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Out-of-favour Eagles star eyes World Cup place - FCNaija

Super Eagles By: Linus Onyeze | 04/01/2018

Out-of-favour Nigeria striker Brown Ideye is eyeing a return to the Super Eagles and he wants to play at this summer’s World Cup in Russia.

Ideye was part of the team when they began the World Cup qualifiers, but has since slipped into oblivion to the point of being relegated to the reserves at his Chinese club Tianjinn Teda, but he remains intent on going to the World Cup with Nigeria and says he will bring goals and his experience to bear if he gets the chance..

“It’s very important for me as a player to be at the World Cup because I’m 29 and I’m at my peak, this is the time for me to go and play and show myself to the world,” he declared.

“We need experience and at the World Cup you need the best, and I will also bring goals to the team.”

He added: “This year is a big year for me as well as for Nigeria because everyone is looking forward to the World Cup.

“I’m ready to give 120% on and off the pitch and they will see me once again at the World Cup.”