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Dessers Gets Nigerian Passport, Set For Super Eagles Debut


Heracles Almelo of Holland forward Cyriel Dessers has obtained a Nigerian passport paving the way for his invitation to the Super Eagles for next month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations double-header against the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone.

Dessers according to a report was issued the passport on Tuesday.

The 25-year-old was born in Leuven to a Belgian father and Nigerian mother.

He is now expected to be named in Nigeria’s squad for the games against Sierra Leone after pledging his allegiance to the three-time African champions.

Dessers is currently the top scorer in the Dutch Eredivisie with 15 goals in 24 appearances.

The Super Eagles top Group L after winning their opening two games against Benin Republic and Lesotho.

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