- Super Eagles of Nigeria will engage Guinea Bissau on Friday evening, 24 March, in AFCON qualifiers
- Striker Victor Osimhen has confirmed his readiness to score goals for the Super Eagles in the two ties
- Osimhen also appreciated all the fans who have been showing him love so far this season in the Serie A
Napoli striker Victor Osimhen has stated emphatically that he is happy to be back in the national team and has promised Nigerians the Super Eagles will get good results against Guinea Bissau.
Jose Peseiro and his wards will tackle Guinea Bissau on Friday evening, 24 March, at the MKO Abiola stadium in the first leg of their double header with Osimhen expected to lead the attack.
Osimhen has been making the headlines this season in Europe and it is because of the goals he has been getting for Napoli in all competitions.
According to a video spotted on Twitter, Osimhen explained that he and his teammates in the Super Eagles will do everything possible to redeem themselves.
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The former Lille strongman also tendered an apology for their inability to qualify for the 2022 World Cup after losing in the play-offs against Ghana.
Statement made by Osimhen
''It is amazing feeling to be back in the team and we are looking forward to the game on Friday and also the return leg in Guinea Bissau which we must win.
''I want to assure fans that we will produce good result in the games and I am also ready to score lot of goals and help the team to win.''
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Osimhen started as a goalkeeper
Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how Victor Osimhen has been doing excellently well this season for Napoli in the Serie A getting them goals. However, not many knew that the 24-year-old started his career as a goalkeeper.
The Nigerian striker made this revelation while answering questions in a video interview where he let it be known that he was a goalie when he was young.
Osimhen also revealed that there was even a tournament where he saved two penalties for his youth team in the semi-final of a tournament.
Osimhen explained that he later stopped being a goalie, became a defender and later went on to eventually playing as a striker.