Exclusive – Swedish-Nigerian Defender Kyle Konwea Opt For Nigeria Ahead Of Sweden

Posted on Apr 4 2017 - 7:49pm by admin

The defensive options available to educate of the senior national group of Nigeria Gernot Rohr has been boosted following Kyle Konwea choice to go for Nigeria in advance of Sweden.

comfy as a central defender, the over six toes tall defender who moved to Swedish aspect Brommapojkarna in January,has additionally played for granted again or as a defensive midfielder.

Konwea advised Owngoalnigeria.com in an unique chat that he is desirous to play for the tremendous Eagles of Nigeria as a substitute of Sweden, because of his love for the land of his father.

Born to a Nigerian father and a Swedish mom, the 28 12 months outdated tested he has been contacted by using Nigeria up to now, however no contact has been made considering that Rohr took over as tutor.

See full interview under.

OGN : Kyle we will be satisfied to grasp if you are focused on enjoying for Nigeria, and if you think you’ve what it takes to reinforce the workforce.

Kyle : it might in point of fact be a blessing to play for the super Eagles. It has at all times been a dream for me despite the fact that my mum is Swedish and i’m born and raised right here. I do be aware of that the competition is hard but i do imagine in myself and my qualities, which i’d say is strenght and vitality, and to represent your united states of america the place you have got your roots would make you reach the absolute best of your same old.

OGN: we will be able to also be happy to grasp in case you have had any contact with officers of the Nigeria soccer Federation (NFF)?

Kyle: No i havent however when I used to be at BK Häcken in Sweden, I got some calls from representatives from Nigeria and they wanted me to head down there but at that time i didnt take issues significantly. Now Im older, more experienced and take things extra seriously , and if i would get the prospect to head down there i’d take it without any query.

OGN : what is your favourite position on the pitch and what are your main attributes as a defender.

Kyle: My easiest position is in critical defence, but all the way through the years i have played all over the sector but I’m primarily a relevant defender even though i be able to play different positions as smartly. I’m a tall man 195cm, but I’m quick and strong and received a good foot. So my strength i might say is energy and potential.

*Osas Mahawi

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