April, 26 2023.
Matthew Awodi Kingsley will be putting on jersey Number 26, as far as the U17 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) is concerned.
Matthew who is a product of Brook House Football Academy in London, remain one of the foreign lad that will be representing the Golden Eaglet at the U17 AFCON in Algeria.
Recall that the team who is presently in Algeria, are the winner of the WAFU Tournament.
Matthew Awodi, a defensive midfielder, can also play as a defender. What a utility player to the team!
The Benue born young player, will be looking for an opportunity to represent his fatherland, when the tournament commences.
According to Matthew, "I want to thank the coach, for selecting me among the 26 players that will represent Nigeria at a tournament of this magnitude.
“Secondly, I want to thank my parents, who supported me and gave me the necessary encouragement to play at this level. I just want to assure Nigerians that we are focused as a team, we are ready for the task ahead and we’ll be worthy representatives of Nigeria, at the tournament". www.ckdmedia.ng report.
Matthew Awodi concluded by saying, "I give thanks to God, for making the list".