Why Dutch Nigerian Ebuehi Turn Down Super Eagles Invitation For Algeria Tie


Freshly invited Dutch born Nigerian full back Tyronne Ebuehi has rejected the immediate opportunity to commit his international future to Nigeria by insisting on improving his club form for ADO Den Haag.


Ebuehi was among the list of players called up by Nigeria for the World Cup 2018 qualifiers, but the 20 year old has turned down the invitation, although he didn’t rule out playing for Nigeria in the future.

Born to Nigerian parent in Holland, they are fears that the boy is under pressure from the Dutch football authorities to wait for his time with the Dutch national team instead of playing for Nigeria.

“I see it as a great honor that I am noted in my homeland,” says Ebuehi.

“But at this moment rADO Den Haag requires my full attention. Especially now that I am settled in the team. Therefore, it doesn’t seems to me like the right time to travel to Nigeria for the match. I want to focus completely on the club . but I certainly do not rule out playing for Nigeria in the future, if the next time am called up ” He told the club official website.