Ogu: I’m Proud, Honoured With Eagles’ Jersey


Hapoel Be’er Sheva of Israel midfielder, John Ugochukwu Ogu has disclosed that he always feels proud and honoured anytime he dons the Super Eagles’ jersey, as he sees each pouting in the Nigerian national team as a privilege.

Speaking against reports of his inclusion in the Eagles’ list for next month’s World Cup build-up matches against Poland and Serbia, Ogu said it is a thing of joy for him to fully cherish.

While expressing hope that and his national teammates would be able to pick good results in all their upcoming friendlies and do well at the Mundial, Ogu further stated that he is grateful to God for all that he has achieved in his career.

The former Academica de Coimbra of Portugal towering midfielder, who has also seen action in Spain and Slovenia, promised to give his best in the Eagles’ upcoming friendly games against Poland and Serbia on the 23 and 27 of March respectively.

The 29-year-old Ogu, who has featured sixteen times for the Eagles since making his debut in 2013, with two goals to his name, is also keen on representing the country at the World Cup in Russia later this year.

Ogu, who was impressive for Nigeria in their last outings against Algeria and Argentina, said it is always an honour for him to play for Nigeria and promised that he will continue to give his best for the nation.

“Representing my country is an honour that nobody can ever take away from me and something that I am so proud to have achieved. I am so grateful to God for all,” Ogu said.


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