“I just had to be there to finish” – Super Eagles star describes his winning strike for Forest at St Mary’s

The Nigeria international was the match-winner for the Tricky Trees in their second match of 2023

Super Eagles striker Taiwo Awoniyi has hailed his goal on Wednesday night that sealed an important victory for Nottingham Forest in their clash with Southampton at St Mary’s.

Awoniyi’s press allowed Brennan Johnson to steal the ball away from Southampton just past the halfway line. The 21-year-old forward sped away but Awoniyi had the pace to keep up with his teammate and the Nigerian was on hand to turn home the English lad’s cutback.

The win secured Forest’s first away win…

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