Emmanuel Emenike, Super Eagles’ striker has declared that Nigerian stars would be the cynosure of all eyes in the underrated Russian league following the sensational move of Ahmed Musa from VVV Venlo in to CSKA Moscow.
The former Karabukspor of Turkey star has scored an impressive eight goals in 13 matches barely six months after his transfer from Fenerbahce.
The Anambra state-born star also revealed that his compatriots, Obinna Nsofor and Obafemi Martins have helped him to settle down in Moscow.
“Russian players and coaches respect Nigerian players a lot,” Emenike stated matter-of-factly.
“The coming of Musa to play in the league would equally boost our status and I believe we are going to dominate the Russian league.
“Yes, we can rule the Russian league if everybody is in-form, Oba is doing well, and Obinna is also doing great for his club likewise me. And everybody is waiting for the new season to begin to show the stuff we are made of.
“Musa is a great player and he possesses the quality of playing in the league with his speed and composure he can really bring a good fortune to the CSKA team this season.
“Obinna really helped me to settle down quickly, we are like twin brothers. He’s a good guy to have along with Obagol and I’m hopeful all of us would do well for our respective clubs,” he added.