Nigerian top scorer wants Eagles shirt

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Mountain of Fire and Miracles FC striker Steven Odey has declared himself ready for an invitation to the Super Eagles ‘Grade A’ team that comprise mostly of the foreign-based legion, but admits that starting with the home-based side is not a bad idea.

Speaking on Thursday, the Nigeria Professional Football League top scorer with 12 goals insists that he is good enough to make an immediate impact in Gernot Rhor’s team.

Stephen Odey

“To start with, I want to appreciate those who believe in me. Yes I can play in the main Super Eagles  that have mostly overseas-based players,” Odey stated.

“However I’m humble enough to start with the home-based side for the 2018 Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifiers if the coaches extend an invitation to me.

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“I’m glad I’m scoring for my club and leading the scorers chart, but it is still the coaches that decide who gets invited and who eventually plays.

“If I have the opportunity I’ll be part of the team. I will be under pressure to prove myself, no doubt, but I would just have to do what I know how to do best,” Odey enthused. exit from the King Power stadium. Lopez is Palermo’s FOURTH manager of the season and their ELEVENTH in the last two years. But the Italians continue to struggle and are seven points off safety with just nine games remaining. And Ranieri, ruthlessly sacked less than a year after winning the Premier League title, could now be tasked with beating the drop.

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President Baccaglini is ready to invest a considerable sum of money and the plan is for Ranieri to continue as gaffer even if Palermo drop down to Serie B.

Infamous former chief Maurizio Zamparini stepped down last month after 15 years in charge.

The businessman went through 40 different managers during his time at the club, overseeing the big-money sales of stars including Paulo Dybala, Javier Pastore and Edinson Cavani.

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