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Super Eagles goalkeeper, Sebastian Osigwe has revealed that he was overwhelmed with joy after getting the news of his maiden call up to the national team last month, AOIFootball.con reports.

 

The former Flying Eagles shot stopper has had to wait for a long time to finally catch the attention of Coach Gernot Rohr with Osigwe however determined to ensure he remains a very key member of the squad.

 

Speaking to AOIFootball.com after his side’s 1-1 draw away at Servette, the 26-year-old who was an unused sub for the clash, disclosed that playing for Nigeria at senior level has always been his childhood dream.

 

“Honestly, I was full of joy when the news broke to me. I had to inform my dad immediately because it has always been a childhood dream that one day I will wear the green and white of Nigeria,” Osigwe stated.

 

The former SC Kriens goalkeeper also had his say on how he felt about the food back home having not been to the country for a while.

 

“The food was fine, I did not have a problem with the food because I do eat it here in Switzerland with my parents; only one night where I accidentally took a lot of pepper because I taught it was normal stew, it was hot but I enjoyed it,” Osigwe concluded.

 

The 26-year-old has had a fine start to life in the Swiss top flight with FC Lugano, featuring in 4 of their 7 league games as they remain unbeaten and are just two points behind leaders Young Boys.

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