One Game Not Enough To Test An International Player : Nwakaeme Sends Message To Rohr Ahead Of AFCON
Trabzonspor star AnthonyNwakaeme has revealedthat one game is notenough to test a playerat international level andis asking for anotherchance to show his skillsin subsequent matches.The experienced strikeris disappointed not to begetting call-ups to theSuper Eagles since hemade his debut in aWorld Cup qualifier against Algeria in November 2017,which was later forfeited because Nigeria fielded anineligible player.”If I am not disappointed I’d be lying. It was not mybest game against Algeria but it was not so bad likethey look at it,” Nwakaeme told Super Sport Naija Madeon Saturday morning.”After one game I think that’s not fair on my own part.In football, anything can happen, different coaches,different people, different mentality.”Nigeria have qualified for the 2019 African Cup ofNations with a game to spare and Nwakaeme believeshe has a chance to be part of the traveling party nextsummer.”Every football player wants to be in the team but atthe end of the day the coach decides. Whatever thedecision the coach takes, I wish them good luck, Nigeriais my country.”Whatever they do, they have my full support. If I makethe team, glory be to God, if I don’t I wish them thebest just like in the World Cup.”I am a football player I want to play, you cannot putyourself,” he concluded.This season, Anthony Nwakaeme has scored two goalsin eight appearances for Trabzonspor, whom he joinedfrom Hapoel Beer Sheva in the summer transferwindow.