Nigerian born striker Tai Sodje was on target for Manchester City U18 in their 3-3 draw with Derby County U18 on Tuesday, reports.

Sodje netted his 18th goal of the Premier League U18 season for Manchester City at Moor Farm Training Centre.

Tai Sodje is having a breakout 2020-2021 with 18 goals from 17 appearances for City’s U18 team, making him the top scorer in the whole of the U18 Premier League (both north and south).

The young lad replaced Liam Delap, who has played three games for City’s first team this season, in the 59th minute as the Citizens thrashed Birmingham City 6-1 in the third round of the FA Youth Cup on Friday, March 12.

Efetobore Sodje and Sam Sodje are former Nigerian internationals. They earned a combined 16 caps for the Super Eagles and are the uncles of Tai.

Efe and Sam would be delighted to see their nephew Taione aka Tai making waves. His father is Bright, a former rugby player.


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