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Prince Kelechi to lead Flying Eagles to victory, says Obuh

Oviri Kelvin, Sports Editor, Abuja

AS Roma Academy promising winger, Prince Kelechi, has been singled out for greatness in the profession by John Obuh, the vastly experienced Nigerian coach.

According to the football gaffer, the youngster possesses the talents that can lead the Flying Eagles to victory.

Moreover, the WAFU U-20 tournament from May 7 – May 20, 2022, which is held bi-annually, is also the means to qualify for the U-20 Africa Cup of Nations and Obuh believes Kelechi will lead the nation to victory in both events The Trumpet gathered.

Complete Sports reports that the Ex-Nigerian Under-17 World Cup coach, Obuh who worked closely with Prince Kelechi with the former having been the technical director of Roma Academy, Abuja believes the young forward can help Ladan Bosso’s under-20 team achieve greatness.

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Obuh said, “Prince Kelechi has exceptional qualities that stand out,” explained Obuh. “He has an understanding of the game as well as good balance and coordination which means that he has exceptional technique with the ball at his feet.

“It’s incredibly difficult to take the ball off him. He is good one-on-one and has a good shot and precision. He can shoot with both feet even if he is basically right-footed, he can finish with the left as well.

“That makes him very difficult to read for the defenders. Will he go right or left? It makes him difficult to handle. And impressively too, he’s a huge threat at free kicks,” concluded Obuh who had only good things about the 19-year-old attacker,” he added.

Meanwhile, Prince Kelechi who has also featured for Prince Kazeem Eletu FC is wanted by the Spanish La Liga SmartBank side, CD Leganes, French Ligue 1 club, Amiens SC, and another top team from Qatar with the three sides desperately jostling for the signature of the latest Nigerian attacking sensation.

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