FIFA Yet To Okay Lookman And Ejaria For Nigeria

To be approved by Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) targets, Ovie Ejaria and Ademola Lookman, are yet to be cleared to play for the Super Eagles.

This is despite recent reports which indicated that the FIFA has cleared the duo to play for Nigeria.

having both been born in London to parents of Nigerian descent, Lookman and Ejaria have played for England’s youth national teams.

Lookman and Ejaria are currently on the books of German side Rb Leipzig and english club reading Fc respectively.

Super Eagles chief scout Tunde Adelakun, told That they are still working behind the scenes to process the nationality switch of Ejaria and Lookman.

Lookman spent the 2020/21 season on loan at english side Fulham FC where he registered four goals and four assists in 34 premier league games.

While Ejaria is one of the key players at reading where the 23-year-old central midfielder was involved in eight goals from 38 matches in the english championship in the 2020/21 season.

Both players were part of the England squad which won the 2017 FIFA under-20 world cup in South Korea.

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