Cyriel Dessers has expressed his disappointment after having to wait for his international bow with Nigeria following the postponement of 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers due to the coronavirus pandemic, reports Completesports.com.
Dessers, 25, was named in Nigeria’s squad for the 2021 AFCON qualifying double-header against the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone which was earlier scheduled to take place this month.
The Heracles Almelo forward has been in superlative form in the Dutch Eredivisie this season with 15 goals in 26 league appearances for his club and was eager to feature for the three-time African champions.
The rapid spread of the coronavirus pandemic however forced the Confederation of African Football to postpone the qualifiers.
“Pooh, in the beginning it was mentally tough. I was excited, because that would have been the best moment of my career,”Dessers told nos.nl.
“But of course there are now much more important things going on for everyone. That…
Source: Complete Sports