Austria Vienna striker Olanrewaju Kayode has been called up for for the Super Eagles friendly games against Senegal and Burkina Faso later this month.

It will be Kayode’s first run-out with the Eagles as he will replace the crocked Victor Osimhen who has been ruled out of the test games due to injury.

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The 18-year-old Wolfsburg striker underwent surgery for a troublesome knee complaint 10 days ago and was effectively ruled out of the friendlies and Kayode was called up to take his place.

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Kayode has played for the U17 National team, the Golden Eaglets and the Flying Eagles but will suit up for the Eagles for the first time.

The 23-year-old scored 13 goals in 37 games last season in all competitions and is already on 15 goals in all competitions this season with six assists to his name.

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Kayode, who is known for his pace and all action style, was on target last weekend in a 3-0 win over SV Reid in the Austrian Bundesliga.
supersport.com


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