By Sedara Philip
Bayer Leverkusen has congratulated Victor Boniface on his maiden invitation to the Nigeria national team.
The forward was on Sunday named in the Super Eagles squad for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sao Tome and Principe.
The 22-year-old earned his invitation on the back of his impressive displays at club level.
Boniface was joint-top scorer in the UEFA Europa League last season.
The striker started the new season on an impressive note, netting four times in three league appearances for Bayer Leverkusen.
The club took to social media to felicitate the player on his call-up.
“Victor #Boniface is nominated for the Nigerian national team for the first time.
Congratulations, Vic! reads a tweet on the club’s Twitter handle.