The former English youth international of Congolese descent has defected some of the credit for his team’s victory over Pep Guardiola’s citizens
Japhet Tanganga refused to take credit for Tottenham Hotspur’s 1-0 win over Manchester City on Sunday night.
The 22-year-old played a good role ahead of Serge Aurier and Matt Doherty and put in a good performance to neutralize the attacking attack of the citizen.
To take a great outing, he walks home with the man-of-the-match award, while fans get lyrical about him after replacing Matt Doherty.
Although the Congolese prospect acknowledged that the fans had chills, he praised its impact and that of his teammates while Pep Guardiola’s men were sent home empty-handed.
“No, it was not just for me, I heard from everyone, and everyone tuned in,” Tanganga said. Tottenham Hotspur Media.
“We worked on it, we worked on the fitness side of the game in the preseason and everyone made a shift.
“Not only us, but it was also great to have the fans back. They encouraged us, and we definitely felt their presence at the stadium. So it was a great feeling for everyone and a great victory.
“It’s a wonderful feeling. As a kid, you used to listen to TV. dream that these things can happen to you.
‘Honestly, I had a cold and I had to restrain myself to make sure I got on the couch, but it was a wonderful feeling and I sincerely appreciate it.
“I’m just glad they acknowledged the work we did, and of course we gave them a win and three points on the board today.”
While adding that the men of Nuno Espirito Santo will remain humble despite their brilliant start, he also wants to play as many games for the Londoners in this campaign after worrying about injuries that denied him regular playing time last quarter.
“First we have to stay humble in the first game. “This is the first game of the season, and I also think that a lot of people will grow physically during the season,” he said.
“But like I said, it’s a good start. You want to start well and that’s what we did today.
“Now we just keep it going, and we’re going to Portugal and then going on in the league. So this is what we do.
“I have my goals and my goals. Last year was difficult for me with injuries, and this year I just want to play as many games as possible, keep my body fit, keep myself ready for when the gaffer needs me. That’s my goal. ”