The name Samuel Nnoshiri came to the limelight early this year, a product of ASJ Academy Eziobodo who took the league by storm, scoring two goals and two assists.
His ability to arrive in pockets of spaces, deft touches ,vision and precision set him apart from the crowd.
The Flying Eagles handlers in a bid to fortify the squad ahead of the U-20 world cup in Poland invited him to the National team but he unfortunately got injured few weeks to the World Cup.
Destiny they say might be delayed but can’t be denied. After the harrowing experience of losing out to an injury he got while playing for Heartland against Plateau United, the teenage sensation has been picked by Flying Eagles gaffer Paul Aigbogun as a member of the privileged 18 that will hoist Nigeria’s flag at the 12th African Games which kick starts this weekend in Morroco.
Nnoshiri alongside other 17 players will hope to make Nigeria proud in Rabat venue for the 12th African Games.
The U20 team has been training in Abuja for the past two weeks as they prepare for Africa’s showpiece multi-sport event.
The team of 18 players and their officials will travel to Lagos on Tuesday and then fly to Morocco on Wednesday morning.