Rivers United forward, Emeka Ogbugh has said he is delighted to open his new season campaign for Rivers United with a goal and he instantly dedicated it to God during Sundayâ€™s NPFL Match day 9 clash against Niger Tornadoes in Port Harcourt.
Ogbugh made his season debut for Rivers United Sunday against Niger Tornadoes after helping the home-based Super Eagles reach in final of the recently concluded CHAN in Morocco.
He scored on the dot of 28 minutes, firing home a free kick from outside the area.
The goal doubled the hone sideâ€™s advantage after Euro returnee, Osita Chikere had opened scoring on 16 minutes.
â€œIâ€™m delighted to score. I rejoined the team few days ago and scoring in this game makes me feel happy, more so when it helped us win the gameâ€, Ogbugh told Scorenigeria.com.ng
â€œI dedicate the goal to God.
â€œI must say, it is one of the tricks I took from the CHAN which I gained from coach Salisu Yusuf.
â€œI hope to keep working hard and see where we go from thereâ€.
Rivers United were immaculately impressive in the game, bossing their visitors all through the first half during which goals from Osita Chikere and Ogbugh separated the two sides.
Ochewechi Salefuâ€™s strike of extraordinary force and speed hit the head of a Niger Tornadoes defender with the incident highlighting the second period in which Tornadoes came back into life.