Mexico: Olayemi Joins Super Eagles Camp

Tottenham’s under-23 goalkeeper, Joshua Olayemi has been called up to Nigeria’s squad for the friendly clash against Mexico on July 4 at the Los Angeles Coliseum.

Olayemi will replace the injured team captain, Ikechukwu Ezenwa in the squad.

His invitation means he is the only foreign-based player in the team as the rest of the team play their football in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

The 20-year-old was born in England but to Nigerian parents, which makes him eligible for the three-time African Champions.

Olayemi is currently spurs under 23 goalkeeper, although he had his first experience of senior football while on loan at national league side, maidenhead united between October 2020 and January 2021.

The youngster conceded 18 goals and kept ten clean sheets in his 21 appearances for spurs under 18 side.

The also has 17 appearances in the premier league 2, conceding 21 times and keeping three clean sheets.

Olayemi has also represented England at the under-15 and under-16 levels.

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