Former U23 Invitee, Faisal Sharif Joins Slovenian Side, Nk Jadran Dekani

April 10 14:17 2020

Former under-23 invitee, Muhammad Faisal Sharif has joined Slovenian second division side, NK Jadran Dekani on a one year deal, reports.

Athletic and stocky Faisal Sharif has been assigned jersey 17 by his Slovenian side and was on the verge of playing his first match for the club before the coronavirus outbreak.

Speaking to on returning to Nigeria due to coronavirus outbreak in Europe,

Faisal said “I was on the verge of playing my first match for my new club because the coach has so much faith in me but the outbreak, coupled with a little delay in getting clearance from Nigeria Football Federation stopped me from making my debut before the league was suspended”

“Anyway that is in the past now because clearance has been given by NFF and I am free to play once the league resumes.”

Faisal who is also a pilot, but the desire to play football overrode that of the other profession, is hell-bent on making a name for himself in football.

“my target is to keep improving and to play a lot games for my new club while hoping that the team can gain promotion, however I hope to be able to play in the UEFA champions league in the future while the ultimate dream is to play for super eagles of Nigeria which may not be now but I have my eyes set on it,” he said

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