Dessers speaks on not making Nigeria's squad for AFCON qualifiers against Sierra Leone
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Dessers speaks on not making Nigeria’s squad for AFCON qualifiers against Sierra Leone

Super Eagles striker Cyriel Dessers has reacted to Gernot Rohr’s decision to not invite him for Nigeria’s AFCON double header qualifiers against Sierra Leone.

The Belgian born striker made his long awaited debut for Nigerian in an international friendly match against Tunisia last month.

Cyriel Dessers who was happy to finally made his debut for Nigeria was expecting another call up but it didnt come as Rohr opted for other options.

In his reaction, the Genk striker admitted his disappointment but vouched to keep working at his club so he could be considered again.

“Personally, I was not happy when I heard that I had not made the selection,” Dessers said.

“But that shows that I have to play more at Genk and try to be among the best players every week.”

Tope Adefala

Tope Adefala is an experienced sports writer, editor, and web designer. A former editor at Sportlineng.com. Talks sports with a great bias for Basketball, Tennis, Field Hockey and Football. Presently the media officer of Nigeria Hockey Federation. I have been in the business of Sports communication and marketing for more than 10 years. Not forgetting that I won West African University Games, Nigeria University Games gold medals. You can find me on Twitter @1topham.

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