Osimhen : “He Is An Animal” Peseiro Makes Shocking Revelation After 2023 AFCON

Super Eagles head coach, José Peseiro, identifies forward Victor Osimhen as a candidate for any big team in the world; npflupdates.com reports.

Osimhen was one of the standout player in the Super Eagles squad at the recently concluded Africa Cup Of Nations (AFCON) tournament in Ivory Coast. Though he didn’t get to score many goals, but his presence in the Super Eagles attack paved way for wingers to come in and score crucial goals.

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Peseiro upbeat Iheanacho can still play at the 2023 AFCON
Super Eagles Coach, José Peseiro

A recent report in the media has it that the former Olympique Lille man is in the transfer list of French Ligue 1 giants Paris St-Germain; especially when it has been confirmed that Kylian Mbappe would be leaving the club.

What Peseiro said about Victor Osimhen

Speaking in a recent interview, the former Sporting CP manager remains upbeat that Osimhen has what it takes to break into any big team.

“I think he can play for any team in the world,” Peseiro was quoted by Soccernet Nigeria.

“I’m not going to say one to avoid speculation. He is an animal when it comes to pressing, very good with his head, in the area, and with his eye, which he also associates.

Peseiro upbeat Osimhen is worthy of any challenge.
Peseiro and Osimhen

“Of course, he doesn’t associate like other Barça players, but City also looked for associative football and went for Haaland.

“Aren’t City winning? Isn’t Erling scoring goals? Osimhen is a player to play for Barça, Madrid, or another.

“Other associative players do not have his vertical movements, his aerial ability, or his pressure. He can play on the best team in the world.”

In another story, South African football legend Doctor Khumalo, identified the Super Eagles as a beatable opponent ahead of a world cup qualifier fixture.

Recall, Nigeria defeated the Bafana Bafana on penalties in the 2023 AFCON to progress to the finals.

But, Khumalo is backing Hugo Broos and his team to find Nigeria an opponent to beat in the qualifiers.

“For them to qualify, let’s not dismantle it; it’s not yet broken, so let’s give Hugo support,” Khumalo says as per SABC News.

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Doctor Khumalo

“Helman and the background staff and the boys, let’s allow them to continue the way they did in Ivory Coast.

“I would like to believe that Nigeria is in our group, but from what I have seen in Ivory Coast, I can bet all my money that SA can overcome that obstacle.”

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