Apam Dreams Eagles Return

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APAM1Rennes FC of France and Super Eagles  defender, Onyekachi Apam, has Confirmed that he still looks forward to playing for Nigeria when the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifiers resume on March 23.

The former Flying Eagles star who narrowly missed out from the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa due to injury said he was happy that the players coach Stephen Keshi took to the Nations Cup did not disappoint the nation, while expressing confidence that Nigeria will not miss out from the Mundial holding in Brazil.

“As a Nigerian, I am happy that my country won the Nations Cup in South Africa even if I was not there. I’m very proud of the players and with what they have done, I am sure that they can do more. Nobody knew they were going to end the tournament with the trophy but God has made it possible and we all have to celebrate it,” says the France-based player.

“For me, I am a Nigerian and I will be ready to play for my country anytime the coaches need my attention in the national team. The fact that I was not in South Africa does not mean I would not have something to contribute in future.”

Apam who was not used in his club’s 2-2 draw with Sochaux in a French Ligue 1 game played at the weekend has also expressed confidence that Nigeria has something good to offer at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

“I am sure that if we qualify, we can go all the way to make a good impact at the World Cup but for now, the team just needs to focus on the quest for qualification,” he concludes.

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