Salhadin Said PSLBy Collins Okinyo

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Ethiopia all time scorer Salhadin Said has set his sights on the South African Premier Soccer League which he described as amazing despite being offered a new lucrative deal by his club Lierse in Belgium.

Salhadin is the man expected to lead the striking force against Nigeria after his partner Getaneh Kebede was ruled out with a nagging knee injury and he had promised fireworks against the African champions against who he has scored against on several occasions.

“My focus currently is on our important game against Nigeria which I hope to give 100 percent performance by scoring the Important goals. However after the qualifiers I am focusing moving to South Africa where I intend to make an impact before moving to Europe.”

“I have always admired how football is run effectively in South Africa and players are rename rated well just like in some European countries,” Salhadin told in Addis Ababa.

Salhadin is expected to be played as a lone striker with the help of Omod Okwury against Nigeria. In 2012 his brace helped Ethiopia to a 2-2 draw against Nigeria In Addis Ababa.