Wisdom Ubani : In Not Ready For The Super Eagles of Nigeria

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A former Flying Eagles forward, Wisdom Ubani is upbeat he can make the Super Eagles national team invitation when the time is ripe npflupdates.com reports.

Wisdom Ubani, a former Flying  Eagles forward has said he’s not dreaming of a Super Eagles invitation at this point I’m his career.

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According to the 20-year-old, there’s a lot of pressure on players playing formthw Super Eagles. And that pressure, is what he doesn’t want to be part of, hence his decision to stay away from the team or any possible invitation at the moment.

Wisdom Ubani talks about the Super Eagles, players and invitations

Wisdom Ubani

In a recent interview with Soccernet, Wisdom Ubani reflected on his European journey. The young forward, revealed how he almost joined a Belgian professional football club, R.S.C Anderlecht, but t,he deal did not go through.

“After the U-17 World Cup, I had a trial with Anderlecht, but the club could not reach an agreement with my agent. It was a difficult moment. I then joined NK Lokomotiva,” he said.

Speaking further, the former NK Lokomotiva player explained how his game against Hungary and AFCON U-20 Match against Tanzania were his best moments in the Nigerian colours.

“The Hungary game where we won 4-2 was special; I scored in that match. At the AFCON, it was scoring a direct free-kick against Tanzania to make it 4-4.”

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Discussing the crucial free-kick, Ubani explained, “I was confident I could score. I asked my teammates to let me take it and that I will score it. When it went in, they were all surprised.”

Meanwhile, when asked about his readiness for the national team, Wisdom Ubani admitted his readiness for the Super Eagles team. He also talked about the pressure that comes with playing for the team.

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“I’m not ready for the Super Eagles yet. There’s immense pressure at the Golden Eaglets’ level, let alone at the senior national team. I need to be fully prepared for that.”

Speaking further, the teenage forward, expressed his ambitions of making an impact on the national team.

“When I eventually play for the Super Eagles, I want to make an impact. I dream of Nigeria reaching the semi-finals of a World Cup tournament.”

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Wisdom Ubani per his statement on Soccernet said he admires Napoli forward, Victor Osimhen and sees him as a role model

“I look up to [Victor] Osimhen for his goal-scoring abilities and passion on the field. His drive and passion makes him different,” he continued.

He concluded, “I have many goals, but I prefer not to speak too much about them.”

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