Niger Tornadoes’ Oche Josiah has credited Ikon Allah Boys’ technical crew and his teammates for his impressive performance against Garkuwa Academy which fetched him two goals and the Man of the Match award at the end of their 3-1 victory at the ongoing Governor Masari Preseason Tournament in Katsina.
Josiah who got his first goals of the tournament on Wednesday disclosed that he was not at his best in Ikon Allah Boys’ earlier games because of some basic errors by him and he Is now back to his best after he adhered to the instructions of his coaches.
The striker while savouring the Man of the Match award he bagged at the end of the win over Garkuwa Academy at the Governor Masari Preseason Tournament also affirmed that his target for the Nigeria National League season us to score as many goals as possible and ensure that Tornadoes stage a return to the NPFL.
“I feel very great and excited about the award. It is a challenge and an honour to get more of the goals for Niger Tornadoes so that we can seal a return to the NPFL,” Josiah told Governor Masari Preseason Tournament Media.
“I think I was not making the right calls in earlier games but today(against Garkuwa) with the help of the technical crew, we were able to improve and put up a good performance. The preseason tournament has been very challenging the weather has not been friendly and the pitch is quite different from what we are used to back home.
“We are trying to adapt to it. The aim is to ensure that we present a good team that can pick a ticket to the NPFL at the end of the season. The organisers have done a massive job and the opposition has been very solid.”
Josiah has three goals and an assist in the ongoing tournament in Katsina.