Chikeluba Ofoedu is scoring goals is Israel and he wants to do the same for the Super Eagles of Nigeria.
Nigeria Gernot Rohr is getting this message some weeks ahead of the 2021 AFCON qualifier against Benin.
Knowns as ‘Chico’, the 26-year-old has delivered three goals and two assists in nine games for giants Maccabi Tel Aviv.
"I believe I have done a lot to attract a call to the National team and I trust I will not disappoint if given a chance to impress,” Ofoedu told Sportaccess.
“I know how difficult it is to break into the Super Eagles due to numerous established and emerging talents at the disposal of Gernot Rohr, but I think I can bring something to the team’s attack if called to the team.”
"Coach Rohr should give me a chance with the Super Eagles.”
So how are ‘Chico’s stats vs Super Eagles strikers?
- Ofoedu: Three goals, two assists in nine
- Victor Osimhen (Lille): Eight goals, two assists in 11
- Paul Onuachu (Genk): Five goals in seven
- Peter Olanyika (SK Slavia): Six goals, two assists in 15.
The Enugu-born player’s previous clubs include UNTH Healers FC, Enugu Rangers, 1461 Trabzon, Karşıyaka, Samsunspor and Eskişehirspor.
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