Scorer of the lone goal that gave Nigeria victory over Senegal in Sunday’s finals of the Africa Youth Championship, Bernard Bulbwa has said he did not score the goal accidentally. The diminutive forward whose goal the match commentator described as something from another planet said he scored his goal consciously. He said although he had scored even more spectacular goals in the past, the one against Senegal is attracting so many comments because it was in cup finals. Bulbwa said he liked doing extra ordinary things on the field of play so he is used to scoring such wonderful goals. The Flying Eagles star also said even as he did not score in the previous matches, he was confident he would score before the end of the championship. He said “I thank God for the goal that everybody is talking about. I dedicate it to God almighty for giving me the ability to do it. “In trainings and friendly matches, I scored great goals because I am never afraid to experiment. I like to score extra-ordinary goals”. Bulbwa said the match was a difficult one for them because there is no final match that comes easy. “Honestly, as everybody could see, the victory did not come on a platter of gold for us. We had to dig deep to win. “There is no cup final that is easy to play. Our opponents were all over us because they wanted to avoid a second defeat before their teeming fans,” he said.
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