Jose Peseiro to recruit Atalanta defender Caleb Okoli for Nigeria


Jose Peseiro is planning on recruiting Italy U-21, and Atalanta defender, Caleb Okoli for the Super Eagles of Nigeria.

Caleb Okoli, 21, born in Vicenza, Italy, is eligible to play for Nigeria through his parents and coach Jose Peseiro has said he would be in touch.

Peseiro while talking with tuttomercatoweb revealed his plans on recruiting the Atalanta defender for Nigeria.

“Yes, we will try,” said Peseiro when asked if try to convince Caleb Okoli, to wear the Nigeria shirt.

“After this friendly match against Portugal, there will be time to talk to him and to understand his decision. Whether he wants to play with us or not.

“I will talk to him through Lookman: I will present my model to him. , what do I think of him, the project we can have together with Nigeria “.

The Portuguese also talked about the other Super Eagles stars in Italy.

“Ola Aina is our starter, an important player. Ebuehi will come with us, Dessers also scored in the last friendly match.

“Then there are also Okereke, Success and more: we are really happy with all the guys and we believe in it a lot.”


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