Flying Eagles forward Chidera Ezeh has spoken of his
readiness to feature for the first team of former
European champions, FC Porto. The Nigerian star will
have to wait till October at least to make full debut.
The 17-year old can’t feature for the FC Porto’s first team
as he’s yet to clock 18, but has been featuring for the U-19
And with his 18th birthday in October still months away,
he tells sl10.ng that he’s mentally ready to break into FC
Porto’s first team.
“I will start playing for the first team when I’m 18, which is
what I’m looking forward to,” he said.
“But I have to keep doing what I do. I’ve trained with the
first team severally, but my contract stipulates that I must
be 18 before I play for the first team.”
The 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup winner played for Nigeria
at the African U-20 Championship in Senegal which the
“I’m ready to play in the first team because the first team
players are only older than me but they do not necessarily
have better intelligence.
“I’m ready to overcome any obstacles that could arise
because I love the club and they love me too. They
encourage me and I know I can do it,” he added.