FIFA U-17 World Cup highest goal scorer ever, Victor Osimhen , has emerged as the first forei...
FIFA U-17 World Cup highest goal scorer ever, Victor Osimhen, has emerged as the first foreign -based player to arrive the camp of the U-23 National Team, Dream Team, ahead of the international friendly game against Brazil later this month.
The ganging striker who arrived the Star View Palace Hotel camp of the Dream Team at about 1pm on Sunday was received by interim Head Coach, Fatai Amao.
Osimhen who is now based in Germany with Bundesliga outfit Wolfsburg said he is happy with the chance availed him; adding that he is in for business.
“I have come to fight for a jersey in this friendly match that is part of preparations for the Rio Olympics and I am happy to be among the invited players.
He added: It’s always fun for me to come to camp and play for my fatherland. I see it as a privilege and will always honour such invitations any time I am called upon.”
The U-23 are expected to depart the shores of the country on Sunday, March 20, aboard a South African Airways flight for the hig-profile friendly with their Brazilian counterparts.