2016-17 NPFL top scorer Okpotu vows to fire Nigeria to WAFU Cup glory
Lobi Stars striker Anthony Okpotu has vouched to help the Super Eagles win the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations title in Ghana.
Okpotu, who was the 2016-17 top scorer in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) with 19 goals having scored one more than MFM FC striker Stephen Odey who was on 18 goals before his move abroad.
However, the marksman says he’s not targeting the Cup of Nations Golden Boot award as his top priority is to help the Super Eagles win the tournament.
“I am not targeting the highest goal scorer in the WAFU tournament,” Okpotu said.
“I would prefer the team won the cup than for me to be the highest goal scorer.
“But if along the line the opportunity comes for me to be top scorer, I will grab it and make it a double – the cup and the award.”