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“If I have the chance to play for Nigeria I will gladly do that” – Ghanaian Goalkeeper

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"If i have the chance to play for Nigeria I will gladly do that" - Ghanaian Goalkeeper

Ghanaian goalkeeper and Enyimba FC player, Fatau Dauda has spoken about his admiration for the Super eagles of Nigeria and his wish to play for the Nigerian national team if he gets the privilege.

The Enyimba FC goalkeeper while speaking, said he will embrace the call to play for Nigerian national team provided FIFA rules will permit him to do so.

Despite playing for the Black Stars of Ghana at the AFCON and also at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, the Ghanaian goalkeeper has been ignored by new Ghana coach Kwasi Appiah since assuming post in May this year.

When quizzed by Complete sports Nigeria, if he would be glad to represent the Super Eagles after he has not been regarded by the new coach, Dauda said excitedly.

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“Why not?

He further responded.

“Nigerians are passionate about football. They love football like we Ghanaian and you know that rivalry will be there forever”.

Fatau Dauda in action during a football match

Fatau Dauda in action during a football match

The Enyimba FC player says he will be glad to play for Nigeria, only if FIFA will reconsider the rules of playing for a national team.

“If FIFA changes their law today and I have the chance to play for Nigeria I will gladly do that. I won’t think twice before accepting the offer. There are a lot of talented players in the Super Eagles and it will be great to be part of a great team.

Dauda who is never bothered about by the continuous snub by Ghanaian new coach, Kwasi Appiah said he will continually perform better for him to be noticed by his country.

“For me, the most important thing now is to continue to do well for my club. It is when you do well for your club that you will possibly be recognized by your country. The media and the federation in Ghana are monitoring my performance here and if the coaches deem it fit they will invite me.

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