WARRI Wolves striker, Gbolahan Salami has declared that his invitation to the Super Eagles for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers against Congo and South Africa has given his career a boost.
Salami, a member of the Super Eagles bronze winning Nigerian team to the African Nations Championship (CHAN) 2014 early this year, in the AFCON qualifiers scored in the 2-3 loss to the Red Devils of Congo, while he fired blank against Bafana Bafana in Cape Town.
The former Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) player said on the official website of the Nigeria Premier League that the training schedule of the senior national team was awesome.
"The way I played today was helped by the national team. The way the technical crew trained me, they gave me good food and good rest too," Salami said after his lone strike against Sunshine Stars at the Warri Township Stadium, in one of midweek Globacom Premier LeagueWeek 26 games said.
Salami fondly called Balotelli of Nigerian football with 12 goals so far is in contention for the Hot Shot award with Rangers' Ighodaro Osagona leading the chart with 14 goals.
Caption: Gbolahan Salami.