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Super Eagles’ defender Elderson Uwa Echiejile has reiterated his commitment to the cause of the national team whenever he dons the green and white colours of the nation.

Echiejile, who has been a member of the Super Eagles since 2009 and has been capped 60 times, said he joined the national team to serve and make it succeed.

“I have always given my best to the Super Eagles and I can make bold to say I will make even more sacrifices to ensure the success of the team. Each time I’m being called to play, I see it as a call to serve my fatherland,” the Sivasspor of Turkey defender told AOIFootball.com.

Echiejile in action vs Algeria
Echiejile in action vs Algeria

Ahead of next month’s qualifier against the Chipolopolo of Zambia in Uyo, the former Sporting Gijon FC defender said he is optimistic the Eagles will scale the Zambian challenge and seal their World Cup qualification ticket.

“We don’t need anyone to tell us that we need to beat Zambia. It is a must-win game and we would seal our ticket after beating them. We are ready to die on the pitch to achieve this aim and put smiles on the faces of Nigerians,” he concluded.

The former AS Monaco star added that he would continue to make sacrifices and do his best in the country’s colours.

 

 

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