Super Eagles new boy, Samuel Chukwueze is optimistic the team will be able to defeat the Bafana Bafana on Saturday and secure the ticket for the 2019 AFCON.
Chuwkuweze who plays for La Liga side, Villarreal was handed his first senior team call-up by Gernot Rohr following his fantastic performance this season with the club and he scored his first La Liga goal last weekend.
The forward in a short video clip on the official Twitter account of the Super Eagles said he was happy to be among the team that will play against South Africa.
Our new boy Samuel Chukwueze, @chukwueze_8 says it’s a privilege to be called up to the senior national team for the #AFCON2019Q #RSANGA and he wants our fans to keep believing.#SoarSuperEagles #Team9jaStrong. pic.twitter.com/Mgww4eHRE3
— 🇳🇬 Super Eagles (@NGSuperEagles) November 14, 2018
He said, “I’m so happy to be invited to the Super Eagles and am hoping to have a chance to play against South Africa and I hope our fans will come out to support us so that we will have the ticket to the Nations Cup next year.”
Chukwueze was part of the Nigeria U-17 team at the 2015 FIFA World Cup in Chile.