AFCON 2021: ‘Scoring First Super Eagles Goal Special Moment For Me And My Family’  -Sadiq 

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Umar Sadiq has described scoring his first goal for the Super Eagles as a special moment for him and his family.

Sadiq opened his goals account for the Eagles when he scored in the 2-0 win against Guinea-Bissau on Wednesday in Garoua.

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The Almeria striker had come under heavy criticism following underwhelming displays in his first two games at the AFCON 2021.

But he answered his critics after slotting home a superb pass from Kelechi Iheanacho to put the 1-0 ahead.

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The win saw the Austine Eguavoen-led side record their third win in Group D.

And speaking on NFF TV, Sadiq said:”It’s not easy game, every game in this tournament is a hard game they (Guinea-Bissau) came out to give everything. For me it’s a special moment for me and my family and thank you for supporting us.”

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Sadiq explained that he was always calm and knew he would eventually score once he gets the opportunity.

“I’m calm always whenever I play and if I have one chance and don’t take it I know another…



Source: Complete Sports