Nigerian Footballers Abroad

Cyriel Dessers speaks on his journey to football

New Glasgow Rangers signing Cyriel Dessers has spoken of his journey to professional football which was his plan B.

The 4-cap Nigeria International said he was in school pursuing a degree in law before the chance to play football professionally beckoned.

When asked of the vocation he will be into if he wasn’t a footballer Cyriel Dessers told Rangers TV;

“I studied at law school for a bit, so probably a lawyer.

” I became a professional footballer quite late, and for me studying was always plan A, and football was plan B.

“So I started law school, I did it for two years, and then I got the chance to become a professional football player, and of course, I went for it.

“Now I’m here[Rangers], so I think I made the good choice.” the striker concluded.

Dessers 29, started his career at Belgium club OH Leuven in the 2013/2014 season. The forward has gone on on to represent Lokeren , NAC Breda, Heracles, Utrecht, Genk, Feyenord (loan), Cremonese from where he joined Glasgow Rangers last week.

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