Heracles Almelo of Holland forward Cyriel Dessers has obtained a Nigerian passport paving the way for his invitation to the Super Eagles for next month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations double-header against the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone, reports Completesports.com.
Dessers according to a report in fcupdate.nl was issued the passport on Tuesday.
The 25-year-old was born in Leuven to a Belgian father and Nigerian mother
He is now expected to be named in Nigeria’s squad for the games against Sierra Leone after pledging his allegiance to the three-time African champions.
Dessers is currently the top scorer in the Dutch Eredivisie with 15 goals in 24 appearances.
The Super Eagles top Group L after winning their opening two games against Benin Republic and Lesotho.