Players in England Team with Nigerian Descendants

Players in England Team with Nigerian Descendants.

Nigeria is talented with a lot of players , both within the country and diaspora.

Sportyleagues takes a look at players with Nigeria Heritage who are currently playing for England Team.

1. Tammy Abraham

Kevin Oghenetega Tamaraebi Bakumo-Abraham born 2 October 1997 in Camberwell,London, England to a Nigerian Father and a British Mother.

He is known as Tammy Abraham, he plays as a striker for premier league club Chelsea and the English National Team.

Abraham is eligible to represent Nigeria through his paternal lineage, despite playing for England youth.

On September 21st 2017, there was a claim by pinnick that Abraham has switched his allegiance to Nigeria, but Abraham denied the claim in a statement issued that day.

2. Fikayo Tomori

Oluwafikayomi Oluwadamilola Tomori is a professional footballer who plays as a defender for championship club Derby County, on loan from premier League Club Chelsea. He represented both Canada and England at youth Level.

Born to Nigeria parents, he is eligible to play for Nigeria, Canada also as a result of his birth place and England where he was brought up, he lived his whole life in England.

Tomori is currently representing England U21.

4. Josh Onomah

 

Joshua Oghenetega Peter Onomah born 27 April 1997 to Nigerian parents is an English footballer who plays as a midfielder for Tottenham hotspur.

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He has represented England up to U21, he is eligible to play for Nigeria due to his parents country of birth.

5. Dominic Solanke

 

Dominic Ayodele Solanke-Mitchell was born 14 September 1997 to a Nigerian Father and a British mother in Reading, England.

He started his career with Chelsea Fc in 2004 in their under-eight team.

He has played for Chelsea, Liverpool and he is currently playing for AFC Bournemouth on a long-term contract for an undisclosed fee.

He is eligible to play for Nigeria, through is paternal lineage.

6. Ovie Ejaria

Oviemuno Dominic Ejaria born 18 November 1997 to Nigerian Parents is an English footballer who plays as a midfielder for Liverpool.

Ejaria is eligible to represent England or Nigeria internationally. Although he trained with the under-17 team in 2013, however despite rumour of a call up in the Nigeria National team, he still accepted the England U-20 call up.

He is currently representing England in the under 21 team.

7. Sheyi Ojo

Oluwaseyi Babajide “Sheyi” Ojo born 19 June 1997 to Nigerian parents is an English footballer who plays for stade de Reims, as a winger.

He can represent Nigeria through his Nigerian heritage and is also eligible to play for England in International football.

Though in September 2018 ,he stated he could represent Nigeria in future,he is currently representing England in U-21 team.

 

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