England Calls Up 10 Eligible Nigerian Players
By Chris Umosen
October 05, 2020
The English Football
Association have finalized the rosters for
the Three Lions and Young Lions ahead of international fixtures this month, with as many
as 10 Nigeria-eligible players
As previously reported, Arsenal defender, Bukayo Saka, is in
line to become cap-tied to his
country of birth after receiving
a maiden call-up to the Three
Lions for UEFA Nations League
matches with Belgium and Denmark and a friendly against
Wales, while Crystal Palace's
Eberechi Eze has been named to the England U21 roster.
Arsenal striker, Folarin
Balogun, West Ham centre back,
Ajibola Alese, and Hamburg
winger, Xavier Amaechi, have
received maiden call-ups to England U20 squad.
The trio will link up with manager Lee Carsley's side for an international friendly against
Wales at the National Football
Center on October 13.
Arsenal midfielder, Miguel
Azeez, and PSV Eindhoven
winger, Noni Madueke, are in
line to make their debuts for England U19s when they face Scotland in a double header at St.
George's Park in October.
Madueke has been in brilliant
form in the new season, netting
his first senior goal and setting
up three others in the Dutch
Arsenal fullback, Daniel
Oyegoke, Aston Villa midfielder,
Carney Chukwuemeka, and
Manchester City winger, Samuel
Edozie, have been invited to participate in an U18s training.