Nigeria striker Mohammed Hafizu, who plays for Mauritania side Jahe El Mina, hopes to score 10 goals for his club this season.

The 23-year-old featured for Nura SK and Aljazira Football Academy in the past.

“I want to have a great season with great performances and goals by and I hope to go injury-free,” Hafizu told in an exclusive interview. “I am hoping to score 10 goals this season, and I will work harder to achieve that.”

The forward revealed his ambition for Nigeria, his favourite club, role models and Super Eagles’ chances at Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cameroon.

“Every great player want to part of the Super Eagles. If the chance comes I will grab it with both hands,” he admitted.

“Growing up I have always loved to play for Enyimba Football Club of Aba.”

“Ahmed Musa and Samuel Eto’o Fils are players I have always looked up to.”

“We have a young side playing for top flight teams in Europe. With the new coach bringing back the traditional wing play style will help the team. Lifting the AFCON is possible for the team.”

Hafizu stated that there is no pressure on him to perform.

“There is no pressure on me at all. I’m Hafizu, God has plans for everyone so I am looking forward to Him to make me what he said I will be in football. I am hoping to play in Spain, Germany, France, Netherlands or England one day,” he said to


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