Kingsley Sokari A Great Talent, Says Kadiri Ikhana

The veteran coach has extolled the qualities of the Flying Eagles midfielder saying he has a lot to offer after his brilliant strike against Korea DPR on Monday
Enyimba’s head coach, Kadiri Ikhana has described Flying Eagles midfielder Kingsley Sokari as a ‘great talent’ after his screamer against Korea DPR in the Fifa U20 World Cup on Thursday morning.
Sokari netted the third goal from near 25 yards out in Nigeria U20’s 4-0 win against Korea DPR in their second game in New Plymouth and the veteran coach admits his superb goal was just a tip of the iceberg from the 20-year-old’s qualities.
“Sokari has ever been a great talented player. You cannot rule out such touch of goal scoring if we (Nigeria) hope to make a statement at the tournament,” Ikhana told Goal.
“He is an experienced and very skilful player. His presence in the team will bring huge boost to the team.
“I’m not surprised he scored such a great goal because he is always hungry to improve on his performance. He is dogged and creative. I expect more goals from him.
Ikhana insists Sokari is an unfolding talent who is capable of powering the Manu Garba’s side to glory as well hailed the impressive show of the Flying Eagles and urged Nigerians to support the team.
“I expect him to improve more in the subsequent games. He is a kind of player that learns to do better than he is being doing in his previous games,” he continued.
“I believe his best is yet to come and hope to see him helping the team go far in the tournament.
“I think the Flying Eagles had a good game. They corrected most of their mistakes in the first game and already beginning to get their rhythm as a team.
“We just need to be patience with the team, pray and support them. I believe they will make us proud in New Zealand,” he concluded.
Nigeria will face Hungary on Sunday in their final group game.