Belgian striker Dessers wants to play for Nigeria


Utrecht and Belgian born striker, Cyriel Dessers has revealed he is weighing up his options of representing Nigeria, scooped.

The 22-year old Belgian striker has admitted breaking into the Belgian national team may be out of his hands and he is thinking of switching Nationality to Nigeria.

Dessers, who has not featured for any of the Belgian national teams despite his invitation to the Belgian National U21 team, considers the chance of playing for Nigeria as a nice proposition.

Dessers recently moved to FC Utrecht in the Dutch Eredivisie

He recently joined Eredivisie side, FC Utrecht from NAC Breda where he scored 29 goals in the regular season and playoffs.

“I’m concentrating on Utrecht now, but if something happens with Nigeria, that would be nice.

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“I have to be realistic. Competition with Belgium is very big with Lukaku, Batshuayi, Origi, Benteke and now Dimata. They are all Still young.

“In Nigeria there are also top players, but maybe there I will be given a shot,” Dessers opined.


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