In a friendly match Mohun Bagan won 5-1 against Kalighat MS. Nabi, Odafe(2), Jewel and Ashim scored for Bagan. Shilton and Anwar’s mistakes costed Bagan a goal. Odafe was instrumental behind all five goals Bagan scored. Add to it – atleast 5 times either his shot was saved on the goal line or his pass to Sunil or Manish were shot off target by his fellow mates.
This was a game without Jose Barreto. Hence there was an additional load on Odafe. Ad Odafe proved that he is on course to hit peak. A 60% match fit – he was instrumental behind all 5 goals and 5 more opportunities!
Such chances were wasted
The striker sparkled against United Sikkim, with a 40% match fitness. His fitness level has slightly gone up – to around 60% in today’s game. Add to it – he was injured in the first half and had to go out of the ground for medical attention.
Jewel Raja scores
However, Odafe showed his greatness and his sense of final passes within the box. In the last match he played, his understanding with Barreto definitely gave a positive message to the fans and followers. Today’s game is just an indication that, have he be fit – Bagan definitely won’t have a trophyless season this year.
Odafe passes the ball – and Ashim scores the last goal