The 18-year-old was awarded man of the match for his efforts.
Irish 18-year-old Andrew Omobamidele was handed his full Norwich Metropolis first-team debut this afternoon in 1-1 draw in opposition to Preston North Finish. His efficiency, by all accounts, was extremely spectacular as he went on to win man of the match.
His most important contribution of the match was a heroic double-block within the opening minutes which saved the scoreline at 0-0. Emi Buendia scored the opener for Norwich simply minutes later.
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Sadly, he was unable to maintain a clear sheet on his debut. Brad Potts equalised for Preston with what was just about the final kick of the sport within the 95th minute.
Omobamidele’s efficiency has been lauded by numerous Norwich Metropolis supporters and sections of the media.
The younger centre-back additionally put in an imposing performances for Eire’s u21s in a 2-1 win in opposition to Wales final week partnered with Arsenal – on mortgage at Ipswich City – 20-year-old Mark McGuinness.
He was given his Norwich debut on 16 January 2021, approaching as a sub in opposition to Cardiff Metropolis. Nonetheless, tonight marked his first begin for the membership.
Omobamidele solely signed for Norwich Metropolis in 2019. Beforehand, he spent a number of years within the Leixlip United arrange, a lot credit score have to be given to them for his growth as a footballer.
Making his debut on the age of 18 and totally deserving of at the moment’s Man of the Match award. 👏 pic.twitter.com/VdIh8Acp6y
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