Sunshine Stars striker Dele Olorundare has been admonished to stay humble and strive to concentrate on playing his best at all games despite shooting to the top of the leading scorers with nine goals in the 2012/2013 Nigeria Professional Football League(NPFL) season.
Olorundare's second half hat trick not only increased his goals haul it also catapulted Sunshine Stars to the fifth position on the table with 24 points from 16 matches and new coach, Fatai Amoo did not mince words in his assessment of the player.
Speaking about the exploit of the bulky goals scorer, Amoo praised his fighting spirit but urged him to remain fully focused on his game, not resting on his latest achievement.
He cautioned Olorundare against playing to the gallery and further encouraged him to always put the interest of the club ahead of personal glory.
Amoo charged Olorundare to aim for more goals and try to be more ruthless so as to emerge as the highest goals scorer at the end of this season.
"What else do I need to say of a player that scored three goals in a match. He was very brilliant today(Thursday) but he still has room for improvement because the season is still quite long," Amoo told Goal.
"If he develops the tendency to get carried away, it may be difficult for him to emerge as the best marksmen at the end of the season.
"He needs to calm himself down and continue to play the way he currently plays to stand a chance of ending the season as the highest goals scorer," the former Super Eagles' Assistant Coach added.
Olorundare has nine goals, two more than his nearest challengers, Rabiu Ali of Kano Pillars, Bishop Onyeudo of Gombe United and Akor Isah Umoru of Heartland who have all scored seven goals.The young striker is the third player to net a hat trick this season after Warri Wolves' Oghenekaro Etebo who got three goals against El Kanemi Warriors in a Week 7 encounter in a game that ended 4-1. The second was last season's top marksman, Sibi Gwar, who got all goals in Enyimba's 3-0 demolition of Kano Pillars in a Week 11 tie.