possessed.
“i like Manchester United and they’re my favourites. i have had offers from different leagues and i will be able to play anywhere.
“I additionally love German Bundesliga, Italian Serie A and Spain’s La liga. I don’t mind taking part in for any of those clubs.
“For now, i need to concentrate on my taking part in career with MFM and help them win the league which i know is conceivable with the quality of players we’ve got,’’ said the CNN intention of the Week Award winner for fit Day 10.
Olatunbosun, who acquired in March, began his taking part in occupation with MFM on their debut within the 2016/2017 Nigeria professional soccer League (NPFL) has been in sparkling form due to the fact he broke into the first staff.
He scored a brace in opposition to Akwa-United FC in August final season to mark his twenty first yr birthday and finished the season with seven goals.
Olatunbosun was additionally part of the chosen NPFL All-famous person team that went on a playing tour of Spain ultimate season.
For the current season, Olatunbosun opened his purpose account for MFM on the match Day I fixture towards Niger Tornadoes of Minna. The team eventually won the game 3-0.
talking after the outlet in shape, assured Olatunbosun mentioned that he hoped to scoop the season’s prime scorer award.
“i am hoping to win the highest scorer’s award to raised my efficiency final yr. This year, we need to play in the continent,’’ he said confidently.
Matching his words with action, Olatunbosun hugged the headlines with his marvel intention during the healthy Day 10 come upon against the NPFL defending champions, Rangers world Fc of Enugu.
The wonderful 31st minute intention in the 2-1 win towards Rangers drew global consideration and likewise received him many accolades, together with the most coveted CNN intention of the week.
an excellent Olatubosun acquired a cross from Stephen Odey, managed the move along with his left leg, and made a brilliant flip to volley the ball beyond the reach of hapless Rangers’ Ghanaian goalkeeper, Nana Bonsu.
In popularity of his ingenuity, CNN awarded him the goal of the week thereby turning into the first NPFL player ever to win the award.
To win the award, Olatunbosun garnered astounding eighty two per cent of the 6,647 total votes forged to beat the likes of Raja Nainggolan of Roma in Italian Serie A.
different contenders embody Youri Tielemans of Anderlecht in Belgium and Joey Jones of Woking FC of England.
Commenting on the award, an elated Olatunbosun devoted the award to the proprietor of the membership and the general Overseer of Mountain of fireplace Ministry (MFM), Dr Daniel Kolawole Olukoya.
“I commit this award to the final Overseer of the church for the chance to be a part of the MFM team.
“I additionally want to supply thanks to God for the award; my coaches, teammates, officers, the director of the group and to all my enthusiasts in all places the arena who voted for me,’’ he said.
On MFM possibilities of winning the league, Olatunbosun minced no phrases in confirming their probabilities of winning the NPFL.
“we are able to win the league as a result of we’re ripe enough. now we have confronted difficult oppositions within the league without defeat, so we’re in a position to winning it.
“The crop of avid gamers in MFM now are expertise sufficient to make something out of the league and if we are unable to win the league, i think top three finish is inside the reach.
“enjoying in the continent can’t be an issue though golf equipment from Nigeria will not be doing neatly for now, however that does not imply we can’t make our mark in the continent.
“we would have liked an opportunity to prove what we will do within the continent and i’m hoping we will function higher,’’ he mentioned.
MFM now tops the NPFL table with 33 factors from 18 fits; they recorded 10 wins, three draws and lost 5 of their matches. (NAN)