“I just need to keep working hard, I am sure the goals will come”- Dayo Agbolade, Osun United Striker

Osun United’s young striker, Dayo Agbolade, may not have found the back of the net in the first two matches of the 2023/2024 Nigerian National League (NNL) season, but he remains unwaveringly confident that the goals will come. In an exclusive interview with Futball Naija, the 20-year-old expressed his faith in divine timing and his determination to convert the chances he gets on the field.

Dayo Agbolade Osun United Striker
Dayo Agbolade, Osun United Striker.

Despite the absence of goals in the early matches, Agbolade have continued to show his skill and tenacity, and this was evident in the encounter between Osun United against Warri Wolves FC at the Osogbo Township Stadium. Constantly posing a threat to the opposition’s defenders, he came agonizingly close on multiple occasions in a game that unfolded at an intense pace.

Dayo Agbolade Osun United Striker

Reflecting on the match, Agbolade commented, “It was a fine game against Warri Wolves. Only God decides the game. I try to play well for the team and play well every game. Sometimes the ball does not go in as it did today off the post and the few chances I had. It is part of the game; I just need to keep working hard, keep my head down, and I am sure the goals will come.”

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Remaining optimistic about Osun United’s promotion ambitions in the NNL, Agbolade emphasized the team’s potential to maintain a winning streak after defeating Tradesafe FC of Lagos and Warri Wolves FC in Matchday 1 and Matchday 2, respectively.

At just 20 years old, Agbolade Oladayo is already gaining recognition as a promising talent in Nigerian football. His consistent goal-scoring ability and agility on the field have positioned him as one to watch in the Nigeria National League.

As Osun United prepares to face Gateway FC in the upcoming Matchday 3 encounter at the Osogbo Township Stadium on December 6, 2023, the young and aggressive striker is eager to make his mark on the scoresheet. The future looks bright for Dayo Agbolade, and Osun United fans have every reason to be optimistic about their team’s prospects in the new NNL season.