Heartland FC goalkeeper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa, says he’s desirous to reunite with the nationwide crew and face Cameroon of their worldwide pleasant on the Wiener Neustadt within the Austrian capital, Vienna, on June 4.
Ezenwa, who made his worldwide debut in opposition to Cameroon, was final invited to the nationwide crew within the nation’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier the place he was an unused substitution within the 4-2 victory in opposition to Lesotho in 2019.
Talking with Sunday PUNCH, the 32-year-old stated he was delighted to have been listed within the provisional listing, including that he was prepared to provide his greatest to make the ultimate squad to face Cameroon.
He stated, “It’s a factor of pleasure to be invited again to the nationwide crew as a result of it was not a straightforward job.
“I went via a tricky time however I simply needed to be robust mentally to face the challenges as a result of for most individuals, such factor might hold them down however I by no means misplaced focus and I simply tried to maintain my focus figuring out that’s a part of soccer.
“However I got here again stronger and I had two again to again clear sheets and I’m assured that there’s extra to return. Crucial factor is that I’m so completely happy to be again and getting the call-up is a welcome growth and I’m so completely happy.
“I’m going to provide my greatest and that’s what I’ve at all times accomplished at any time when I’m being known as upon in order that the coach will know that I’m prepared identical to I did once I made my debut within the recreation in opposition to Cameroon within the World Cup qualifier in 2017.”
He continued, “Enjoying in opposition to Cameroon will probably be an exquisite one for me, if I’m opportune to play as a result of I remembered once I performed in opposition to them once they have been the African champion and we beat them 4-0 and that recreation confirmed me to the world and it’s a recreation that I can always remember.”
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