Ogbeche: I Dream Of Playing For Nigeria At World Cup Again

Ogbeche: I Dream Of Playing For Nigeria At World Cup Again

Willem II Tilburg’s Nigerian striker Bartholomew Ogbeche is hopeful his new goalscoring form in the Dutch Eredivise this season can earn him a recall to the Super Eagles ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Ogbeche, 33, was a surprise inclusion in the Super Eagles’ 2002 World Cup squad where he played in the team’s opening two games against Argentina and Sweden. He last played for Nigeria in an African Nations Cup qualifier against Gabon in Libreville in 2004. He scored once in six games.

Ogbeche took his league tally to an impressive seven goals in six games this season after he scored in Willem II Tilburg’s 1-1 draw at home to NAC Breda on Friday.

The goal also saw Ogbeche become the second player in the history of the club to score in four consecutive Eredivisie games. Samuel Armenteros first achieved the feat during the 2014/15 season.

“I dream of to play for my country at the World Cup. I’m scoring again and I am sharp again,” Ogbeche told Fox Sports Netherlands.

“There’s still more time to prove that before the World Cup.”

“I was at the right place at the right time during the game and I was unlucky not to have scored a second.”

The draw means Willem II remain 14th with 15 points from 15 games, one point above NAC Breda.

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  • Lol…you can’t fool us twice, if you like do 4 bicycle kicks

  • Too late bro..

  • he is a good. he deserved to call up

  • I tot as much but I don’t think ur trick will work out this time around. Rorh can’t be fooled.

  • If you like score own goal sef.. you only shine whenever world cup is approaching abi?

  • Sleep again and dreams again

  • That’s a Nightmare. Ghost is chasing you my brother.

  • Funny guy,you think say we don forget, you wey we carry go 2002 world cup even bar you hit,abeg pack well joor.

  • For which world Cup,you mean for Ajegunle?

  • We can’t be deceived twice my brother.

  • You again! It won’t work this time

  • Thank god you called it a dream

  • The wise saying: if u deceive me once shame on me, if twice shame on u.
    The Scissors kick that fooled us in the build up to the 2002 world cup would not have the light of the day this time around.

  • vincent Onuigwe 2 years ago

    every one what to go to world cup in expenses of others , Brother try hard we may give you nation cup chance okay

  • Ifeanyi 2 years ago

    This guys are very trickish when ever World Cup approachies they start scoring goals so they can buy their way to the World Cup team.he should keep it up till May 2018 he might have chance but one thing is clear OGBECHE and MARTINS don’t have future with the super eagles anymore because of their age. I wish them good luck.

  • prince 2 years ago

    We don’t need you sir!

  • But he can play well in world cup like ajegule

  • See this one @d age of 55.

  • Gideon 2 years ago

    Bro.Ogbeche, by the time you’re awake from your dream, the Eagles would have qualified for the round of 8 @Russia 2018.
    So keep on dreaming!

  • No.worry relocate back to naija sign for MUM and join the Chan eagles. That’s the only chance u have back to eagles

  • Mr. Ogbeche or what’s ur name? If u like do SCORPION KICK, we will never fall for it again. Lai lai

  • Ogbeche the dreamer we don’t need you, wash your face and sleep again then your dreams will make you feel 2002 world cup so my brother forget story.

  • Wonders shall never end ..ok super Eagles coach I just score 5 goals for nnewi fc against Mauritanian amateur side I need a call up for the World Cup .

  • He deserves a second chance.

  • Wey we get Henry , ighalo, Martin’s , ideye? Ogbeche Abeg go rest Naso shola ameobi do

  • CHRIS MICHAEL 2 years ago

    Now u re instrested in serving ur father land but dey don’t want ur service, ldt me assure u dat a time is coming dat dey wil be luking and caling u but it wil be too late for dem. keep on more oil on ur head.