Hodd's Akeem Latifu Delighted With Brace

Published: April 24, 2013
Hodd's Akeem Latifu Delighted With BraceHodd right back Akeem Latifu is excited after scoring a brace in Wednesday's evening fixture against Ham Kam in the third round of matches in the Norwegian First Division.

The former Nigeria youth - teamer scored 52 seconds into the second half and netted from the penalty spot 13 minutes later as Hodd defeated Ham Kam 2 - 1 at Høddvoll Stadion, Ulsteinvik.

''This is my first ever brace since I arrived Norway three years ago, so I am very happy with the goals. Everyone played well from the goalkeeper to the strikers.

The coach appointed me the penalty taker before the season started. I was not nervous when I took the kick.

''After our cup success of last season, we have targeted promotion to the Premier League this term.

''This victory is very important, our first of the season. If we win our outstanding match, we will climb up the league table,'' Latifu told allnigeriasoccer.com.

23 - year - old Akeem Latifu has made 61 appearances for Hodd and has netted 4 goals from his defensive position.

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