Odong Revels in K-Sharks Massive Win

Former SC Victoria University striker Mathew Odong has expressed delight for starting the Kenyan Second division season with a brace for his club Kariobangi Sharks over the weekend in a 3-0 win over Ministry of Sports, medications Culture and Arts (MOSCA) FC in a league opener on Saturday.

“I am happy to have scored twice in the first match of the season. It gives me confidence going into the next matches. I have my personal targets which I have to meet as a striker. So far so good at Sharks, more about last season when I joined in the second leg, visit this I was on most occasions adapting to their style of play but I now feel I have adapted well and good to go,” Odong who joined Sharks from Tusker FC told Chimp Sport in an interview from his base in Nairobi.

The striker was fouled twice just outside the box and took responsibilities putting both strikes beyond the keeper’s reach with beautiful free kicks.

“I love scoring from set pieces and I told the coach in training that I will score if let to take the free kicks and did it in training. During the game, all time two goals came from the set pieces and I am sure he will now have that confidence in me,” he added.

Coach Michael Amenga praises
His coach Michael Amenga was not short of praises for the youngster, “Matthew is on point. He is a top striker, very hardworking and a beauty to field because he will never let the team down. He has improved and doing well. With time he will score many goals.”

Kariobangi Sharks is a team featuring in the FKF National Super League which is Kenya’s second tier league. The top two teams in the division qualify direct to the Kenya premier league.



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