Mfon Udoh bangs six goals to inspire Cup final place for new club


Mfon Udoh will always score goals. That he has proven from his time in the Nigeria Professional Football League, now the forward is banging goals in Bangladesh.

Udoh joined Sheikh Russell KC on October 8, 2022 from fellow Bangladesh Premier League side Saif Sporting Club following a successful 2021/2022 season.


Mfon Udoh (Blue) in action for Sheikh Russell KC during the 2022 Independence Cup.

Mfon Udoh banged six goals to inspire his new club Sheikh Russell KC to the final of the 2022 Independence Cup in Bangladesh.

The Nigerian international continued his fine goalscoring form in Bangladesh, his first season (at Saif Sporting Club) producing 11 goals and 7 assists in 17 appearances.

For Sheikh Russell KC , Mfon Udoh scored 6 goals and laid on 3 others as the Dhaka based club marched to the Independence Cup Final.

Reigning Bangladesh Premier League Champions Bashundura Kings were their last hurdle to the title in the final match on Monday December 5, 2022.

Sheikh Russell KC fell to a 2-4 penalty shootout loss after a thrilling 2-2 draw in regulation time, former Akwa United FC forward Mfon Udoh on the scoresheet for his 6th goal of the competition.


For his displays at the 2022 Independence Cup, Udoh was named Footy Bangladesh player of the tournament.

The foremost Bangladesh sports media group based their choice on the Nigerian strikers 6 Goals, 3 assists, numerous chance creations, exquisite dribbles and overall impact on team’s success.


With the conclusion of the 2022 Independence Cup, Udoh and his teammates will shift attention to the 2022/2023 Bangladesh Premier League season.

The club has achieved league success on one occasion plus a single Federation Cup title win.

Expectations will be high at the club following the arrival of prolific goalscorer Mfon Udoh who has been capped by the Nigerian National team.

Mfon Udoh in action for Nigeria.

The 2016 CAF Champions League top-scorer and record holder for most goals in a single Nigeria Professional Football League season will certainly add quality and experience to a Sheikh Russell team that finished 6th in the 2021/2022 Bangladesh Premier League season.


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