Belgian-born Nigerian striker Cyriel Dessers has said he is looking forward to featuring for the Super Eagles, Completesports.com reports.
Dessers who plays for Dutch Eredivisie side, Heracles, made this known after he was given the Revelation of The Year Award, at the maiden edition of The Ballers Award held on Sunday in Lagos.
Reacting to the award, Dessers expressed his delight for being the recipient.
He also thanked everyone who voted for him.
“Honoured to get this award! It means a lot to me, thanks Naija footballers and people who voted for me.
“Hope to see you soon,” he wrote on his verified Twitter handle on Monday.
In December 2019, Dessers declared his intention to play for Nigeria after discussing with NFF president Amaju Pinnick.
“After series of discussion with the NFF President, Amaju Pinnick, I have decided to fully commit myself to Nigeria and the Super Eagles and I am going to work to be part of the team and fight for more sucesss for the country.
“I am a proud Nigerian, and I can’t wait to fulfill my dream of wearing the green white green.”
Meanwhile other winners at the award include Super Eagles trio of Wilfred Ndidi, Daniel Akpeyi and William Troost-Ekong who won Footballer of The Year, Goalkeeper of The Year and Defender of The Year awards respectively.
In the women’s category, Super Falcons defender Onome Ebi got the Female Footballer of The Year award.
Former Super Eagles striker Odion got the Humanitarian of The Year and Forward of The Year awards.
By James Agberebi
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