Nigeria U20 winger Success Makanjuola has received the blessings of former Super Eagles goal king Yakubu Aiyegbeni ahead of Nigeria’s campaign at the U20 World Youth Championship in Poland.
Aiyegbeni drilled the forwards of the team during one of their session with emphasis on shooting and goal scoring. Success was among the players who took part in the drill.
After the completion of the practice, the former Portsmouth, Everton, Blackburn Rovers and Middlesbrough striker said Success will no doubt be a good player in the future if he keeps working hard.
” He can be our own Lionel Messi if he keeps improving, I like the fact that he plays without fear and take on his markers with ease. All he need to do is to continue working hard”, Aiyegbeni said of the 18 year old who played for the Nigeria U17 team of 2017.
The inclusion of Success in the final 21 man list for the tournament didn’t come as a surprise to followers of the team as Owngoalnigeria.com contact at the camp of the team in Germany has identified him as one of the best players in the team.