Lagos - Warri Wolves striker Oghenekaro Etebor has told
News24 he hopes to follow the footsteps of his Warri Wolves teammate, Gbolahan
Salami by establishing himself in the Super Eagles.
The 20-year old striker is one of the home based players
invited to the Super Eagles camp by coach Sunday Oliseh ahead of the Africa Cup
of Nations qualifier against Tanzania next month and the CHAN qualifiers
against Burkina Faso in October.
And having been previously invited to the team but without
making the main team for games, Etebor says he will be taking inspiration from
Salami, who is now an established member of the team.
Also read: Etebo finally exit Super Eagles camp
"The coach has told us that there is nothing like the
home based and overseas based issue here, every player will be chosen based on
what they can do," he said.
"I've been invited several times but I've not been able
to stay with the main team but I'm hoping to change that this time.
"I'm taking inspiration from Gbolahan (Salami) and I
believe if I do well in training and in friendly games I will get my
"I'm happy that I have this opportunity now and all I
have to do is do well and hopefully I'll make the main team for competitive
games," Etebor posited.For
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