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Echiejile: I’m Focusing On World Cup, Not New Deal With Cercle Brugge

Echiejile: I’m Focusing On World Cup, Not New Deal With Cercle Brugge

By Johnny Edward:

Elderson Echiejile says that is not thinking about signing a contract extension with Cercle Brugge, but concentrating on being in great form to make Super Eagles final squad to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Echiejile’s six-month loan deal at the Belgian club expires this summer, and he has an offer to extend his stay at the newly promoted top division side, Completesportsnigeria.com gathered.

Cercle Brugge defeated Beerschot Wilrijk 3-1 in March to seal their return to the elite division after three years.

“The World Cup is around the corner and we’ll see what happens next,” Echiejile told Completesportsnigeria.com.

“I haven’t thought about it yet; I have another a year contract with Monaco and I am very happy. I just think about the end of the season and to stay in good shape and form for the World Cup.”

Echiejile played for Turkish side Sivasspor at the start of the 2017/18 season before joining Cercle Brugge in January in search of regular football.

The left-back who missed out on the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil due to injury, has made 53 international appearances for the Super Eagles and scored twice.

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  • ojo samuel 3 years ago

    pls don’t focus on any world cup…idowu and aina will do the job for us

  • ako amadi 3 years ago

    Why should Echiejile not focus on the World Cup? It’s Gernot Rohr who will decide in a few weeks if his ambitions are misplaced or not.