Fans Want Super Eagles Star to Join Real Madrid After Impressive Debut at European giants

Fans Want Super Eagles Star to Join Real Madrid After Impressive Debut at European giants

Ibitoye Shittu

Many supporters of Dutch giants Ajax have praised Super Eagles defender Calvin Bassey for his impressive performance while making his debut for the club over the weekend.

The Nigerian finally featured in his first Eredivisie match since joining Ajax, playing from start to finish in the narrow 1-0 win at Sparta Rotterdam on Sunday, 21 August.

His made some incredible run from the back to support the attack and even fired some shots for his club against their opponents.

Calvin Bassey, Ajax, debut, Super Eagles.
Fans want Super Eagles star Bassey to join Real Madrid after impressive debut at Ajax. Photo by ANP
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It will be recalled that Calvin Bassey was red carded while playing for Ajax against PSV Eindhoven in the Johan Cruff shield and was given two-match suspension.

He however missed Ajax's first two games of the season before making a return to the squad.

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According to the report on Soccernet, Steven Bergwijn’s 37th-minute strike was enough to hand the visitors all three points.

Some fans have however maintained that Calvin Bassey will later be moving to Real Madrid or Bayern Munich.

The defender has also been impressive for the Super Eagles so far featuring in six games.

Super Eagles Defender Chidozie Awaziem Scores Amazing Goal in Europe as Video Emerges

Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how Chidozie Awaziem scored a goal many strikers in the world will be proud of in Hajduk Split’s 2-1 triumph over Lokomotiva Zagreb on Sunday evening, 21 August, in what was a tough match.

Awaziem’s goal which was his second in club football for over four years brings the centre-back full circle from being a villain to a hero within a week.

The Super Eagles defender and his teammates started the encounter impressively and waited until the 33rd minute before the Nigerian gave them the lead.

His goal was indeed an impressive strike being a defender and the Super Eagles star also celebrated it in an incredible way.

Lucas Grgic scored the second goal for HNK Hajduk Split in the 39th minute, but the visitors pulled one back in the 74th minute via a penalty as the game ended 2-1 in favour of Awaziem and teammates.