Flying Eagles goalkeeper Dele Alampasu has admitted that he needs to fight hard to command regular shirt in the National U-20 team as they prepare for the FIFA U-20 World Cup holding in New Zealand.
The former Golden Eaglets first choice goalkeeper has the likes of Adamu Abubakar, Joshua Enaholo and Olorunleke Ojo to compete with in the team ahead of the World Cup.
Speaking before their departure on Saturday, the Football College Academy player said he is ready to give his best as they arrived in Nuremberg, Germany for their World Cup preparation.
“I have to be frank with you that the task of going to the World Cup is not easy as we all know and every player must work hard to make the final list. I have been in this team for some time and I can tell you that it is made up of quality players,” begins Alampasu.
“For me, I am going to do my best to make sure that I make the final team to New Zealand for the FIFA World Cup. Training in Germany is another advantage for the team because the players will be able to concentrate well for the task ahead.
Alampasu who also spoke on the tournament proper said he was confident that Nigeria will excel in New Zealand while calling on Nigerians to keep supporting the team.
“We are ready to give our best and I will like to appeal to Nigerians to keep supporting us before and during the tournament,” he said.