Done Deal: I can’t Wait To Make Lokomotiv Plovdiv Debut – Eze
Nigeria’s Home Eagles defender, Stephen Eze has said he can’t wait to make his debut for his new Bulgarian club, PFC Lokomotiv Plovdiv after he was officially unveiled on Thursday.
Eze who featured in Nigeria’s defence as they finished runner-up in the recently concluded African Nations Championship (CHAN) losing 4-0 to host Morocco in the final, was full of high expectations in his new challenge.
The former Kano Pillars defender arrived in Plovdiv on Thursday after being with the Nigeria’s national team in Morocco. Eze met coach Bruno Akropovich, then went to the meeting between the representative team and the fans of Lokomotiv.
Speaking after his unveling at the club, Eze said: “I am happy to be part of a big club like Lokomotiv Plovdiv, and I can not wait to make my debut for the team and I will give everything to make this great club go ahead and only.
“Playing the African Nations Championship and representing the national team there is a great honor for me. A dream for every footballer is to play a final of such rank.
“Unfortunately, we lost from Morocco, but I had the opportunity to compete alongside strong and proven players, and I also had a lot of experience. I hope that with my good games for Nigeria I can participate in the World Championship in Russia in June.
“I’m glad I have two friends from Nigeria in the squad – Mohammed Musa and Mustafa Abdullah. They will help me get used to the situation, “Eze told lokomotivpd.com after arriving the club on Thursday.
Meanwhile, PFC Lokomotiv wishes Stephen Eze to be a success with a “black and white” jersey. The 23-year-old defender has played for clubs like Lobi Stars, Sunshine Stars and FC Ifeanyi Ubah in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) before leaving the country for professional football.