Former MFM striker Stephen Odey reacted after scoring UEFA Champions League debut goal in Genk’s 4-1 loss to Liverpool on Wednesday night at Luminus Arena.
The 21-year-old was introduced as an 81st-minute substitute for Super Eagles star Paul Onuachu.
The Nigerian U23 forward helped the Blue-White score their consolation goal in the match after collecting a through pass from the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Dieumerci N’Dongala before he shot home a low effort past Alisson in the 88th minute.
Odey, who joined Genk this June from Swiss club FC Zurich – his first club in Europe after his move from Nigerian side MFM FC, took to his social media to celebrate the debut goal in the Champions League.
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Am so overwhelmed scoring my champions league debut goal against a top team like liverpool. Not the best result we wanted, We learn from our mistakes. It can only be God.
The late goal could not inspire the Belgian top-flight outfit’s fight-back as they suffered their second loss in Group E.
Genk still languishes at the bottom of the group with a point after three games.
They’ll be taking a trip to Anfield for the return fixture on November 5.