The name Cyriel Dessers has been one on the lips of most football loving Nigerian after his assertion that he needs to play for Nigeria beforehand of Belgium, the place his father hails from.
22 yr outdated Dessers trained with Belgium U-21 in 2015 however didn’t play in their European formative years Qualifiers towards Moldova as he was unused exchange in the tie.
Dessers scored 29 objectives and supplied 13 assists ultimate season for NAC Breda to fireside them to advertising to the top flight, however was snapped up through FC Utrecht thanks to his hand in 42 goals.
He spoke with Owngoalnigeria.com senior editor Osas Mahawi on his dream to play for Nigeria and the key in the back of his goal scoring feat closing season, as well as his goal for the brand new season.
OGN – have you been formally approached via Nigeria?
Dessers – No, no longer but but it could be a dream come true for me to characterize Nigeria within the nearest future.
OGN – How so much do you know of the present national team of Nigeria?
Dessers – I apply the picks and games, also the adolescence groups on big tournaments and Olympic video games.
OGN – have you met any participant within the existing national workforce of Nigeria?
Dessers – I performed in opposition to Moses Simon and Wilfred Ndidi up to now in Belgium, and i’ve a mutual relationship with William Troost-Ekong.
OGN – what is the secret at the back of your goal scoring make the most final season for NAC Breda?
Dessers – i think there’s no secret. You want the sensation, onerous work and a excellent staff in the back of you.
OGN – have you set a goal on the quantity of goal you assume you are going to score this season with Utrecht?
Dessers – No I don’t work with a goal, as a result of there are additionally different gadgets the place i will be essential for my group.
OGN – Thanks loads Cyriel Dessers.
Dessers – Thank rather a lot sir.