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Sharks defender Akas wants permanent Eagles shirt

24 August 2015, 18:14

Lagos - Sharks defender Chima Akas has spoken of his desire to earn a permanent spot in the Super Eagles team.

The left-back has been called to the team on several occasions but is yet to feature in competitive games and he says he is looking forward to being in the Super Eagles on a more permanent basis.

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"My dream is to be in the team regularly," he told News24.

"I want to be in the team and play games. This is not my first time of being here, but I am yet to make an impact.

"I hope I can use this opportunity and the game against Tanzania to establish myself," he said.

Speaking further, he however admits he has to work hard to earn a more permanent place on the team.

"I know I have to work hard and I have to do what the coaches want. If I play well I believe they will give me a chance.

"It is already a big opportunity for me to be called to the team but I have to work even harder to remain in the team. It is not going to be easy but It is something I can do," he added.

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