Super Eagles invitee, Cyriel Dessers has spoken about how delighted he is to be called up to play for Nigeria.
The Belgian born striker who plays for Heracles Almelo in the Eredivise revealed that it’s a dream come true after receiving his Super Eagles call up. Born in Belgium to Belgian father and Nigerian mother, Dessers got a call-up after he acquired a Nigerian passport to make himself available for selection.
The 25-year-old striker was given his debut call-up to join the Super Eagles 24-man squad for a doubleheader against Sierra Leone in March for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers. Dessers who plays for Heracles is the current highest goalscorer in the Eredivisie with 15 goals. He has 18 in all competitions so far this season.
Watch his 5-minute video where he shares his excitement and his looking forward to a good international career.
The video was recorded in Dutch. Turn on the English subtitle by tapping on “settings”