INTERVIEW: Uche Agbo speaks on first-ever Eagles call-up

INTERVIEW: Uche Agbo speaks on first-ever Eagles call-up
Uche Agbo - Granada

by Staff Reporter

Tuesday Oct 04, 2016. 08:19

Former U20 star Uche Agbo has said he is delighted to join the Super Eagles training camp in Abuja ahead of Sunday’s World Cup qualifier in Zambia.

The Granada CF defensive midfielder-turned-defender speaks specially on his first-ever Eagles call-up and his reunion with Flying Eagles mates Shehu Abdullahi, Moses Simeon, Wilfred Ndidi and Kingsley Madu.

READ: Eagles now off to Zambia Saturday

The interview:

QUESTION: Uche, I see you have just arrived the Super Eagles.


QUESTION: It is now a reality you are in the Eagles training camp.

I feel good and I’m looking forward to the trainings and the match in Zambia.

QUESTION: Who will you dedicate this invitation to?

To my friends and family and especially my younger brother, Chibueze, who is a far better player than me.

QUESTION: This season, Granada have converted you from midfield to central defence.

I am doing my best in my new position and I hope to do more.

My new position has been a blessing in disguise as I have now got my first Eagles call-up as a result.

This is good for my career, for my development.

QUESTION: It should be a happy reunion for you and your former Flying Eagles mates – Moses Simeon, Wilfred Ndidi, Shehu Abdullahi and Kingsley Madu.

Yes, I played with all of them at the 2013 FIFA U20 World Cup in Turkey. We are now back together to represent our country at a higher level. It is very good for all of us.

QUESTION: Unfortunately, you will not be reuniting with your friend and former roommate at Granada Isaac Success as he is has opted out of this match due to injury.

I am disappointed he will miss this match. I spoke to him before I came down and we had even agreed we will stay in the same room in camp.

I am disappointed he won’t be around.

By Kola Daniel

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