On-loan Leicester City forward, Ademola Lookman is buzzing after FIFA granted his request to switch Nationality from England to Nigeria.
The World Football Governing Body cleared the former England youth international to represent Nigeria at the senior level on Thursday.
Reacting to the news, Lookman who was born in London, said he’s happy to get an opportunity to represent Nigeria and can’t wait to put on the Green and White jersey.
“Delighted to announce that FIFA has approved my Nationality switch. Thank you for the warm welcome and I can’t wait to put on the Super Eagles shirt and represent the country, the Super Eagles ” He said.
Before pledging allegiance to Nigeria, Lookman represented England at the U17 and U20 levels. He also helped them win the FIFA World Cup at the same level.
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