African Cup

NIGERIA: Emenike hungry for more success

Super eagles player Emmanuel EmenikeAFCON Goal King Emmanuel Emenike has revealed he hopes to achieve more after his goals crowned Nigeria champions for a third time.

The 25-year-old Spartak Moscow hitman, who scored a total of four goals with three assists to emerge the hotshot at the continental showpiece event, said he is very excited to have won his first winners’ medal on his debut appearance.

“I am very proud to be an Africa champion. This means a lot to me and it has boosted my career. It gives me more confidence that I can achieve more with Nigeria,” he told

“I am happy with my achievement and that of the team as a whole. I never thought of becoming the top scorer, my aim was to help my team win the trophy by doing my best and contributing to the team’s success, but I never knew God had his own plans for me.

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