Osadebe on target in season opener for Gillingham

Osadebe on target in season opener for Gillingham

Former Dundalk FC underage star Emmanuel ‘Frank’ Osadebe opened the League One campaign for Gillingham with a goal in their 3-1 victory away to Southend Utd on Saturday.

The former Bay Utd and Dundalk Schoolboys’ League star marked his debut last August with a man of the match display in the Gills’ 4-0 victory over Sheffield Utd.

The 19-year-old, who joined Gillingham from Tottenham Hotspur, put pen to paper on a new deal with the Priestfield Stadium outfit in June.

Last year he started 12 games and came on as a substitute in a further nine, chipping in with two goals, including the club’s goal of the season against Bury last November.

On Saturday he showed his quality with a stunning run from midfield before receiving a pass back from team-mate Jay Emmanuel-Thomas to fire home his side’s third goal in the 79th minute to clinch all three points.

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