‘Flew off my boot’ – Spurs loanee admits delight after netting two in two

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Kion Etete has admitted his delight after finding the back of the net for Northampton Town in their 2-0 win over Tranmere over the weekend.

Etete has led the line impressively for Northampton so far this season but a goal had eluded the Tottenham academy man until last week.

The 19-year-old finally opened his account in League Two with a well-taken strike in his side’s 3-0 win over Stevenage last week.

That goal seems to have opened the floodgates for the teenager, who made it two goals in two league games, as he netted the opener against Tranmere on Saturday.

The strike was certainly indicative of a player who is full of confidence as the Spurs academy graduate met a cross crisply on the half-volley.

The youngster admitted that his confidence was boosted by opening his account for the season and that it was a great feeling as soon as the shot left his boot against Tranmere.

Etete told Northampton Chronicle: “It felt pretty good when it flew off my boor. It was similar to the one I had in the home game against Mansfield.

“I struck it perfectly and thankfully this time the ball went into the net.

“I think scoring the other day helped. Getting that first goal is always difficult but as soon as you get it, you get the ball rolling and hopefully they’ll keep coming.

“I could have had another but to be fair to the goalkeeper he made a good save. It was a good cross and maybe I could have been a bit more accurate and lifted it over the goalkeeper.

“But at the end of the day we’ve won the game and that’s the most important thing.”

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As well as Etete was playing even before opening his account for the season, strikers are judged by goals. The strike against Tranmere, in particular, will do the 19-year-old’s confidence a world of good.

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