Umar Sadiq : There’s No Competition In The Super Eagles Attacking Department

Umar Sadiq reveals there no competition between him and Victor Osimhen

Real Sociedad forward Umar Sadiq opens up on speculations that strikers compete for spot in the Super Eagles attacking department reports.

Umar Sadiq is in the Super Eagles camp ahead of their 2026 FIFA world cup qualifier fixtures against the Likuena of Lesotho and Warriors of Zimbabwe this Thursday and weekend respectively.

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The three-time African champions’ attacking department boasts of high profiled players like Moses Simon, Terem Moffi, Victor Osimhen (injured), Samuel Chukwueze (injured), Victor Boniface, Taiwo Awoniyi, Kelechi Iheanacho amongst other players.

Umar Sadiq talks about competition in the Super Eagles

According to Umar, the aim of every Super Eagles player is to ensure that team win its matches; and as well win titles.

Based on what the former AS Roma forward told the NFF TV, players don’t care about game time, or not playing at all; but the success of the team.

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”Whenever we come here we are always motivated, we want to play for the country,” Umar Sadiq said as quoted by CompleteSports Nigeria.

Umar Sadiq reveals there no competition between him and Victor Osimhen
Umar Sadiq in action for Nigeria

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“We are always happy to represent the country whether you start, had some minutes or on the bench we are always ready to represent.”

Speaking further, the former Almeri forward, sought for the support of the fans, and supporters of the national team as they begin their race to a 2026 FIFA world cup tournament.

“They should keep supporting us and I hope in the two games we will come out with a good results,” he added.

In another story, Napoli forward Victor Osimhen talked about an attempt to leave the Diego Maradona Stadium last summer.

According to the 26-year-old, Saudi Arabia club offered him a huge amount of money, big enough to change his “life”.

“It was crazy… the more I said no, the more they increased their financial proposal again and again!”

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“It was literally like: WOW”.

“It was going to change my life and they never gave up!”.

“But I said: no guys. I’m staying.”

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