Anthony Okpotu became the fourth player to score a hatrick in the ongoing 2017 season, as his goals put Sunshine Stars down in Makurdi.
The Striker claimed his fifth goal in four appearances against the Owena Waves, as Lobi Stars cruised to a 3-1 win in a bid to get continental ticket at the end of the season.
In an interview with Sportlens360.com, Okpotu explained how the Hatrick felt, his season target, and his team season target.
“It’s a great feeling scoring my second career hat trick and am very happy it earned my team the maximum points. It means the team got all the maximum point and our goals have started coming.”
“I don’t actually have goal target for this season, I just want to score more goals than last season.”
“As a team we are working very hard and are hoping we recover our lost points, so that we get a continental ticket for the people of Benue State.”
Lobi Stars finished the mid season with 27points in 19matches, to sit in 9th position and have a huge task ahead in other to meet their season target.