Eagles star Odey set to make his full debut in Switzerland - FCNaija

Naija Players Abroad By: Ambrose Udeme | 03/12/2017

Super Eagles striker Stephen Odey will on Sunday make his first debut for FC Zurich since his switch from NPFL outfit MFM FC to the Swiss capital club back in September.

Zurich face FC St. Gallen 1879 away from home in a Super League matchday 17 fixture and the Nigerian youngster has been named in Ulrich Forte's starting XI for Sunday's 4 pm kickoff.

Odey has started from the bench in the 2-1 defeat to leaders Young Boys on his first league debut and was an unused substitute in The City Club's 2-0 win over Lausanne Sport at home in their last league fixture.

Confirming his inclusion in the starting line-up for Sunday's game, Odey said: "It's another MATCHDAY for us and I am super excited to be in the starting XI for the first time since I joined FC Zürich.

"Really looking forward to a thrilling moment against St. Gallen..The game will kick off from 4pm Nigerian time."

Odey and his Zud[rich sie head into Sunday's game in third place in the 10-team Super League table while their hosts St. Gallen sit one point and one place behind the men from the capital.

Odey scored scored 18 NPFL goals to help his former side MFM FC finish second in the Nigerian league and secure qualification for CAF Champions League next summer, jut two seasons after joining the Nigerian top tier.

With the victory over Lausanne-Sport and the qualification for the semi-final of the Helvetia Swiss Cup, Zurich have made the perfect start to the Week with three games within eight days.