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Sensational Cyriel Dessers reacts to Super Eagles call up

Cyriel Dessers who is currently one of the most exciting strikers in Europe has reacted to the news of his invitation to play for Nigeria in friendly games this May.

Nigeria is due to play CONCACAF powerhouse Mexico at the AT & T Stadium in Dallas, the State of Texas on Saturday, 28th May, before flying to New Jersey to tackle Ecuador at the Red Bull Arena in Harrison on Thursday, 2nd June.

Cyriel Dessers who was on target over the weekend as Feyenoord were forced to a 2-2 draw by PSV in a Dutch League game has been scoring goals for fun.

And he his looking forward to replicating the club form in the Super Eagles colours.

“We’re back, let’s gooo,” tweets Cyriel Dessers via his official Twitter account.

The Nigerian striker who is currently the top scorer of the maiden Europa Conference League has the chance of winning the title and ending the campaign as the top scorer.

Feyenoord will be playing against Jose Mourinho’s Roma in the Europa Conference League final scheduled for May 25th at the Arena Kombëtare, Tirana, Albania, at 8 pm Nigerian time.

This season Cyriel Dessers has scored 8 goals, assisted 2 in 26 league games, 1 goal in 1 Dutch Cup game; 10 goals, and 2 assists in 12 Europa Conference League games.

Only 25 players will make the final list for the tour, which is preparatory to next month’s 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches against Sierra Leone in Abuja (9th June) and São Tomé & Príncipe in Marrakech, Morocco (13th June).

Goalkeepers: Maduka Okoye (Sparta Rotterdam, The Netherlands); Adewale Adeyinka (Akwa United); Ojo Olorunleke (Enyimba FC)

Defenders: Olaoluwa Aina (Torino FC, Italy); Abdullahi Shehu (AC Omonia, Cyprus); Zaidu Sanusi (FC Porto, Portugal); William Ekong (Watford FC, England); Leon Balogun (Glasgow Rangers, Scotland); Isa Ali (Remo Stars); Chidozie Awaziem (Alanyaspor FC, Turkey); Oluwasemilogo Ajayi (West Bromwich Albion, England); Calvin Bassey (Glasgow Rangers, Scotland); Ibrahim Buhari (Plateau United)

Midfielders: Joseph Ayodele-Aribo (Glasgow Rangers, Scotland); Alex Iwobi (Everton FC, England); Oghenekaro Etebo (Watford FC, England); Chiamaka Madu (Rivers United); Babatunde Afeez Nosiru (Kwara United); Azubuike Okechukwu (Yeni Malatyaspor, Turkey); Samson Tijani (Red Bull Salzburg, Austria); Alhassan Yusuf (Royal Antwerp FC, Belgium)

Forwards: Ahmed Musa (Fatih Karagumruk, Turkey); Moses Simon (FC Nantes, France); Samuel Chukwueze (Villarreal FC, Spain); Ademola Lookman (Leicester City, England); Sadiq Umar (UD Almeria, Spain); Emmanuel Dennis (Watford FC, England); Cyriel Dessers (Feyenoord FC, The Netherlands); Victor Mbaoma (Enyimba FC); Ishaq Rafiu (Rivers United)

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