Everton’s Lookman to ditch England for Nigeria – report

By Daily Sports on September 12, 2018

Views: 853

Everton youngster Ademola Lookman will choose to pledge his international future to Nigeria and not England, according to reports.

The British-born winger has represented the Three Lions at under-19, under-20 and under-21 youth levels, as well as helping them to the FIFA U20 World Cup title in 2017 by scoring three goals at the tournament.

Lookman is eligible to play for the Super Eagles through his Nigerian parents but was born in Wandsworth, England.

The 20-year-old, who spent last season on loan at Bundesliga side RB Leipzig, has made the decision to change allegiances to Nigeria, according to a report in Pulse Sports .

It is understood he turned down the opportunity to play for Nigeria earlier in 2018 after meeting up with the president of the Nigeria Football Federation.

However, the report says a source close to the player’s representatives claim Lookman’s stance has now changed.

“An announcement will be made soon, I’m close to his management and they have confirmed that he has made the decision,” the source said. (Football365.com)

Photo shows Lookman. 

Source Daily Sports

Posted September 12, 2018


 

You may also like...
Ghana FA dissolved amid corruption claims

Andy Murray set to retire from tennis

Chelsea ‘Astonished’ by Fifa Transfer Snub

Messi to watch River vs Boca from a...

Green charts course for Golden Eaglet

Herrera to Join PSG Despite Late Manchester United...

 

Latest News Ighalo Wins 2019 AFCON Golden Boot CAF Makes $83 Million from 2019 AFCON Finals Algeria coach Belmadi Savours ‘Incredible’ AFCON Triumph Your AFCON Allowances Will Be Paid Soon, Buhari Assures Super Eagles Niger Tornadoes Management Unveils New Technical Adviser Zenith Women League Tips Off on Tuesday, July 23 Volleyball Premier League: Customs and NSCDC teams lock horns on Day 6 Nigeria National League Appoints Compliance Officers, Ahead of Play-Offs Solskjaer ‘Working On One or Two’ Man Utd Deals Eriksen Trains Alone On Spurs Pre-Season amid Exit Links Lampard Hoping to Rely on Youngsters Zouma, Mount McIlroy Misses Cut at Home Open as Lowry Shares Lead

 

Most Read Rangers International going, going . . . (45,647 views) Amaju Pinnick: A cat with nine lives (37,689 views) Missing $150,000 IAAF Grant: Solomon Dalung’s Hide and Seek game (36,294 views) Sports Development: Zenith Bank on the zenith (35,884 views) Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje’s solid footprints, commitment to sports development in Kano State (34,872 views) Current issues in Nigerian sports: Matters arising (34,791 views) Second Term: Amaju Pinnick, Other NFF Heavyweights Home to Roost •How Pinnick Broke the Jinx (34,156 views) Olopade, BET9A wave of revolution in NNL (33,895 views) Commonwealth Games 2018: Shame of Muhammadu Buhari, Solomon Dalung (33,550 views) NFF Presidency: Pinnick, Maigari, Ogunjobi, Okoye in Battle for Supremacy (32,826 views) John Mikel Obi: Segun Odegbami’s Outrageous Call! (30,719 views) Ibrahimovic’s Man U exit: Whose decision is it? And in whose interest? (30,647 views)

 

 


 

News Athletics (291) Basketball (175) Boxing (557) Columnists (459) Euro Soccer Update (5117) Fans Assembly (3) From the Grassroots (46) Golf (75) Interviews (14) Live Commentary (4) News (5279) NPL Glo Premier League (1030) People and Places (22) Readers Parliament (6) Tennis (573)

 

 

 

Phone numbers

Tel: +234(0)8066020976
+234(0)8055068145
+234(0)7013416146
+234(0)8094272884

Email addresses

info@dailysportsng.com
support@dailysportsng.com
publisher@dailysportsng.com

Office address

No 3, Adetoun Close, Off College Road, Ogba, Ikeja Lagos.
Website: www.dailysportsng.com

Social Media