MFM kid hero excited by crucial pro goal

By TUNDE SHAMSUDEEN

Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries Football Club teenage sensation, Adebayo Waheed has said he is excited with his first goal in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), promising  to do more for his team, reports Sportstalkafrica.com.

MFM FC defeated Kano Pillars 1-0 in Sunday’s NPFL match  day five clash at the Soccer Temple, Agege Stadium, courtesy of a 65th minute brilliant header from the young striker who came in as a substitute for Adegboyega Adekunle in the 60th minute of the tension soaked match.

Adebayo insists he will always work hard to improve his form in front of goal for MFM and he hopes to continue to develop his game under coach Fidelis Ilechukwu.
The teenager earned plenty of admirers on Sunday with his lone strike that gave the Olukoya Boys the maximum points against the Sai Masu Gida.

The excited 18-year-old attacker says that he has been working hard on his finishing in training, and appreciate God for his first appearance in the Nigerian top flight, and MFM FC coaching crew led by Fidelis Ilechukwu.

“I want to thank God for giving me this opportunity and secondly I want to thank the coaches and my teammates for giving me the opportunity to be in the team and to play for the team.

“I’m so excited to score the goal, I want to do more and I promise I will do my best for the team and help the team meet its target for the season as I continue to better my football career,” the Ilorin- born player said.

The Olukoya Boys occupy second spot on the NPFL table with 10 points from five league matches.
MFM will be guests to Sunshine Stars of Akure on Sunday for Matchday 6 clash tagged the ‘Southwest


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