Former Nigerian international Sam Sodje has hailed the current crop of Super Eagles players as the ‘Golden Generation’.
The former Westbromwich Albion centre-back stated that the Super Eagles currently have talented young players, while hoping that the NFF get a technical crew that will match the talent in the team.
“I think we should be really pleased to have this players, because this is a golden generation, we’ve got talented young players, hopefully we can get the technical crew that will match the talent that we have, honestly i have seen them play live, and i love the way they play, i am looking forward to them play together and hopefull win stuff together”
Sam Sodje who scored 12 goals in his 83 appearance with Brentford City, praised the Nigeria Football Federation for a job welldone, he also reiterated that no player is bigger than the team, adding that all he invited players are happy to play with Nigeria, he mentioned this while speaking with the Super Eagles media team.
” The current Nigeria Football Federation board made the Super Eagles more attractive again, so players from abroad will always want to play.” He proceeded, ” i don’t think Nigeria should beg any player, and i dont think they begged any player, it is nice to always approach players, because they are all Nigerians.”
Sam Sodje started his career from 1998 playing with Stevenage Borough, before joining Margate. Sodje went on to play for 9 different English teams, including Westbromwhich Albion, Portsmouth, Watford etc. scoring 32 goals as a defender for all 9 teams played for.
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