We recently told you about Everton youngster, Ademola Lookman, who is the subject of a row between the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) and the English FA over which country he will represent in his international career.
Thesheet.ng brings you a list of six youngsters who have turned down the country to play for another land. Read on…
currently in the Unlike Super Eagles defenders Leon Balogun and Troost Ekong, there is a long list of football players with Nigerian blood, who chose to play for countries — some as far-flung as Haiti, Indonesia and Singapore — other than Nigeria. While many of them bear easily recognisable Nigerian names, others like Everton and England midfielder Ross Barkley have names that makes it difficult to guess their Nigerian roots.
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