Super Eagles new call up Samuel Kalu said he is eager to justify is call-up to the national squad.
He said he will ‘give everything to the Super Eagles’ to ensure the team gets all three points from Seychelles and stay in contention for qualification for African Cup of Nations tournament.
Kalu, who completed a switch to French outfit Bordeaux this summer, in an interview posted on team official Twitter page, said;
“I’m prepared to give everything to the Super Eagles.
“It’s my first call-up and I want to make the country proud. I’m expecting us to win the game and nothing more.”
The new forward also stated that the Super Eagles will give everything when the Super Eagles of Nigeria take on their counterparts from Seychelles in a 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier.
The Super Eagles and the Pirates of both lost their opening games of the qualification series and need a victory to stay in contention to progress from the group.
When asked on what the Nigerians can expect from the team against their hosts, Kalu responded that he and his teammates will take care of business.
He also revealed that the Super Eagles are motivated to win the encounter as they are aware of the consequences of another dropped points. He said;
“I’m expecting us to win the game and nothing more. It’s an important game that we cannot afford to lose.
“We have to work hard and do whatever we can to win the game.”
Kalu and new invitees such as Semi Ajayi and Jamilu Collins will hope to make their debut when Nigeria take on Seychelles on Saturday, September 8 Kick Off 1:30 PM.