Enyimba midfielder Cyril Olisema says his winner in opposition to Orlando Pirates of their CAF Confederation Cup ultimate group recreation on the Enyimba Worldwide Stadium, Aba is one of the best aim of his profession.
The aim, a ninety fifth minute strike from an Anayo Iwuala cross, despatched the few followers on the stadium into wild jubilations because it sealed their qualification to the quarter-finals of the competitors forward of Algeria’s ES Setif and Libya’s Al Ahly Benghazi, who completed third and fourth respectively.
Olisema was proven a yellow card for taking off his jersey in celebration, however the former Akwa United man says he may barely suppose after grabbing the winner.
“It’s undoubtedly one of the best aim of my profession,” Olisema advised The PUNCH.
“The entire nation was wanting ahead to Enyimba to supply magic and preserve the continental flag flying and the aim got here on the time it did. It’s the greatest aim I’ve ever scored.
“The sport was performed at such a late time (10pm). I’ve by no means seen or heard of any recreation within the nation that was performed at the moment. Nigerians stayed as much as watch us, they prayed for us and scoring at the moment makes it extra memorable for me, the followers and the entire nation.
“I’m excited in regards to the aim as a result of it offers us one other combating alternative within the competitors. I believe grace discovered me in that match. We began combating for that aim from the beginning of the sport. The workforce labored so exhausting and we have been affected person earlier than the aim got here.
“It is usually a testomony to the truth that being affected person, not giving up and taking part in to instruction brings outcomes,” Olisema added.
The Folks’s Elephant struggled in entrance of aim regardless of their dominance. That they had a complete of 21 pictures, with 5 heading in the right direction.
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