Nigerian winger Chidera Ejuke has responded to his latest FIFA21 Rating as the fastest Nigerian in the latest installment of the Video Game.
Ejuke who recently joined Russian side CSKA Moscow from SC Heerenveen for €11.50m earned his debut national team call up following an impressive run last season and how quickly the speedster has settle in the Russian Premier League.
In EA Sports unveiling of FIFA 2021 Top rated players, Ejuke appeared alongside Ismaïla Sarr, Achraf Hakimi, Sadio Mane and Krepin Diatta as the fastest Africans and in the top 20.
The 22 year-old was rated 94 for pace making him Nigeria’s new flash and the Winger told footballlive it shows reward for his work.
“I was happy and more so because it means all the hard work I put into my craft isn’t going unnoticed.
“There are many Players with these abilities and to be the fastest means the result of my work is showing.”
Nigeria will face Ivory Coast in an international friendly next month, the 21st official meeting between Two of Africa’s exciting sides.
Four days later that go up against Tunisia, 15 months after the sides clashed in the third place playoff in the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
— The NFF 🇳🇬 (@thenff) September 21, 2020
Ejuke is excited about the prospect of playing for the Super Eagles and explains he still can’t “put the feeling into words”, but is eager to jump right into action.