Call For UK-Born Nigerian Footballers to Switch Allegiance
Super Eagles boss Gernot Rohr wants Liverpool's Dominic Solanke and Everton's Ademola Lookman to switch their allegiance and play for Nigeria, while also trying to persuade Huddersfield Town midfielder Philip Billing to leave Denmark. Rohr is known for recruiting foreign-based professionals whose roots are in Nigeria.
Huddersfield Town's Philip Billing, Everton's Ademola Lookman and Liverpool's Dominic Solanke.
Guardian, 12 September 2018
Everton youngster, Ademola Lookman will choose to pledge his international future to Nigeria and not England, according to reports. Read more »
Guardian, 14 June 2017
After his victory over Wladimir Klitschko in their heavyweight bout at Wembley Stadium in April, Nigerian-born English boxer, Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua was asked why the… Read more »
Vanguard, 18 February 2017
Ademola Lookman is being coveted by the Nigerian FA as they hope the young striker will chose to play his international career for them, with a possible call-up as soon as next… Read more »
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has described Nigeria as the toughest national team job he has handled. He says that although his team is still young, it has matured enough for the ... Read more »
Swansea footballer Tammy Abraham has been included in the England Under-21 squad after denying he was considering switching allegiance to Nigeria. Read more »