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Middlesbrough Boss: Akpom Will Score More Goals For Us

Middlesbrough Boss: Akpom Will Score More Goals For Us

Middlesbrough assistant manager Kevin Blackwell expects Chuba Akpom to score on a regular basis for the club after the striker impressed on his debut against Queens Park Rangers.

Akpom scored Boro’s goal in the 1-1 draw at the Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium on Saturday.

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He put the visitors ahead in the 19th minute before Bright Osayi-Samuel equalised for the home team.

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“What’s the perfect start for a striker? It’s getting a goal on your debut and he’s done exactly that,” Blackwell told Teesside Live.

“It’s important as a striker you’re seen to do your job and that is scoring goals.

“That has taken a lot of weight off his shoulders, psychologically whether he thinks about it or not.”

Akpom moved to Middlesbrough from Greek Super League club PAOK last week.

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  • We already know your quality,Chuba Akpom.Be consistent, work harder,keep on doing well. Sooner than later, your dream of pairing up with your childhood pal Alex Iwobi in the Super Eagles will be realised! Let FIFA speed up approval to your application for nationality switch from England to Nigeria so that there won’t be any impediment once the national call comes!

  • Dont really see him fitting into the super eagles style of play. Dont see what he will bring to the team. But dats me, maybe the coach can do something with him.

  • Akpom Scores
    Bright Ossayi-Samuel scores also.

    Two Nigerians
    Different clubs.
    What a way to spend your weekend

  • TUNDE 2 years ago

    By now u would have b d one pairing with Alex Iwobi in Super eagle but ur indecision to switch allegiance to Nigeria in time deprived u d opportunity.Score more goals,u can still displace some players like Onuachu, Iheanacho and get call-up.