FIFA U-17 World Cup highest goal scorer ever, Victor Osimhen, has said that he is in Nigeria Under-23 camp to fight for shirt and play in a friendly match against Brazil later this month.
Osimhen the Star View Palace Hotel camp of the Dream Team at about 1pm on Sunday and was received by interim Head Coach, Fatai Amao.
He said, "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. You know I was part of the Golden Eaglets team that defeated the Brazilians at the last U-17 World Cup in Chile and so it will a pleasure for me to play them at their backyard and hopefully find the back of the net, as I did against them in Chile."
Osimhen noted It is always fun for him to come to camp and play for his fatherland, adding, “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.