Exclusive Interview With Reading Super - Teen UCHE IKPEAZU
Published: October 27, 2012
Exclusive Interview With Reading Super - Teen UCHE IKPEAZUOn October 9th, young Anglo - Nigerian striker Uche Ikpeazu bagged a hat - trick for Reading U18s against Arsenal. In this interview, Ikpeazu talks to allnigeriasoccer.com on his international future and his Reading career.

: Uche Ikpeazu
Age: 17 years
Date of Birth: 28th February, 1995
Place of Birth: London, United Kingdom

ANS: Have you been to Nigeria before?
Uche Ikpeazu: Yes.

ANS: Favorite Nigerian food?

Uche Ikpeazu: Jollof Rice and chicken.

ANS: Favorite subject in high school?

Uche Ikpeazu: Religious Education

ANS: Any contact with the Nigeria Federation to play for the U 20 squad. Your international future lies with which country?
Uche Ikpeazu: I have had no contact with the Nigeria Federation, and I am not sure at the moment which country - England or Nigeria - to play for.

ANS: How did you join Reading FC, who spotted you?
Uche Ikpeazu: I was spotted at Middlesex by the Head of Recruitment.

ANS: You have scored 10 goals in 8 games, what is the secret behind your blistering start to the season?

Uche Ikpeazu: I am working hard on my weaknesses and putting my faith in God.

ANS: Which player do you model your game after?
Uche Ikpeazu: Didier Drogba

ANS: Strengths and weaknesses as a player.......

Uche Ikpeazu: My strengths are my pace and power. On the other hand, I have to be more clinical in front of goal at times.

ANS: Who is your favorite Nigerian player?

Uche Ikpeazu: I have to go for former Bolton Wanderers midfielder Jay Jay Okocha because of his skills and he provides entertainment on the pitch.

ANS: What is the highlight and lowlight of your career so far?
Uche Ikpeazu: Scoring a hat - trick against Arsenal Under 18s and winning the game 3 - 0 is the best moment of my career. Last season, I did not start enough games and that hit me hard.

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