Striker aims to win back Super Eagles spot

The 27-year-old last played for the Super Eagles in November of 2013 in a 2014 World Cup qualifiers

Brown Ideye sends goodluck wishes to Super Eagles

Nigeria international striker, Brown Ideye has expressed his determination in winning back his spot in the Super Eagles team.

The 27-year-old last played for the Super Eagles in November of 2013 in a 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

Sunday Oliseh also continued to ignore the striker since he took over as coach of the Super Eagles but Ideye insists he is still available for a call-up.

"I am a Nigerian and always will be available for Nigeria whenever I am called,” Ideye told Super Sports recently.

“There is a new coach who is building a new team. I believe that as long as I keep playing well and scoring and providing assists at Olympiakos I believe I will get a call".

The Olympiakos of Greece striker also revealed that he lost sleep after he was excluded from Nigeria’s squad to the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

Ideye was part of Stephen Keshi’s squad that won the 2013 African Cup of Nations and also the Confederation Cup later that year in Brazil.

He was however surprisingly left out of the World Cup team that reached the second round of the 2014 World Cup.

"For some time I could not sleep,” the former West Brom striker said.

“My wife helped me a lot by always telling me that greater things are in store for me in the future.

“The most painful period was watching the tournament. I supported the team but I felt bad that I was not able to help my country out".


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