HEAT OF THE MOMENT INTERNATIONAL SPORTS GIST WORLD FOOTBALL WHO IS CYRIEL DESSERS? By Admin Posted on March 4, 2020 2 min read 0 0 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin Not many Nigerians know the new Super Eagles invitee; Cyriel Dessers. Cyriel Dessers, 25 years old, was born on 8 December, 1994 to a Nigerian father and a Belgian mother. He currently plays professional football as a striker with Heracles Almelo in the Dutch Eredivisie. Born in the city of Tongeren located in the Belgian province of Limburg, Dessers; then as a 19-year-old in the 2013-2014 football season stood out in the reserves and youth competitions for Oud-Heverlee Leuven, scoring over 20 goals. With OHL in danger of relegation and several first team strikers either out of shape, injured or suspended, he was given his first minutes in the first team in a 3–2 away loss against Mons. In April 2014, Dessers signed a two-year deal with Lokeren. In July 2016 he signed with NAC Breda on a contract until summer 2019, of Dutch second-tier Eerste divisie. On 28 May 2017, they were promoted to the Eredivisie, after a 1–4 victory over N.E.C., in which Dessers scored 3 goals. He finished the season with 29 goal in 40 matches. In July 2017, Dessers moved to FC Utrecht, agreeing a contract for three years with an option for an additional year. On 11 August 2017, he scored the first goal in the competition. In the current season, he has made 25 appearances for Heracles Almelo and has scored 15 goals, he his currently the top scorer in the Dutch top flight league.