Haruna Lukman has expressed his delight to be recalled to the National team squad of the Super Eagles and has stated that he is ready to up his game and prove that coach Sunday Oliseh made the right decision to inviting him.
The Anzi Makhachkala midfielder makes a return to the Super Eagles squad for the first time since 2010, having last featured for Nigeria at the FIFA World Cup in South Africa in 2010.
He is currently on loan at Anzi Makhachkala from Dynamo Kyiv and he has established himself as a vital part of the team, having starred in a five league matches, scoring one goal and he is ready to replicate his club form in the Super Eagles’ squad.
“I’m just looking forward to this game because it’s an exciting time for me, this news is a challenge for me to come and give my best,” Haruna told Complete Sports Nigeria.
“I want to be a useful addition to the squad and I believe we will continue improving.”
Nigeria takes on Tanzania on September 5 in Dar se Salaam in the second Group F qualifier for the 2017 AFCON in Gabon and it will be coach Sunday Oliseh first competitive match in charge of Super Eagles since taking over from Stephen Keshi in July 2015.