Nigeria should Hand Gift Orban An Invitation – Aghahowa

Former Super Eagles international, Julius Aghahowa, has said now is the time to bring Gift Orban into the national team NPFL Update reports.

Gift has been magical for his Belgian Jupiler Club, KAA Gent since joining the last January.

The 20-year-old Thursday scored his second hat-trick in just three days. He scored three goals in quick successions away at Istanbul Basaksheir. That made him the player with fastest hat-trick in a UEFA club competitions.

Last Sunday, he scored four goals when Gent was up against Zulte Waregem. He has now managed a total of twelve goals in nine appearances for the Blue and White colours.

Orban, will definitely be an asset to any of the national teams he’d be drafted into.

Read also: Gift Orban Continues Goal-Scoring Run In Belgium

Why Gift Orban should be invited to the Super Eagles:

According to the former Shakhtar Donetsk forward, Orban already has the records and would be an asset.

“He should be called to any of the national teams because he has the record already,” Julius Aghaghowa said on Sports Machine on Brila FM Thursday.

“If he is doing it over there, then I don’t see any reason why he shouldn’t be called to the national team at least for the U-20.”

“He should be invited so that he can beef up the national team,” he continued.

“we have the national team that is being assembled at the moment so he should join them.

“He is a great asset to have in the national team,” he concluded.

In November 2021, Orban 18, was discovered by Stabaek’s scouts, Torgeir Bjarmann and Thomas Finstad. Then he was playing in Nigeria during a showcase tournament arranged by football agent, Atta Aneke.

He trained with Stabaek for a while in the winter. Returned to Nigeria after his Visa expired. He later traveled back to Norway and signed for Stabaek.

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