Nigerian descent dedicates UEL winner to late Rangers hero
Europa League By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 20/09/2019
Nigerian descent Sheyi Ojo has dedicated Europa League winner against Feyenoord to late Rangers hero Fernando Ricksen on Thursday night at Ibrox Stadium. The 22-year-old winger scored on the 23 minutes of the encounter with thunderbolt secured three points for Scottish side in their opening group stage game after James Tavernier missed an early penalty.The 43-year-old Dutchman, a former Rangers captain, was marked with a minute’s silence beforehand and then applause in the second minute to mark that he had worn the No 2 shirt.Liverpool loanee Ojo now has five goals, four of them coming in the Europa League speaking to Rangers official website he said: "It was a special night, for obvious reasons, it was sad news yesterday but I think we have done Fernando Ricksen proud and we have done his family and the club proud."I have scored like that when I was younger but not for a while I am happy to contribute towards the team, the manager has given me a role in the team to try and get goals and assists and so far this season I have done that.