Aluko urges Solanke, Tomori, others to switch nationality

Posted on Jun 18 2017 - 9:08am by admin

Fulham FC of England striker Sone Aluko believes that he has finished smartly for Nigeria’s super Eagles considering he started playing for the West African giants in 2009.
The frontman has entreated Dominic Solanke, Fikayo Tomori, Sheyi Ojo, Ovie Ejaria, Josh Onomah and Ademola Lookman to change their global allegiance from England to Nigeria.
The six players, who’re of Nigerian descent, just lately helped England beneath-20 clinch the 2017 FIFA U20 World Cup with Solanke successful the competition’s player of the event accolade.
Aluko, who performed for the england U19 aspect before switching his allegiance to the tremendous Eagles, stated that the onus is on the Nigerian soccer Federation (NFF).
“The onus is on Nigeria and not the players. Nigeria must make it sexy for these gamers to depart the path they’ve identified,’’ Aluko mentioned.
‘’After being within the English system, and Nigeria who’ve by no means invested in their occupation invite them, it would be tough,” he stated.
“Even me that may be described as a success story, I handiest have six caps, I haven’t started in a aggressive sport for tremendous Eagles but i’ve scored two goals and people mentioned i’ve executed well.
‘’So it’s the duty for Nigeria to make it attractive for them which i believe is what they’re trying to do now in getting these players.”
Ojo and Ejaria are on the books of Liverpool FC, whereas Solanke and Tomori are Chelsea FC avid gamers. then again, Solanke will join Liverpool next month after signing a pre-contract with the Reds.

 

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