‘I Can’t Wait To Put On The Super Eagles Shirt’ –Lookman Thrilled With Nationality Switch


'I Can't Wait To Put On The Super Eagles Shirt' --Lookman Thrilled With Nationality Switch

Leicester City winger Ademola Lookman says he can’t wait to put on the green and white colours of Nigeria after his nationality switch was approved by the Federation of International Football Federation (FIFA) , reports Completesports.com.

Lookman’s request to represent the three-time African champions was granted by FIFA on Thursday.

The former Everton player, who is on loan at Leicester from Bundesliga club RB Leipzig, was part of England’s title winning squad at the 2017 U-20 World Cup in South Korea.

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The 24-year-old London native, who was born to Nigerian parents, has however not played for England’s senior team.

He took to the social media to celebrate the national switch.

“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 @NGSuperEagles 🇳🇬🦅,” Lookman wrote on his…

Source: Complete Sports