Feirense forward, Abraham Marcus, has admitted he was surprised at his first-ever call-up to the Nigerian national team.
Gernot Rohr included Marcus in his 31-man squad to take on Cameroon in an international friendly in Vienna on June 4.
Marcus has revealed he found it difficult to believe his invitation to the Super Eagles and had to confirm it with his manager at Feirense.
“I told my late dad before he passed that any time I step foot in Europe and have a good season, I will surely make it to the national team.
“My dad loved football and he always wanted to see me in the Super Eagles. So when I saw my name on the list, the first thing I did was to go straight to the bathroom to relieve myself. I did not believe it.
“I looked at the name again to make sure there was no mistake, and then I called my boss to ask him if this was really me or somebody else.
“Even when he said it was me, I still did not quite believe it and then a few minutes later, my phone started blowing up. I think that was when I finally believed that it was me.
“I was very, very excited when I saw my name on the list. It is a dream come true. Having a chance to play football is just a joy for me.
“My main focus is just to score goals. Any time I am on the pitch, I just try to do what the coach tells me so I can score.
“It is a privilege to play with the big players in Nigeria like Ahmed Musa, Alex Iwobi, Peter Etebo, Victor Osimhen. I cannot wait to meet everyone,” Marcus told ESPN
Nollywood actress, Nkechi Blessing has opened up on one thing she is addicted to.
According to Nkechi in her recent post on Instagram, she is addicted to travelling.
Sharing a photo of herself on an airplane, the 32-year-old wrote;
"Traveling is my healthiest ADDICTION ….Secure the bag Queen"
Reacting to this;
@chilove216 wrote "rich Aunty…..Safe trip"
@ada_porsche wrote "Make money n go on holidays"
@ado_rable1 wrote "This country no fit you, abeg change location"
Senior Special Assistant to Governor Dapo Abiodun, Abidemi Rufai, has been arrested at JFK airport in United States for allegedly defrauding the Washington Employment Security Department (ESD) during the COVID-19 pandemic to the tune of $350,000
Rufai, an House of Representatives aspirant for Ijebu Central Federal Constituency of Ogun State who ran on the All Progressives Congress platform for the 2019 election, was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York while trying to escape to Nigeria.
Rufai, aka ‘Sandy Tang’, 42, is charged with wiring over $350,000 in unemployment benefits in the U.S.
He allegedly submitted dozens of unemployment claims using stolen identities between March and October 2020.
He used a single Gmail account to file 102 claims for ESD...
Mixed reactions have trailed the name of popular actress Iyabo Ojo after her colleague, Baba Ijesha, was granted bail.
The recent weeks in the Nigerian entertainment industry has been filled with different dramas, and one of them is the issue of Baba Ijesha.
It is no longer news that men of the Nigerian police picked up Baba Ijesha after CCTV footage of Baba Ijesha sexually molesting a 14-year-old girl kept in Comedian Princess custody.
Well, Iyabo Ojo fought heavily as she vowed not to allow Baba Ijesha leave where he was held custody and that justice must be served.
Well, fast forward to yesterday, reports hits the Internet that Baba Ijesha had been released on bail....