Ujpest Striker Peter Ambrose Ready To Play For Olympic Eagles, Hails Coach Salisu
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By Tolulope Oguntimehin
Newly acquired Ujpest of Hungary striker, Peter Ambrose has reiterated his commitment to play for Nigeria U-23 Olympic Eagles if called upon by the technical crew.
Ambrose who joined the Hungarian giants in a mouth-watering four-year deal from Turkish side, Balikesirspor has already hit the ground running by getting on the score sheet in his new side 3-1 loss to Paks FC
The Nigerian who spoke with Vice President, John Utaka Academy, Usman Abubakar Chata said he is happy to score for his team but not happy that they lost
“I am happy to have scored unfortunately we lost. We hope to bounce back in our next match. The league is a marathon so we will raise our heads and look forward to the next match,” he said.
Ambrose also reiterated his resolve to play for Nigeria if given the opportunity
“I have been monitoring the U-23 team and I am impressed with what the did in the last match against Tanzania and also the home based eagles against Costa Rica.
“Coach Salisu is an experienced tactician with achievement at club level and at the national team. All he just need is everybody’s support to achieve.”
He expressed his readiness to make personal sacrifice to play for Nigeria
“I am ready to come down to Nigeria to assist the country in ensuring that we qualify for the Olympic,” ‘he concluded.
The Olympic Eagles will continue their quest for Paris 2024 Olympic Games ticket when they file out against Guinea in the final Qualifying round for the U-23 Nations Cup, next year.