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Nigerian-born Manchester United star wins PL 2 award

Nigerian-born footballer Shola Shoretire has added another accolade to his growing list of achievements by winning the Premier League 2 (PL 2) Goal of the Season Award.
The 20-year-old Manchester United starlet, who has previously won the Jimmy Murphy Young Player of the Year award, received this latest recognition for his stunning strike against Chelsea.

The award-winning goal came during a PL 2 match at Kingsmeadow on January 12, where Manchester United faced Chelsea.

In the 54th minute, with Manchester United trailing by two goals, Shoretire showcased his talent by cutting the deficit in half. He swatted the ball past Chelsea’s goalkeeper, Merrick, with an incredible finish, revitalizing his team’s hopes in the match.

This goal was not only crucial in the context of the game but also highlighted Shoretire’s skill and composure under pressure, earning him widespread acclaim.

Shoretire’s goal and subsequent celebration with his award quickly went viral on social media. Fans praised his technique and the importance of his contribution to Manchester United’s youth team.

Shoretire has been a key player for Manchester United’s development squad in the Premier League 2, helping them maintain their top-tier status.

In addition to his latest honor, Shoretire has been recognized as the Jimmy Murphy Young Player of the Year.

Shoretire currently represents England at the youth level, showcasing his talents on the international stage.

Despite his current association with England, Shoretire remains eligible to switch his international allegiance and represent the Super Eagles of Nigeria, offering a tantalizing prospect for Nigerian football fans.

Shola Shoretire’s award for the PL 2 Goal of the Season is a testament to his burgeoning talent and hard work. As he continues to develop and impress at Manchester United, both the club and international teams will be keenly watching his progress. His future in football looks incredibly promising, with the potential for even greater achievements on the horizon.

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