10 May, 10:16
MFM FC forwards, Olatunbosun Sikiru and Stephen Odey have described their first ever Super Eagles call-up as dream come true.
The two Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) stars were included in the Nigeria's squad for the friendly game against Corsica and a camping in France ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers against South Africa on Saturday, June 10.
Both players have been impressive in the Nigerian topflight this season, their outstanding performances in the leagues have earned them the much-awaiting senior national team invitation.
Between both players, Odey, the Nigerian top league leading scorer and influential left winger, Olatunbosun have scored 19 goals with eight assists in the first stanza of the 2016/17 NPFL season. The former has scored five goals with five assists so far in the league.
-I'm very happy with the call up, it's a dream come true and I want to thank the coaching crew of our team led by Fidelis Ilechukwu and the entire team member, the management as well and our Father in the Lord Dr. Daniel Olukoya who has really tried a lot for me personally with prayers and everything, Olatunbosun told MFM FC Media team.
The NPFL top scorer says he's delighted to have made the 25-man list.
-I'm very excited with the national team invitation. It's every player's dream to play for the Super Eagles and to represent his country and for me this is a dream come true, the 19-year-old striker said.