New Zealand 2015: Sokari Celebrates Birthday On Kick-Off Day
By Bamidele Boluwaji:
Flying Eagles midfielder Kingsley Sokari will clock 20 on the day the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup will kick off in New Zealand, completesportsnigeria.com can report.
The Enyimba star is the oldest player in the 21-man Nigeria squad.
Sokari has been very impressive for Enyimba and has also been invited to the Super Eagles camp by Stephen Keshi, while Samson Siasia is also eyeing the midfielder to be part of his team to the 2015 All Africa Games in Congo and the Olympic Games qualifiers.
The next oldest to Sokari in the World Cup squad is KAA Gent of Belgium forward, Moses Simon, who clocks 20 on July 12.
Meanwhile, the youngest player in the squad is midfielder Ifeanyi Mattew who is a little bit above 18.
The Flying Eagles, who have spent some days in Germany preparing for the tournament, will face Brazil, Hungary and North Korea in the first round of the tournament billed to kick off on May 30.