*Promises to give his best for Nigeria

Super Eagles’ midfielder, John Ogu has said he is grateful for the opportunity to represent Nigeria at the FIFA World Cup in Russia, after missing out on the 2014 edition in Brazil, reports.

The Hapoel Be’er Sheva midfielder, who was named in the Eagles’ final 23-man list for the Mundial, further thanked the technical crew and Nigerians for their endless support towards him and other members of the national team.

John Ogu against England
John Ogu against England

“Grateful to God to be in the 23-man list to represent my country at the World Cup. I want to use this medium to thank the @thenff and the managers for their trust in me. And to all my brothers wishing me well out there. God bless you all. I promise you I will fight for this badge,” Ogu posted on social media.

Ogu has been capped 20 times by Nigeria. He made his international debut in 2013 and featured in the FIFA Confederations Cup that same year.