Grateful Michael Obafemi keen to kick on after Southampton debut

Grateful Michael Obafemi keen to kick on after Southampton debut

Southampton ahead Michael Obafemi is keen to kick on after changing into the primary participant born after the 12 months 2000 to characteristic for the membership in a Premier League match.

The 17-year-old made his league debut in Sunday’s 1-1 residence draw with Tottenham Hotspur. He got here off the bench within the 82nd minute and missed an excellent alternative to seize the winner shortly after.

“I am very thankful to all the staff and club for helping to make this happen,” Obafemi advised the membership’s web site. (southamptonfc.com)

“I can’t cease right here, that is simply the beginning of what I hope is my profession. When the prospect got here, I ought to have used my left foot however I hope I’ll get one other alternative to show I could make it at this degree.

“I used to be nervous however the welcome from the supporters was good and the senior guys advised me to simply calm down and show myself. I would like to transfer on from right here and maintain working onerous.”

Southampton are winless in 11 consecutive league video games and sit 18th within the desk.

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