Scoring from a corner kick is no fluke – Mfon Udoh

Scoring from a corner kick is no fluke – Mfon Udoh

Akwa United striker, Mfon Udoh says his breathtaking goal against Adamawa United on matchday eight is not a fluke.


Udoh scored directly from a direct corner kick to help the Promise Keepers their first away victory of the season at the expense of Adamawa United at the Pantami Stadium in Gombe on Wednesday.


The striker, in an exclusive interview with the club’s media, hinted that he has been practicing the techniques in training sessions and wasn’t surprised the ball went in against


“The way I played that corner kick against Adamawa United was such that, I wrapped my leg around the ball and applied a lot of spin on the ball in such a way that it needed the slightest of touches to get into the net, and if nobody touches the ball, it would still get into the net or the goalkeeper would save it.” He said


“As a striker, I always try to play the ball into the back of the net from different positions in the field of play. I do a lot of those tricky skills in training and in match situations but I don’t always get it right, and that does not mean that I will stop trying out new skills.


Mfon Udoh, who holds the record as the only player in the history of NPFL to have scored 23 goals in a single season has scored two goals for Akwa United this season since rejoining the club from the American club, FC Tulsa.



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