"I Am Ready For AFCON": Osimhen Assures Nigerians, Speaks with Sports Minister, NFF President
December, 21 2021.
Super Eagles and Napoli of Italy striker, Victor Osimhen has assured Nigerians that he is ready for the fast approaching 2021 Africa Cup of Nations(AFCON) if picked by Super Eagles handlers.
Osimhen also spoke to the Honourable Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare and the president of the Nigeria Football Federation(NFF) Amaju Pinnick on phone, on Tuesday evening on his availability, baring unforseen circumstances.
The striker returned to training some days back after undergoing surgery, following the horrific face injury sustained in a serie A clash last month.
Osimhen took to his verified twitter(social media networking platform)handle on Tuesday to announce his readiness to be part of the continental football showpiece, starting in Cameroon on the 9th of January, 2022.
"I am 100% ready to represent Nigeria at the 2021 AFCON, if I am picked by the coaches," Osimhen posted on twitter.