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German Club Paderborn Celebrate Collins Super Eagles Invitation For Bafana, Uganda Games

German Club Paderborn Celebrate Collins Super Eagles Invitation For Bafana, Uganda Games

By Adeboye Amosu



German Bundesliga Two side, SC Paderborn have celebrated their left back, Jamilu Collins latest call-up to the Super Eagles and stated that his continuous recognition at the international level is a testament to his good performance with the club, reports Completesportsnigeria. com.


Collins earned his first maiden call-up to the Super Eagles in September for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying clash against Seychelles in Victoria but didn’t feature in the game.


The left-back however made his debut for the three-time African champions in last month’s 2019 AFCON qualifier against the Mediterranean Knights of Libya at the Akwa Ibom International Stadium, Uyo.


He also played the entire 90 minutes in the reverse fixture three days later in Sfax, Tunisia.


Collins is in line to earn his third cap when the Super Eagles face the Bafana Bafana of South Africa on November 17 at the FNB Stadium, Johannesburg after been named in Nigeria’s 24-man squad for the game.


The Super Eagles will also face the Cranes of Uganda in a friendly match three days later at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba.


“The renewed nomination is also a confirmation of his good performance in the 2nd Bundesliga. Jamilu has become a top performer in our defensive network. In the national games, he will gain more valuable experience, “CEO Sport Markus Krösche,” told the club’s official website.


Collins has featured in all of Paderborn’s 12 German Bundesliga Two league games this season.


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  • A natura fit.
    Round peg in a round hole.
    Reminds me of Celestine Babayaro.

    The SE is coming of age again.
    Even Rhor is finding his confidence.
    Imagine Rhor stating he wants to avenge the defeat to South Africa.
    That’s a born again Rhor, talking tough like Westerhof.

    Nigeria is spoiled with talents now.
    What a time to be the SE coach.