Portuguese Cup: Mikel Agu thrilled With Setubal’s Progress Into Round Of 16

Portuguese Cup: Mikel Agu thrilled With Setubal's Progress Into Round Of 16

Mikel Agu has expressed joy after helping Vitoria Setubal into the Round of 16 of the Portuguese Cup following their 4-1 thrashing of Panafiel last weekend.

The Super Eagles' midfielder has been in terrific form since joining the club on loan from Porto and he played a crucial part in the win and believes they can go all the way in the cup competition.

“It was a good win for us. I'm happy we were able to overcome them and get to the next stage of the competition. We will just wait and see who we will play next and them take it game by game,” the 25-year-old said from his base in Portugal.

Agu is still basking in the euphoria of his return to the national team and further thanked the Eagles' handlers for believing in him again even as he promised to always give his best when given the chance to play for the national team.

Agu has been a revelation for Setubal this season, with the club just losing once in all 8 games the Nigerian has featured in.

The on-loan Porto midfielder was also the man of the match in Nigeria's friendly against Uganda in Asaba as he marshaled the Eagles midfield against the East African nation.

This article was most recently revised and updated 3 years ago

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