By Arinze Ude.Portland Timbers striker, Bright Dike has been called up by coach, Stephen Keshi for Wednesday friendly duet with Venezuela in Miami.
Bright Dike is one of players drafted into the team after John Mikel Obi, Onyekachi Apam and Victor Moses all excused themselves from the game. The other player is Gomo Onduku of Sharks FC of Port-Harcourt.
Bright Dike was born in the United States – Oklahoma city to be precise to Nigerian parents and has never represented any country at any level.
The 25 year old is still a newbie to professional football, having joined Portland just two years ago after a successful US college career at the University of Notre Dame.