Sunday, September 15, 2013

Ameobi is a good character to have in the Team - Keshi

The Super eagles coach Stephen keshi has rated the newly invited player, Shola Ameobi higher after his debut for the national team in calabar against , Malawi in a world cup qualifying match and has also boasted that his team is not afraid to play any team after the final Leg of the world cup qualifier.

The Coach who spoke with SPORTDIVA.NET expressed his satisfaction towards his attitude on and off the pitch, Keshi said 'Shola Ameobi is a good player, he's a good character to have in the team, he's not just a selfish player, I like his attitude'

Speaking further if Shola will become part of his regular invite, Mr Keshi said 'Have I ever told you that I have a permanent player in my team, every player is expected to fight for a shirt, you must show that you deserve it'

'anyone that have to play, will show me what he's got'

About the draws, when the coach was asked which team he will love to play at the final leg of the world cup qualifier, Keshi said "we can play any team, all the team in Pot A and Pot B are good teams, people should just stop putting unnecessary pressure on the team, analysing which team we will likely play"

"everybody is scared of us as a team, but we are not afraid to play any team, we just have to respect the team we are going to be playing"

Inside Pot 1 is Ghana, Ivory Coast, Algeria, Tunisia and Nigeria; while Pot 2 comsost of Egypt, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Senegal and Ethiopia

The draws will hold this week.

Aderonke Ogunleye


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