Naijasporthub catches up in the Super Eagles training camp with
Chelsea defender Ola Aina who could soon make a permanent switch to Serie A
Correspondent: How are you doing Ola Aina?
OLA AINA: I am fine, thank you
Correspondent: It seems that leaving Chelsea on loan to Torino has
paid off after your great season in Italy this past season.
Yes, it was good. It was a bold move for me, I was happy to make
the move and it paid off for me.
Correspondent: Will you now be happy to stay back at Torino on a
I can’t talk much about it right now, but I enjoyed myself, the
time I had there was good, let’s wait and see what will happen in the next few
Correspondent: You have played at both left and right back
positions, but which of these positions are you most comfortable with?
Yes, I started as a right full back, but recently I really
enjoyed playing at the left full back. I think I am comfortable playing in the
left fullback, but either role is okay for me.
Correspondent: Would you say playing for the Super Eagles of
Nigeria was a dream come true for you?
Yes, when I was younger obviously I played for England, but I
always had the thought to play for Nigeria senior team or the England senior
team, it’s been in my head and it’s really good to play for Nigeria’s senior
team now. I have really enjoyed the people that are here, the coaches, the
players and the people around. It’s a really nice place to play football.
Correspondent: Will Ola Aina make the cut to the AFCON?
Yes, we pray so, there is still a lot of hard work to do because
the coaches still have to release some players, it is still a hard job to do
but hopefully I get to make it.
Correspondent: Thank you for your time Ola.
Thank you too.