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Ameobi Praise For His Striker Rivals
Published : 23 Sep 2011 17:17:44
Shola Ameobi says Leon Best's fine start to the season is down to confidence. Shola Ameobi: "He has just grown in confidence - that's what scoring goals does for you, especially strikers. "When he first joined us, he found it difficult to adjust. Experience is a big thing and he's continued to grow. You can see that this season. "He's leading the line well and getting goals. It can only be good for the team. "As a player, you want to be pushed all the way, and that's what he's doing. That's what I've got to do to get my place back. It can only bode well for the team. "Sammy (Ameobi) too has excited the club's fans with a series of fleet-footed cameo appearances, although Shola knows from experience how far he still has to go. "He's been doing fantastically this year. He's worked hard. "He's had a good start to the season, but he knows there's a long way to go. He's a bright kid and he's got great ability. "The manager obviously has faith in him, so he can come on leaps and bounds."