Rivers Angels forward Oghenebrume Ikhekua while speaking with thenwfl.com on tuesday afternoon expressed her readiness for the resumption of the NWFL Premiership which was halted due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The striker who hails from Ewohimi in Edo State explained that the break was a blessing for her as she had more time to work harder and adjust her initial plans to fit in properly for the 2020/21 NWFL season.
She also told thenwfl.com how it was football who chose her and not the other way round as she was born with footballing talent.
“Football is God’s gift for me. I didn’t chose football, football chose me. The talent is just natural and since my parents knew this, they have been supporting me. My Dad most especially tells me what to do, what not to do and how to play on the pitch. He is my personal coach” she said.
She also shared her target for the season and that of her club, Rivers Angels.
“I want to be the highest goal scorer in the league, and for the club, we want to get the continental ticket.”
Brume have scored two goals already this season, two behind the current leading scorer Monday gift of Robo FC but she believes she can catch up and overtake to become the highest goal scorer at the end of the season.
She desires to one day represent Chelsea Ladies of London while also stating that football legend, Lionel Messi inspires her a lot and he’s been her idol.
The forward will love to be like Super Falcons and Eskilstuna United of Sweden mid-fielder, Ngozi Okobi.
Oghenebrume is expected to lead the attack when Rivers Angels visits Ibom Angels on Wednesday for the week five encounter of the 2020/21 NWFL Premiership season.