Sierra Leone sensational forward and former Craig Bellamy graduate, Rodney Micheal Jr has on a post expressed excitement after his first debut match for Sierra Leone national team, Leone Stars in Dubai.

3 months ago, news of Rodney Micheal Jr joining the Leone Stars on their International friendlies ahead of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers surfaced. On the concluded match which mark his debut for Leone Stars with Algerian Team-B side in Dubai, Rodney Micheal Jr disclosed how it was a dream come true to have finally succeeded in representing Sierra Leone national team which he had dreamt all his kid life.

According to Rodney, with the dreams on his mind always, he has been training and working tirelessly hard towards this special moments since his childhood. He added that even though the match didn’t end in favour of his team Leone Stars, but it was an honour for him to have represented Sierra Leone in such occasion. He continued that, he is always and forever ready to answer the call of Sierra Leone to national duties.

On his social media platform he posted:

Proud to have made my debut for the Sierra Leone Senior National Team ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Been dreaming and working toward this special moment since I was a little kid! Was an honor to represent and will always be an honor๐Ÿ™๐Ÿผ A Dream Come True โค๏ธ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑ #leonestars #sierraleone #nationalteam”

Rodney Micheal Jr is a Sierra Leone – United States based Footballer. He is 173 cm (5 ft 8 in) in height and plays for Indy Eleven in the U.S.

Michael played three seasons of high school soccer at Dunn School, been named 2016-17 California Gatorade Soccer Player of the Year and lead the Earwigs to the CIF Southern Section Championship in 2015 and 2017.

Michael earned All-CIF honors all three seasons after scoring 74 goals and tallying 43 assists in his career. Michael also played club soccer for USSDA side Santa Barbara Soccer Club from 2014 to 2017, helping the club to the 2016 U18 National Championship and earned Best-XI honors.