Name: Cyriel Dessers
DOB: 8 December 1994 (25)
Place of Birth: Tongeren, Belgium
Height: 1.85m (6ft 1in)
Club: Heracles Almelo
Career Stats: 138 Appearances (55 Goals)
25-year old Striker, Cyriel Dessers has been handed his first call up to the Super of Eagles of Nigeria. He has been named by head coach, Gernot Rohr, in the provisional squad to face the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone in their 2020 African Cup of Nations qualifiers double-header.
The striker, who has only recently publicly declared his intention to represent Nigeria, and switched his international allegiance from Belgium, will be excited to get his opportunity to meet the Nigerian fans and shine in the Legendary green-and-white jersey.
Cyriel has scored 28 goals in all competitions for Heracles Almelo this season, while assisting 5 goals in the process and his side currently sit 9th in the Dutch Eredivisie.
The Super Eagles host Sierra Leone at the Stephen Keshi stadium in Asaba on March 27, 2020 before travelling for the return leg happening on March 31st, at the National Stadium in Freetown, Sierra Leone.
Are you excited to see him in the squad ? How do you think he will get on ?
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Author: Ayotunde Ogala
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