Newly invited Super Eagles’ midfielder Chidiebere Chijioke Nwakali, has said he’s determined to continue to strive harder to ensure he receives further call-ups to the team.
The on-loan Manchester City of England midfielder, who spoke exclusively with AOIFootball.com in Rabat after the team’s first training session, said he was excited about the amazing opportunity and hopes it won’t be the last for him.
“First and foremost, I must give thanks to God Almighty for this wonderful opportunity and also to the Super Eagles’ Coach Gernot Rohr.
“The aim of every youngster is to play for his National team and mine is no exception; the chance given to me by the coaches shows how much I must continue to strive hard to try to remain with the Super Eagles. I know it will be very difficult, but I believe I am up to the task,” Nwakali said.
The 20-year-old Sogndal of Norway player also praised the mood in the Super Eagles’ camp, while admitting that it was very easy for him to settle with the team despite been a first-timer.
“I must admit the atmosphere is electrifying and all the players are ready to deliver come Friday and we promise not to disappoint Nigerians.
“Settling down was very easy for me, because I know some players at youth level, but generally all players have been friendly to me and we are all ready for the games against Algeria and Argentina,” Nwakali concluded.
The midfielder will be hoping he earns his first senior cap on Friday night in Constantine.