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Champions League: What Nigerian striker said after scoring in Partizan’s 4-1 loss to Liverpool

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Racing Genk striker, Stephen Odey dedicated his first UEFA Champions League goal against defending champions Liverpool, to his mother.

The Nigeria international came on as a substitute in the 81st minute as replacement for another Nigerian Paul Onuachu.

Seven minutes into his Champions League debut, Odey fired a late consolation for the Belgian champions.

The player also rued the loss to Liverpool.

”Not the result we wanted but it ended that way. Hoping to get a better result in our next meeting and a goal,” he tweeted

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”I will like to dedicate my first @ChampionsLeague goal to my mum who marked her birthday on Tuesday as a birthday gift. Thanks for guiding me in the right path.”

He was not in action when Genk faced Red Bull Salzburg and Napoli in their first two group matches.

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