New Tottenham boss dedicates his first ever Premier League win to late Nigerian coach,Ugo Ehiogu

New Tottenham Hotspurs manager Ryan Mason has dedicated his side’s triumph over Southampton to late Ugochuku Ehiogu.

Mason who supplanted terminated Jose Mourinho saw his side returned from an objective down to grab a success with a minute ago extra shot changed over by Huein Min Son.

Dany Ings gave Southampton the lead in the first half, but Gareth Bale scored the equalizer in the second half of the encounter.

Speaking after the game, 29-year-old Mason said he would like to dedicate the win to former Tottenham U-23 coach Ugochuku Ehiogu who passed away four years ago.

“It’s four years since Ugo Ehiogu passed, so I want to dedicate that one to him and his family. He was a great man and everyone at the Club still remembers him.”

Ugochuku Ehiogu was a Nigerian-English defender who died in April 21st 2017 after suffering cardiac arrest at Tottenham training ground.

Ehiogu played for England four times and scored one goal, he was also the first black man to captain England in a competitive match.

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