‘Don’t wake me up from this dream’ – Ogu excited leading Nigeria to victory

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The 30-year-old was afforded the opportunity to lead the Super Eagles against the Lone Stars much to his delight

John Ogu is full of excitement after leading Nigeria to a 2-1 victory over Liberia in an exhibition game on Tuesday.

Goals from Simeon Nwankwo and Henry Onyekuru helped Gernot Rohr’s men clinch their second consecutive win in a friendly game Samuel Kanyon Doe Stadium, Monrovia days after crushing Seychelles 3-0 in an African Cup of Nations qualifying game.

And Ogu has taken to the social media to show his delight after captaining the three-time African champions against a Geroge Weah-led side.

“Don’t wake me up from this dream,” Ogu wrote on Instagram.

“Captain the Super Eagles of Nigeria with such Wonderful talents in a game against Liberia with the President of Liberia on the pitch and the only African player to win the Ballon d or.

“I will never forget this day in my life .. I feel blessed,” he concluded.

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The Super Eagles will now shift their focus to their next African Cup of Nations qualifying game against Libya on October 9.

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