Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions Rivers United celebrated the invitation of their goalkeeper, Sochima Victor to the Super Nigeria soccernet reveals
Sochima was named in Super Eagles’ squad for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying double-header against Guinea-Bissau by head coach, Jose Peseiro on Thursday.
Rivers United are the only Nigeria team at the continent out of the four that represented the country in the beginning of the season.
The Port Harcourt based team celebrated the goalkeeper's invitation on their Twitter handle: "Sochima: Rivers United's star gets Super Eagles call-up
Rivers United's safe hands Sochima Victor has been handed his invitation to the Nigeria's senior national team.
The goalie has been in fantastic form for Rivers United in the Nigeria Premier Football League and CAF Confederation Cup this season.
Sochima also played a key role in Rivers United winning the NPFL title last season.
The Super Eagles and Guinea Bissau will clash at the Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja from 5pm on Friday, March 24.
The reverse fixture will take place at the Estadio 24 de Setembro in Bissau on Monday, March 27.