Stars Abroad

FC Zurich striker Stephen Odey has admitted his eagerness to be back in action as the Swiss Super League resumes following his consistent goals in mid-term friendlies with the side.

Odey was on top form at the weekend of January 26 as Zurich obtained well-deserved 4-1  victory over Flora Tallinn.

The former Mountain of Fire & Miracles Ministry (MFM) FC youngster believes he can replicate abovementioned form against Saint Gallen when they meet up a day after the regular season resumes on Saturday, January 2.

According to reports, Odey is said to be keen on adding to his goals haul in the matchday 19 fixture, as his team are currently fourth placed on the table, with 25 points from 18 matches played.

Odey’s side are however still trailing behind the top of the log  Young Boys, who have 49 points on the log, while FC Basel are second with 30 and FC Thun third with 28 points, all from 18 matches each so far in the season.

Zurich and Thun are currently both in the UEFA Europa League positions, but Odey hopes to be of great help in the UEFA Champions League, while also noting that Blessing Eleke’sfifth-placedd FC Luzern are only behind his side on goals difference, while St. Gallen have 23 points.

Odey and his fellow teammates will look to down Gallen on Sunday, February 3 ahead of which the former home-based Eagles star is thinking only of victory, and a goal off his boots, to consolidate on both personal and collective stride.

Incidentally, Odey got an assist and a goal against the same team during the first round in November, as he pulled one back for Zurich in the 90th minute but they lost the game 3-2.

“I thank God for the present form and I hope it continues this way and even better," Odey said.

“I think the collective effort and team spirit of the team has contributed to this and hopefully we can get to achieve success as a team.”

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