Pirates, Ado Haag Chase Red Hot Uzoenyi

…Tipped For CHAN MVP

Super Eagles in-form left-sided midfielder Ejike Uzoenyi is in hot demand and National Weekender can authoritatively reveal that the Rangers Int’l ace is now a major target of South African top side, Orlando Pirates. Officials of the Black Axe are making enquiries about his availability but they have been politely asked to wait till the end of the CHAN tournament. According to the diminutive player this will enable him concentrate in helping his country win the tourney.

Similarly Dutch Eredivse side Ado Dan Haag which once had Uzoenyi’s compatriot, Kenneth Omeruo on its payroll is also interested in the ebony complexioned utility player who has stole the CHAN show in South Africa. National Weekender gathered that officials of the Dutch first division club have sent in words stating that Uzoenyi will top their wish-list in the next transfer market.

Meanwhile Uzoenyi has been tipped to emerge as the Most Valuable Player of the CHAN tournament if Eagles can reach the final of the tourney. Speaking to National Weekender in telephone chat former Super Eagles goalkeeper, Dosu Joseph, said, “it is not in doubt that Uzoenyi will win the tournament’s best player but that will be on condition that Eagles reach the final of the tournament. He has had a splendid performance in South Africa. He has really distinguished himself from the rest of the pack and I am really happy for him. He has made Nigeria and Keshi in particular proud.”

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