TSG Hoffenheim of Germany centre-back Kevin Akpoguma has declared his intention to play for the Super Eagles after representing Germany at youth level. Completesports.com’s ADEBOYE AMOSU digs out seven facts about the defender.
1. Nigerian Father/ German Mother
Kevin was born to Nigerian father and German mother. His father migrated from Nigeria at a very young age before settling down in Germany.
2. Earlier Played As Striker
The tall, strong and imposing defender used to be a centre-forward before he was converted by a former youth coach.
3. U-17 Euro Championship Winner With Germany
The 25-year-old was part of the German U-17 team that won the European Championship in Hungary. They defeated Portugal 1-0 in the final.
4. Helped Germany Pip Nigeria At U-20 W/Cup
The big centre-back captained the German U-20 side at the FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand in 2015. Germany knocked the Flying Eagles out of that…
Source: Complete Sports