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Agbo Starts Liege Career With Victory

Written By: SD Reporter


Summer signing at Standard Liege of Belgium, Uche Agbo has stated delight with his ability to star in his new side’s first match of the season, and come out of it with victory.

Speaking after Standard beat Genk 2-1 on Friday, with Agbo on for the first 46 minutes before he was replaced later on, the former Granada of Spain and Watford of England rising star said it was a satisfactory outing for him.

Agbo further said he hopes to lead the Liege-based outfit to finish in the top-four in Belgium this season and return to La Liga after his new club recorded their first win of the season.

“I have a personal target for Standard to finish in the top four of the Belgian league and if possible move back to the Spanish league or to the Premier League in England,” the former Granada CF star told SCORENigeria

“I am gradually settling down here in Belgium as a professional. I just have to do because this is my job, and mobility of labour is part of the job of a professional player which I am not an exemption.”

The midfielder, who recently moved to Belgium from his parent club Watford in the Premier League,He also told SCORENigeria said they were up against a good Genk side and it was very satisfying to win in front of the home fans.

“We played against a very good side, who can use the ball very well and we were able to curtail them and got the needed first three points of the season,” he said.

“I am glad that we have four points from two games played so far in the Belgian league, we have drawn one match and won the second one. And, we are gradually understanding each other as a team.”

Agbo dedicated the win to his younger brother, who he rates as a better player than he, saying: “For my first win in Belgian league, I dedicated the victory to my younger brother, who is great player who people need to watch out for. He plays in the same position like me.”

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