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‘You Need A Godfather To Play In The Eagles’ – Kennedy Chinwo

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Former Flying Eagles defender, Kennedy Chinwo has revealed that being a talent footballer is not enough to earn a spot in the Super Eagles. He noted having a strong godfather is a must to ease ones passing into the country’s team.

He made this surprising confession in an interview on Brila FM, where he also disclosed his love for coaching.

Kennedy Chinwo also made known his desire to play for the country’s national team but express the difficulty involve.

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Chinwo went further saying a few players who he feel should have been given a jersey to play for the highest national team were not given the chance.

“It is the dream of every player to play for the Super Eagles. However, playing in the senior national team won’t just come easy. You need a godfather to play in the Eagles. But if you don’t have, no matter your talent, you won’t be able to play.

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“A few of the players who I feel should have been in the Super Eagles despite their talent were not given a chance to play in the team.”

Recall that Chinwo was part of Samson Siasia-led junior team that narrowly lost the final of the FIFA U-20 World Cup to Lionel Messi’s led Argentina in 2005 in Netherlands.

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