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Saido Berahino keen to help Burundi for major tournaments

Saido Berahino keen to help Burundi for major tournaments

Stoke City continue to slide under Gary Rowett as they suffered a 3-2 defeat at the hands of Blackburn Rovers. 

The Potters have looked extremely disappointing so far this season and are still yet to really find their feet in the Championship. Although, it looks as if one of their first team members is looking to hit form on the international stage, as according to BBC Sport, Saido Berahino has highlighted his determination to help his country Burundi qualify for major tournaments in the coming years.

Indeed, the 25-year-old highlighted how keen he is to help his country after making the commitment to play for the African nation on a regular basis.

And, this is what the forward had to say:

“We have a long way to get there but I believe with this team, what I have seen so far, we have young and hungry players and we managed to show that against Gabon.

“As everybody knows, I reached a tough patch in my career and I thought that playing for my country will give me a different type of challenge and give me a different type of responsibility.” 

THE VERDICT:

Saido Berahino has been impressive for Stoke City so far this season and will play a huge part in their push for a place in the play-offs.

Indeed, it’s good to see that the forward is determined to thrive on the international stage in order to help his country qualify for major tournaments.

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