He was a poster boy during his short stint at Shooting Stars and CHAN Eagles, before taking his game abroad, young talent Sunday Faleye is happy to blaze trail for the Olympic Eagles.
The skillful forward climbed off the bench to score a goal and provided an assist as Nigeria destroyed Sudan 5-0 to qualify for the U23 AFCON.
It was a completely dominant performance from the hosts as they qualified 5-1 on aggregate.
Sunday Faleye says that it was a great feeling to score for his beloved country.
“I feel good giving a good account of myself. It was actually a game for us to win,” the FC Wacker Innsbruck forward told Futbalgalore.com.
“Am happy we emerged victorious.
“Playing for Nigeria at any level isn’t what anybody can jump into. When you are given the chance, it’s important to grab it. That’s what I did,” he concluded.