NPL Star of the Week: Tony Okpotu
Okpotu vs Okwuosa on Wednesday
He was picked ahead of Nasiru Ali and Gift Atulewa, who both shone for Kano Pillars and Warri Wolves respectively.
The Flying Eagles striker told MTNFootball.com he is looking forward to help Lobi Stars clinch the league and cup double this season.
“We are doing well and now my target is to win double, the league and Federation Cup, this season,” he declared.
The 18-year-old forward also revealed his admiration for Cameroon star striker Samuel Eto’o Fils.
“I love a lot of good strikers like Didier Drogba, Yakubu Aiyegbeni, (Zlatan) Ibrahimovic, but I want to be like Eto’o. He is a complete striker who can play at any position up front,” Okpotu told MTNFootball.com
His other dream is to feature for the mighty Manchester United.
Date of birth: March 3, 1994
Previous club: Lobi Stars feeder team
Role model: Samuel Eto’o
Goal scoring record: 5 league goals last season with Lobi stars, he has scored 8 in the league this season with 4 in Federation Cup.