Nigerian Legend Sunday Oliseh Hails One Striker After France Defeat Poland at 2022 World Cup. Former Nigerian international Sunday Oliseh, who is on FIFA duties at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, has hailed Kylian Mbappe.
Mbappé has set his sights on winning the FIFA World Cup for the second time in his career.
The 23-year-old netted a brace in France’s 3-1 win over Poland in the second round of the ongoing FIFA World Cup as Les Blues book a place in the last eight.
And Oliseh, who is in Qatar along with other technical experts selected to bring enhanced football intelligence to fans during the World Cup, was stunned by Mbappe’s show.
After the brace against Poland, Oliseh wrote:
“Mbappe! Mbappe!! Mbappe!!! Watching this Genius turn on the flame on Poland here in Qatar. He is simply absolute A class act!”
Oliseh is on FIFA assignment with Germany legend Jurgen Klinsmann, and ex-Swiss international Pascal Zuberbuhler (Zubi), among six panellists led by former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger.
Mbappe continues to shine
Meanwhile, Kylian Mbappe is leading the race for the most valuable player at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar due to his fantastic display for defending champions France.
The 23-year-old was the hero again for Didier Deschamps’ team as Les Blues booked a quarterfinal berth after he scored a brace to sink Robert Lewandowski’s Poland.
Mbappe has now scored a total of 8 World Cup goals in just his second appearance at football’s biggest competition, surpassing great players like Thierry Henry and Luis Suarez.