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Oliseh Hails ‘Exceptional’ Ndidi In Leicester’s Win Vs Chelsea

Oliseh Hails ‘Exceptional’ Ndidi In Leicester’s Win Vs Chelsea

Legendary Super Eagles midfielder Sunday Oliseh has hailed Wilfred Ndidi in Leicester City’s win against Chelsea, describing his performance as exceptional.

Ndidi was one of the standout performers for Leicester in the 2-0 win against the Blues in Tuesday’s fixture at the King Power stadium.

The Super Eagles midfield star broke the deadlock in the 6th minute with a left-foot strike before James Maddison added the second goal.

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It was Ndidi’s first Premier League goal of the season for Leicester and his second against Chelsea.

The win took Leicester temporarily to the summit of the Premier League table.

And reacting to Ndidi’s impressive display Oliseh wrote on his verified Twitter handle:”Extremely pleased for Naija’s own Wilfred Ndidi for the exceptionally impressive performance he put up vs Chelsea. played simple, effective, and showed personality.”

By James Agberebi 

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  • Yeah, very effective, so effective that Chelsea fans are asking for the club to buy him because he is experienced and “he will be a cheaper option to a certain young England international by the name of Declan rice”. I hear!!!
    Right now chelsea needs ndidi more than ndidi needs chelsea.
    If there is ever going to be a discussion of a possible transfer of ndidi to chelsea or any other club, they must be ready to pay his worth in tens of millions. No more all this undervaluing African talents just because they are from Africa. If they wont pay his worth they can go for their “more expensive option”, who May or may not perform to their expectations.

    • Odunzi 3 years ago

      Ndidi would be the best replacement to Kante and he is taller but has less balance than Kante. Currently the best/ one of the best DM in the Prem, that’s what I hear the English pundits say.

      Nigeria should swap Rohr for Southgate with England, win-win for both. England plays more attacking and Nigeria better. But I doubt any high profile coach would come though.

  • He would know.

    Being a proponent of defensive midfielders who can let fly from range, I wasn’t surprised that Sunday Oliseh approved of Ndidi’s regal strike against against Chelsea from just after the 18 yard box yesterday.

    Nobody will forget in a hurry how Oliseh’s bolt from the blue contributed to making Spain’s World Cup campaign bite the dust in France 98.

    Twenty years later, Ndidi almost created his own moment in history against Argentina in the 2018 Russia World Cup but his rocket of a shot from outside the 18 yard box sailed agonisingly just wide (after some good work from John Obi Mikel).

    What a story that would have been!

    But yesterday, he scored the first of his customary 2 goals per season for Leicester when his gingerly taken shot refracted off the post before nestling in the back of Chelsea’s net.

    It was a fitting reward for his hard work, focus and dedication and reminder that he does know where the goal is.

    What I am eagerly awaiting now is for Ndidi to open his goal account for the Super Eagles of Nigeria, hopefully with a cracker from distance.

    When it happens, you can bet your money that Sunday Oliseh will comment approvingly!

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