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FIFA clears Liverpool youngster to represent Nigeria

FIFA clears Liverpool youngster to represent Nigeria

Liverpool youngster, Ovie Ejaria has been given a green light by world football governing body, FIFA to represent the Super Eagles of Nigeria ahead of the three lions of England, Brila has reported.

Ejaria was cleared after his application to switch allegiance from England to Nigeria were approved by FIFA with necessary documents set to be completed in few weeks.

The player who was born in England to Nigerian parents already represented England at the age grade level, after playing roles in the country’s including FIFA U-17 and U-20 world cup triumph.

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Report has it that Nigeria Football Federation has been has been on the trail of the Reading loamee who is said to be highly rated by Gernot Rohr

This will come as a major boost for the NFF after it lost Tammy Abraham to England and QPR creator-in-chief, Ebere Eze seemingly leaning to go the same way.


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