February, 22 2022.
The invitation of Liecester City striker Ademola Lookman to the Super Eagles ahead of the all important world cup qualifier against the black stars of Ghana has continued to attract comments, especially from football stakeholders, majority of whom believe, his addition will add bite to the Eagles attack and give Nigeria more options going forward
Super Eagles assistant coach, Emmanuel Amuneke is one of those and he is confident that this move is coming at the right time.
Amunike spoke with www.ckdmedia.ng about the merit of having Ademola Lookman join the team.
“He is a great addition to the team, a player that is ready to give his best anytime he is called upon. Playing regularly for Leicester city shows he has come of age and ready for the big ocassion. That explains why we needed him in our fold. I am happy he has agreed to join" he concluded
The former Barcelona of Spain and Super Eagles dashing winger, said there is room for Lookman to justify his change of Nationality from England to Nigeria and prove a point to those who believe in him.
Former African footballer of the year Emmanuel Amuneke believes apart from hard work the team also needs an element of luck to pick the World Cup ticket and assures that the technical crew will put in their very best to achieve that aim.