Soriola Relishes South Africa League Debut


Nigeria international, Gege Soriola is excited over his debut in the South Africa Premier Soccer League, PSL.

Soriola, who is currently training with the Super Eagles in Calabar ahead of Sunday’s World Cup qualifying match against Namibia, joined Bethlehem-based PSL outfit, Free State Stars from Nigeria Premier League side, Heartland of Owerri in August 2011.

The defender is gradually becoming a favorite of the fans, having scored his first PSL goal against Kaizer’s Chiefs as the Ea Lla Koto finished 6th on the log.

“I had a good season at Free State Stars. It was difficult to adapt at the initial stage but I had to work harder and things got better for me.”

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“The arrival of another Nigerian, Daniel Agbagwu, made the situation enjoyable for me,” Soriola told Soriola also expressed satisfaction with the standard of the PSL.

“The PSL is better than the Nigeria Premier League in terms of organisation, motivation and quality of playing pitches,” he said.

The former JUTH, Bayelsa United and Heartland defender told that he is looking forward to a better outing next season in the PSL.