Switzerland born Nigerian goalkeeper Sebastian Osigwe has sent a message to Gernot Rohr over Super Eagles under German tactician.
The 26-year-old has represented the country of his birth at the U-15’s, 16’s and U-18’s levels, but wants to follow the footsteps of his father, Vitalis Osigwe who played for the three-time Africa Champions in the past.
Osigwe has indicated previously that more than ready to switch allegiance to Nigeria and dump the European nation Switzerland.
Osigwe said: “Getting a national team call up will be one of the best things that will happen to me in 2020. I want to help the national team fight for major honours and playing for Nigeria has always been my dream,” he told Journalists via Footballive.
Nigeria will slug it out with Liberia, Cape Verde, and Central African Republic in Group C in the 2022 FIFA World Cup and Sebastian who was born to a Swiss mother believed the three-time African Champions has what it takes to make out of the group.
“Nigeria is in a good group and looking at the quality in the Super Eagles, we’ll surely make it out of the group,” he assured.
Sebastian Osigwe is currently plying his trade with Swiss second division side SC Kriens and has kept seven clean sheets from 18 games in all competitions.