Taiwo Awoniyi Vows to Make Nigeria Proud in The Premier League

Osaretin Balogban

Nigerian football player, Taiwo Awoniyi believes he can make his country and family proud after scoring his first ever goal for the newly promoted English Club, Nottingham Forest.

Taiwo said he believes he can keep performing on the top flight as he acknowledges how popular the premier league is.

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“I know how much Nigerians love the English Premier League, I know how much they watch the game.”

“For me being here, being a player of Nottingham Forest, and also coming from Nigeria, I just want to make myself and my country proud. I believe it, it all boils down to what I do here so if everything goes well I believe a lot of Nigerians will be following.”

“Of course, I know all my family and my friends are looking forward to it as well,” Awoniyi said.

The 25-year-old signed for Nottingham Forest from Union Berlin for a record transfer fee of £17.5million before Morgan Gibbs-White’s £42.5m arrival and he later scored the winning goal against West Ham in game week two of the Premier League.

Source: The Nation

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