Wednesday, 3 February 2016

The Future of Super Eagles

Super Eagles of Nigeria is no doubt struggling to sustain her reputation of the late 80s and early 90s, as the team continue to win matches both at regional and international competitions.

The 2015/2016 European season is however witnessing the emergence of young and promising Nigerians in the Europeans top league led by no other than Manchester City's Kelechi Iheanacho whose hat-trick helped secure Manchester City's place in the FA Cup fifth round.

Iheanacho being congratulated by teammates after his hat-trick against Aston Villa in the FA Cup

Kelechi Iheanacho, City's Cheapest Star

Since the Abu Dhabi group started her project at Manchester City, the club has always being in the fore-front in the race to sign big players with big price stag, but since a young Nigerian forward shot to prominence at the Under 17 FIFA World Cup in UAE 2013, the citizen's transfer plan began to tilt towards up and coming prodigy.
The young forward six goals in seven appearances at the cadet tournament and the Most Valuable award won him a contract with City academy in 2014 and he is making a real name for himself in his maiden season in the Citizens' first team and looks capable of wearing the number 9 shirt at the Etihad for years to come.
Umar Sadiq Serie A Break-out Player

The Golden Boot and golden Ball winner at the 2015 FIFA under 17 World Cup are not also left out of the reckoning to be super eagles stars of the future.

While Osimhen recent signed for Wolfsburg of Germany, Nwakali along side Akabueze were spotted in Arsenal on the verge of penning a contract with the Gunners.

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