Rizespor star Azubuike Okechukwu is eyeing a call up to the Super Eagles after in last appearance in 2016.
The central midfielder is the current captain of the Nigeria U23 led by Imama Amapakabo and one match away from booking their place at the 2019 U-23 African Cup of Nations in Morocco later in November.
”Normally the next level should be the Super Eagles, that is my dream actually, to represent my country in that level. That is the highest level in Nigeria,” Okechukwu said on Saturday morning.
”For me I pray every day and I dream to be in that team, to show the little of what I have.”
The player also said he’s optimistic that the Super Eagles will do well in this year’s Africa Cup of Nations which begins next month in Egypt.
”Looking at our group, it is not an easy one because we don’t have underdogs anymore.
”For me, we have a wonderful squad, top players playing in Europe and everywhere, so we should go there with the strength, zeal.
”I strongly believe we will win every game in our group in the first round and then we talk about the second round”. He added.