Ojo Olorunleke

Favour Itua

Enyimba International shot-stopper Ojo Olorunleke has attributed his call up to the Super Eagles to God’s time and hard work following his inclusion in a 30-man squad for friendlies against Mexico and Ecuador in June.

The former Nigerian Federation Cup winner in an exclusive chat with Favour Itua said;

“It really means a lot, it is an encouragement and this is just to believe that hard work pays and patience also has a lot to do in someone’s life.

“This will really help me and I hope it will end well.”

The 26-year-old has made 15 appearances with Enyimba this season, with 6 clean sheets and 3 appearances in the CAF Confederations Cup with 3 clean sheets.

When asked how he has reacted when not been invited in the past despite his league form, Olorunleke said;

“Everything happens in God’s time, I’m a child of destiny, I believe all these while it has not happened, it has not been my time also as a professional player, you just have to calm down and remain focussed.

“All these while my club activities has been my priority, I thank God for everything,” He told NigerianFootballer.com.

Ojo is one of the eight home-based players invited by Super Eagles coach, Salisu Yusuf.

The three-time African champions will clash with Mexico at the AT & T Stadium in Dallas, on Saturday, 28th May, before flying to New Jersey to tackle Ecuador at the Red Bull Arena in Harrison on Thursday, 2nd June.

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