By James Agberebi:
Anthony Ujah has disclosed that his plan to prove a point with the Super Eagles made him snub more lucrative deals elsewhere to sign for Werder Bremen.
“Although I had offers from clubs in China and Russia where I would have earned more money, I decided to sign for Bremen,” Ujah told FIFA.com.
“I chose a club which I believed would help me develop as a player and bring me back to the national team set-up.
“It is very, very important for me to get another chance to play for my country because up till now I have not had so much success, but with the new coach and new set-up I hope this will be my chance.
“I think the move (to Werder Bremen) played a role because I had a very good pre-season. With our style of play, with the offensive football in Bremen, it’s a dream for every striker to be part of. I think it will make me a better player.”
Ujah stated further that coach Oliseh’s experience in the German league will be to his (Ujah’s) advantage.
“Sunday Oliseh played in the German Bundesliga, so I hope that will speak for me. He is well informed because the German league is not a small league. It is the league where the world champions came from,” he added.
The former Koln forward is in the Super Eagles squad for Saturday’s African Cup of Nations qualifier against Tanzania.