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Mintah "excited" after drilling first career PFL hat trick

Jordan Mintah gets a hug from Alfred Osei after scoring one of his three goals on Saturday night. Kaya FC Iloilo

By Ivan Saldajeno

BIÑAN--Jordan Mintah went berserk on Saturday night at the Biñan Football Stadium as his hat trick led Kaya Iloilo to a blowout win at JPV Marikina.

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"I'm so excited," Mintah, who was named the man of the match, said during the post-match press conference at the Alonte Sports Arena.

What made him more excited was that "this is my first time to score a hat trick in the [Philippines Football] League."

Coach Noel Marcaida then bared that Mintah should even be taking a rest.

"Going to this game, we're not expecting him to start the game because he's been sick when we were in Iloilo," Marcaida said.

But with his hat trick, Mintah seemed like he's 100 percent, and Marcaida will take it.

"We're very happy for Jordan," Marcaida said.

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